Monthly Archives: February 2006

At the Moment

One of the few great (and unknown) rock songs is Stavesacre’s “At the Moment,” released back in the late 90s. It shows the genre’s capability — rarely met — for intense praise. All things come together here in a deeply … Continue reading

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Filtering software update

Covenant Eyes has not released its filtering software yet. As noted awhile back, I plan to switch both of my machines to Covenant Eyes unless this forthcoming software is a huge disappointment. Given that their technology is very accurate, I … Continue reading

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The Augustinian scheme

Charles Hodge is one of the all-time great theologians. A formidable intellect, he was always charitable and clear. In his Systematic Theology, he discusses the Augustinian scheme. This is what Calvin and, if you believe this fellow, Luther believed. Here … Continue reading

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Lewis on Men

It is painful, being a man, to have to assert the privilege, or the burden, which Christianity lays upon my own sex. I am crushingly aware how inadequate most of us are, in our actual and historical individualities, to fill … Continue reading

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Look at the smiling faces

Pathetic. Molech’s priestesses.

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Best blog on the web?

Baylyblog has been cooking up some tasty stew lately. First, PCA pastor and African missionary David Wegener has some nourishing advice about how we can wisely aid Africa. It is not quite what you are hearing from Rick Warren and … Continue reading

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Reading the ancients

There is a strange idea abroad that in every subject the ancient books should be read only by the professionals, and that the amateur should content himself with the modern books. Thus I have found as a tutor in English … Continue reading

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Luther burger

Check out this grilled concoction. I’m speechless. It’s not named after Martin.

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Orwell on clarity

George Orwell is known for his fiction, but Politics and the English Language is my favorite of his writings. This essay should be read by all. In addition to highlighting my own incompetence as a writer, Orwell shows how stale … Continue reading

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Hate sin, love sinner?

The late Dr. Gerstner once wrote on the question of whether God hates the sin and loves the sinner. His words (excerpts below) are a reminder for Christians to be thankful and to pray for our unsaved loved ones, remembering … Continue reading

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Fun with Firefox

Do you get tired of using your mouse? Arms and wrists get that gimpy feeling? I like Firefox for many reasons, but especially for its keywords. They allow you to substitute a letter or word for a web site address … Continue reading

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Phony grace

Interesting discussions ongoing at Veritas Redux about the (misnamed) “Free Grace” movement. Typified by orgs like the Grace Evangelical Society, these anti-Lordship folks attack the Reformational understanding that we are saved by grace through faith alone, but not a faith … Continue reading

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Juvenile culture: a semi-serious rant

As a public service, I have pinpointed the acme of American popular music. It occurred in 1956 during the final 1/3 of “I’ve Got You Under My Skin.” An oboe solo (!) resolves to a joyous, Riddle-led orchestra, and a … Continue reading

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Larry King’s good question

Every time Larry King has a Christian leader on his show, he asks where God is in disasters. And most of the time, the leader responds by saying “God didn’t cause it, He let it happen to protect our free … Continue reading

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