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Zwingli’s Discussion on Images and the Mass — CrossTheBorder.org

 



Christ’s Death — Zwingli’ s Fundamental Position — Iconoclasts — Hottinger — Zwingli on Image-worship — Conference of all Switzerland summoned — 900 Members Assemble — Preliminary Question — The Church — Discussion on Images — Books that Teach Nothing — The Mass Discussed — It is Overthrown — Joy of Zwingli — Relics Interred. […]

“The images were still retained in the churches, and mass still formed part of the public worship. Zwingli now began to prepare the public mind for a reform in both particulars — to lead men from the idol to the one true God; from the mass which the Church had invented to the Supper which Christ had instituted. . .”

via Zwingli’s Discussion on Images and the Mass — CrossTheBorder.org


 

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Reading through Revelation — Chapter 9, Part 2 — The Fifth, or First Woe Trumpet, The Horae Apocalypticae


Charles Spurgeon considered this work by Edward B. Elliott a standard in studies on Revelation. It’s careful, well thought through, very detailed, and long. Elliott was an historicist and a premillennialist. Actually there is something here for everyone. 


And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall[1] from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit. And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air […]

Via  Chapter V. The Fifth, or First Woe Trumpet — The Horae Apocalypticae

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Obedience Versus Legalism by Simon Schrock — The X Mass H8rs Blog

Don was an elder in his evangelical-type church. He saw much looseness about holiness in his congregation. He loved God and experienced His grace. His conscience called him to a more careful obedience to God and to His Word. Don visited a congregation that practiced some of the New Testament teachings that were missing in […]

via Obedience Versus Legalism by Simon Schrock — The X Mass H8rs Blog

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IF YOU’RE A ‘CHRISTIAN’ JUSTIFYING THE OBSERVATION OF PAGAN CHRISTMAS BY QUOTING ROMANS 14:5-6 . . . THIS ONE’S FOR YOU —

The scripture condemns such practices as Christmas. Jeremiah 10:2,3 tell us to “learn not the way of the heathen” and that “the customs of the people are vain.” In Matthew 15:9 Jesus explains that men worship Him in vain, “teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.” In Colossians 2:8 we are told to beware lest someone should spoil us “through philosophy and vain deceit, after the traditions of men, after the rudiments of the world.” I Timothy 1:4 instructs us to “neither give heed to fables … which minister questions.”

via IF YOU’RE A ‘CHRISTIAN’ JUSTIFYING THE OBSERVATION OF PAGAN CHRISTMAS BY QUOTING ROMANS 14:5-6 . . . THIS ONE’S FOR YOU  —

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THE LORD’S DAY — PEACEMAKERS

Revelation 1:10 I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day, and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet, Commentary excerpts… Ellicott: The mouth which persecution closes God opens, and bids it speak to the world. Gill: I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day,…the first day of the week is […]

via THE LORD’S DAY — PEACEMAKERS

In this post Cathy collected encouraging thoughts about a wonderful verse, a verse which is inspiring and lifts our thoughts to Heaven. Thank you, Cathy!