Don’t resent it…hate it…

The reformer doesn’t resent evil— he is no sentimentalist— but he does hate it.

Doug Wilson, RfR, (Kindle Location 1561).

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Political presuppositionalism…

So here is the foundational principle: Jesus is Lord and Caesar is not.

Doug Wilson, RfR, (Kindle Location 1543).

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Neither any author more excellent…

Neither is there any author more excellent than God, nor any skill more efficacious than the word of God, nor any cause better than that good might be created by the good God.

Augustine, CoG, XI.21

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Damned jurisdictional claim…

—the theory of evolution is a jurisdictional claim that the devil is making.

Doug Wilson, RfR, (Kindle Locations 1526-1527).

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Profoundly remote from our way of thinking…

For not in our fashion does He look forward to what is future, nor at what is present, nor back upon what is past; but in a manner quite different and far and profoundly remote from our way of thinking.  For He does not pass from this to that by transition of thought, but beholds all things with absolute unchangeableness; so that of those things which emerge in time, the future, indeed, are not yet, and the present are now, and the past no longer are; but all of these are by Him comprehended in His stable and eternal presence.

Augustine, CoG, XI.21

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Life happens here once again…

At Trinity Reformed Church, Edgewood, New Mexico, we have some kids in our services. All of our kids. And we delight in that. Sometimes there are disruptions because of our kids. When that happens, I am likely to say “Life happens here.” Because it does. Christ’s church is a place of life, and sometimes life is disrupted and disruptive.

From time to time, as I pick up our spent copies of the Order of Worship to use as firestarters, I find artwork. Some of it is quite good, most is a delight to me, because…well…Life happens here.

I thought I’d share my delight with you.

Life Happens Once Again

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Don’t rise to the bait…

…Christians do better when the trap has sprung than they do in refusing to take the bait.

Doug Wilson, RfR, (Kindle Locations 1491-1492).

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