The Daily Discovery (November 2, 2016)

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ARTICLES I LIKE FROM AROUND THE WEB: (Click title to go to full article) What is Reformation Day? – “The Protestant Reformation. Outside of biblically recorded events and the closing of the canon of Scripture, it is arguably the most important event in church history, and one of the most important events in world history as well, yet many Christians today are unaware of this landmark incident in their heritage which birthed the Protestant church.” Does James 2 contradict Romans 4? – “The most serious problem these verses pose is the question of what James 2:24 means: ‘You see that a man is justified by works, and not by faith alone.’ Some imagine that this contradicts Paul in Romans 3:28: … Read More

The Daily Discovery (July 6, 2016)

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ARTICLES I LIKE FROM AROUND THE WEB: (Click title to go to full article) Is the Reformation Over? – “In his book titled, Are We Together? A Protestant Analyzes Roman Catholicism, R.C. Sproul writes, ‘I have found that the vast majority of people who call themselves Protestants have no idea what they are protesting. In the year 1517, the movement known as the Protestant Reformation exploded. Led by Martin Luther, the Reformers opposed the doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church – especially on the subject of justification by faith alone, the need for the Bible in the common man’s language, and the elements of the Lord’s Supper. For years, the Reformers stood with passion and bold conviction to oppose such … Read More

The Daily Discovery (May 19, 2016)

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ARTICLES I LIKE FROM AROUND THE WEB: (Click title to go to full article) Why I Am Not Atheist – “Today I embark on the first part of my promised series ‘Why I Am Not.’ This series was provoked by the question of how I came by my religious beliefs. Why do I believe so strongly in the existence of a God instead of doubting or denying it? Why am I Protestant instead of Roman Catholic? I began to think about these questions and many more and, naturally, my thoughts worked themselves out in writing. Today I want to begin with the broadest question of all and tell why I am not an atheist. My goal is not first to … Read More

When the Reformation Came to New England

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hen most people think of the Protestant Reformation, their minds often latch onto the image of Martin Luther nailing his 95 Theses to the door of the castle at Wittenberg on October 31, 1517. From there, other names such as Calvin, Beza, Knox, and Zwingli are not too far behind. But what if I were to tell you that the Protestant Reformation had a strong and vibrant surge on the shores of America in the seventeenth century? Most Christian history textbooks all but forget the most radical of Reformers who fled persecution and settled in Plymouth, Massachusetts in the 1620s and 1630s. In the wake of the Reformation, Europe had its hands full trying to figure out what to do … Read More

Five Reasons to Not Observe Lent

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“The truly wise man is he who always believes the Bible against the opinion of any man.”  – R.A. Torrey o more than 24 hours into the 2015 Lenten season and a plethora of Evangelical #lent posts began appearing in the social media world.  The Lenten season and Evangelical’s strange desire to participate, is as confounding as it is misguided.  This strange situation is undoubtedly the unholy fruit of rapidly increasing Biblical and confessional illiteracy within the overall Protestant church and its many denominations.