• ChurchLeaders | 2/15/2019 | Staff
    In Psalm 51, David is in spiritual anguish. He is buckling under the weight of his sin, both the guilt of it and the stain of it. And he says something incredibly insightful, something that cuts to...
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  • The Aquila Report | 2/13/2019 | Staff
    When Jesus commands His followers to go and make disciples in Matthew 28:18–20, He instructs them to baptize those disciples in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
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  • First Things | 2/10/2019 | Martin Mosebach
    It is a scrupulously made short film, shot with several ­cameras in 2015. Arabic letters dance atop a black background, as if afloat on a whirling current of water, finally coming together and...
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  • The Aquila Report | 1/24/2019 | Staff
    God gave certain signs to point to his promise and his acts of redemption to make certain people pure enough to be with him. It takes death to bring life, washing to be clean, and surgery to make...
    232 views abbycraig
  • RevGalBlogPals | 1/11/2019 | Staff
    It’s Baptism of the Lord Sunday in liturgical traditions, which means that some of us are incorporating a renewal of baptismal vows, some of us celebrating an actual baptism, some of us remembering...
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  • wdtprs.com | 12/11/2018 | View all posts by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf →
    This is what happens when churches … rather… ecclesial communities… hitch their wagons to the state and/or trends. From a nauseous piece at The Telegraph: Church - England - Clergy - Ceremonies -...
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  • sharperiron.org | 10/8/2018 | Staff
    Baptism really isn’t a difficult topic, but it’s become difficult by all the history, tradition and baggage associated with the different interpretations of this ordinance.
    354 views chrismpotts
  • spectrummagazine.org | 10/3/2018 | Staff
    At this moment, the number of Adventists eager for forthright coverage of goings-on in the church’s administrative circles has gotten ominously larger. Recent initiatives from Silver Spring seem,...
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  • internetmonk.com | 8/28/2018 | Chaplain Mike
    Today we begin a series of reflections on Rowan Williams’s book, Being Christian: Baptism, Bible, Eucharist, Prayer. My congregation celebrated its 180th anniversary yesterday.
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  • The Aquila Report | 7/22/2018 | Staff
    Circumcision was an illustration of our inability to save ourselves. We need God to save us. We need bloodshed to save us. We need a new (circumcised) heart. We need a new life.
    713 views Sugar12
  • The Heidelblog | 7/16/2018 | Staff
    In Luke 12:50, as part of a wide-ranging discourse with strong eschatological overtones, our Lord Jesus characterizes his coming death in a striking way. He said, “But I have a baptism with which to...
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