More precious than you nation is Christ.
Peter is writing to the people of the dispersion. I would argue that these people were Jews, who had scattered around the Roman Empire to the point where at times they were expelled from Rome. I am less sure where it was written, or if Jerusalem was still standing. For Jerusalem fell soon after the […] Read More
This post is NSFW. Nor is the gospel. [Rom 2]
It is Ramadan, and the mad and bad among our friends who are deluded enough to follow Mohammed are out in force. We have had the Orlando deaths. A policeman and his wife were killed in their home in a terrorist attack in near Paris. Before I quote, I should warn anyone with kids that […] Read More
Orlando means we should preach the gospel proudly.
After the Orlando shooting, Louisa Wall has spoken from the editorial chair of the Herald. She is a local MP, married to her female partner, and she sees all this as a reason to regulate religion. To quote her, for the left think she is a saint, and she produces most of the memes of […] Read More
Priesthood. [Heb 5]
What is this thing called a priest? Do they exist in this life? Is it a special calling? Calvin summarizes before he expands on this. He first says that the priests were taken from among men; secondly, that they did not act a private part but for the whole people; thirdly, that they were not […] Read More
Today my Christmas break starts. The other passage of today is the Magnificat, which is inexplicably broken in half. However, we can correct that: the best Magnificat is Bach, which is 30 minutes, played fast. So some orthodox plain chant. The other text for today are II Sam 7, about the promises to David, and […] Read More