Daily Archives: February 18, 2013

James Jordan on the Forgotten Reformation

The Protestant Reformation was a reform movement within Western Catholic Christendom, not a revolt against it. While there were some movements at the time of the Reformation that continued various revolutionary medieval outbursts, and others that extended medieval notions of … Continue reading

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Communion Meditation: God Has Made It Clear

The good news of the Kingdom is that Christ has conquered the devil. But how He conquered is the important part of this text. He conquered Satan not by arguing with temptation, but by rebuking temptation with God’s Word. He … Continue reading

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Translation of Luke 13:31-35

This Sunday’s Gospel lesson is from St. Luke 13:31-35. Here is my translation of this text: 31 -In that same hour, some Pharisees came up, saying to Him: “Go away and leave this place. Herod wants to kill you.” 32 … Continue reading

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Lent: The Devil’s Gifts, Luke 4:1-13 (Audio Sermon at Providence Church)

In this sermon, I discuss the nature of Jesus’ three temptations and how Jesus overcame them with God’s word. I also touch on the typological connections between the first Edenic temptation and the wilderness testing in Luke 4.  

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