Monthly Archives: June 2006

Covenant Eyes redux

It’s a little expensive at $75/year, but Covenant Eyes is — by far — the best software I’ve seen in the vital area of helping people avoid internet temptation. It’s outstanding at separating wheat (tame sites) from chaff, much better … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood’s respectable veneer

Warren Buffett is granting an estimated 37 billion dollars to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which is already the largest charitable foundation in the world. Buffett and his late wife were strong supporters of abortion and population control. So … Continue reading

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Luther and the drinking song myth

One thing you hear, usually from supporters of contemporary worship, is that Luther adapted tavern songs for use in the church. Not so (and the same apparently goes for the Wesleys). According to Dr. Peter Masters of London’s Metropolitan Tabernacle: … Continue reading

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The carnival leaves town

The 2006 General Convention of the Episcopal Church ended yesterday in Columbus. Laboring mightily to bring forth a mouse, as one bishop put it, the chief output was a deficient and tepid response to the Windsor Report. The resolution resolves … Continue reading

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A trip to the carnival

A friend and I wandered down to the Episcopal Convention for a few hours today, figuring: How often does something like this come to town? The exhibits there were a surreal mix: Holy Land travel excursions, sodomy advocacy groups, Eastern … Continue reading

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Those predictable Episcopals

The ECUSA (now called the Episcopal Church) has elected Katharine Jefferts Schori (two last names!) as their new Presiding Bishop, thumbing their nose at the believers who remain and much of the Anglican Communion. Expect it to be hailed as … Continue reading

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Signs of a true church

Following on the last post, this helpful study of the seven churches of the Revelation by author Bob DeWaay sums up the key virtues that Christ sees in a true church: Overcoming & maintaining one’s confession in the face of … Continue reading

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Speaking truth is love

Do not hate your brother in your heart. Rebuke your neighbor frankly so you will not share in his guilt. -Lev 19:17 Watching the Episcopal debate for a few minutes tonight on Larry King, it struck me how orthodox Christians … Continue reading

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“The homosexual agenda is Jesus Christ”

Will the Episcopals finally split over the homosexual issue? I hope so. To give you an idea of what the remnant is dealing with, here’s V. Gene Robinson, homosexual “priest,” as quoted earlier today at the Episcopal convention: It seems … Continue reading

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Ignorance leads to… holiness?

Yesterday’s Ryle quote stated called holiness “the habit of agreeing with the mind with God, in accordance as we find His mind described in Scripture.” And the other day in USA Today we have this fine sentiment as the Episcopals … Continue reading

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Holiness

Holiness is the habit of agreeing with the mind with God, in accordance as we find His mind described in Scripture. It is the habit of agreeing with God’s judgment – hating what He hates, loving what He loves- and … Continue reading

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Ladyslipper Orchid

One of my favorite native wildflowers, the showy ladyslipper orchid. It is such a joy to get down on one’s knees and enjoy the Creation!

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The future’s discreditable past

What are the common threads in these progressive contest finalists? Well, first that none of these high-flown sentiments may be realized without being backed up by the threat of government force and bureaucracy. But second, we see this common thread … Continue reading

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So much for covenant theology

This is some pretty sorry stuff: Thirty-five percent of those ages 40-64 believe marriage is very important if a couple have a child together; 58% of adults 65 and older say so. Of those ages 18-39, 30% believe it is … Continue reading

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