Polycarp… Yet Speaking

Let us, therefore, hold steadfastly and unceasingly to our hope and the guarantee of our righteousness, who is Christ Jesus, “who bore our sins in his own body upon the tree,” “who committed no sin, and no deceit was found in his mouth”; instead, for our sakes he endured all things, in order that we…

Unjargoned Review

The past several weeks of unjargoned have covered a selection of significant dates in church history from the time of the Reformation. Not all of the events we have discussed have been positive, all of them are important to remember. While we have not covered every significant event, or even come close, we will be…

Apparent Weakness

Have you ever felt as though evil was stronger than good? Be honest with yourself. Has it ever seemed to you that the enemies that we face make believers look puny, even pathetic? Have you ever compared the accounts of God’s power in Scripture to the apparent weakness of believers in the present and wondered what…

And I Quote…. July 18

[W]hat makes Christianity absolutely distinct is the identity of our God. Which God we worship: that is the article of faith that stands before all others. The bedrock of our faith is nothing less than God himself, and every aspect of the gospel—creation, revelation, salvation—is only Christian insofar as it is the creation, revelation and…

1560

Publishing of the complete Geneva Bible, a veritable treasury of ‘firsts’ among English translations of the Bible. While building on the tradition of Tyndale, it was the first English Bible to be translated entirely from the original languages in both Old and New Testaments. Beginning with the separate publication of the New Testament in 1557,…

Two Differences

Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.—I Corinthians 9:24 I am not much of a sports person. I am not coordinated, I generally don’t know the rules, and I don’t have a favorite team. When I watch a football…