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The Attack on America’s Early Fathers is Nothing New

I occasionally like to read through the 6th-grade level of the McGuffey Readers because it has a lot of interesting snippets about famous or influential people from around the world in different times of history. A few months ago I came across one from Lyman Beecher, where it included a portion of a sermon he preached in December, 1827, called ‘The Memory of Our Fathers.’ Incredibly, he talked about the attempt to degrade the men in a way we here about this day. He saw that the […]

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The Powerful and Compelling Freedom and Responsibility God Has Given Us

In ‘The Secular City‘ by Harvey Cox, he uses the terms Law and Gospel in interesting ways (P. 46). He’s not using them, in the case of the Law, with the idea of walking in obedience to God’s commands, but rather, in regard “to the tension between bondage to the past and freedom for the future.” He goes on to say this: “Man cannot live without Law, but when Law becomes wholly determinative, he is no longer really man.” What he means by determinative there is that […]

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