Tag Archives: John Knox

Reformation Reading

As October approaches, so does the anniversary of the Reformation. Yet, this year it is not just any anniversary, no, this year marks the 500th anniversary. It was on October 31, 1517 that Martin Luther nailed his 95 Thesis to … Continue reading

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Fiery Dart

In the final hours of his life, as John Knox lay on his deathbed, he was in and out of consciousness and was heard groaning while in a restless sleep. When he had awakened, those who accompanied him asked what … Continue reading

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Persevere to the End

Over the last few years of reading about the Reformation era, the manner in which Christians died has stood out to me. I’m referring to those who died in their older age or in prolonged sickness with their family and … Continue reading

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No Ivory Towers

This morning during the sermon I made some unplanned remarks about several figures from the reformation and puritan periods. My point was to show that they were well acquainted with suffering and were by no means ivory tower theologians. These … Continue reading

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John Knox

On Sunday, I will do a biographical sketch on John Knox before our worship service. I wanted to share the resources I have consulted as well as make some recommendations for those interested in doing some further reading. For those … Continue reading

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Christ, Our ONLY Hope

The month of October is only weeks away, and October is for Reformation! Over the last several years I have sought to give attention to the Reformation in my personal reading plan and in my teaching and Preaching during this … Continue reading

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