1545

Beginning of the first session of the Council of Trent. This council, which, with several interruptions, concluded its work in 1563, was to define Roman Catholicism for the next four hundred years. Indeed it would be somewhat of a misnomer to think of “Roman Catholicism” as an organizationally or theologically unified entity before the decisions…

From Every Point of the Compass

This year, as part of my daily devotions, I have been reading through the book of Psalms each month. It has truly been a delight. Yet while every Psalm is inspired and profitable, some Psalms have stood out to me in a peculiarly powerful way. Psalm 107 is one of those Psalms. Though it would be…

And I Quote—June 27

All truth is from God; and consequently, if wicked men have said anything that is true and just, we ought not to reject it; for it has come from God. Besides, all things are of God; and, therefore, why should it not be lawful to dedicate to his glory everything that can properly be employed…

Friday Findings—June 24

4 Ways to Reach a Child’s Heart “This is my simple agenda to ensure I am actively and intimately involved in the lives of my children: Read, Pray, Work, Play.” There is No Faith So Little That It Is Not Saving “No matter your weakness, God is God. And no matter your faith—big and strong…

1537

Publication of  “Thomas Matthew’s” Bible. This Bible, printed in Antwerp less than a year after the martyrdom of Tyndale, was the first English Bible to be officially licensed for legal distribution in England. With his dying breath, Tyndale had prayed for the Lord to “open the King of England’s eyes.” Through the work of John…

Community Is Not Optional

And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works: not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more as ye see the day approaching. (Hebrews 10:24–25) It is easy to provoke and to be provoked unto anger…