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The Life of John Huss (1369-1415)

Introduction: Ever since the time of the Protestant Reformation there has been a saying that goes something like this: “The doctrine of election stands at the very heart of the church.”  Maybe you have heard your own minister say that from off the pulpit, or in the catechism room: “The doctrine of election stands at […]

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Augustine: Captive of Grace

There is nothing more beautiful in the whole world than the grace of God. God’s grace! Grace that takes hold of a man, a man who is dead in sin, and revives him; grace that takes the spiritually deformed and refashions him in image of Jesus Christ; grace that takes an ugly sinner and beautifies […]

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William Tyndale had come to the realization that a spiritual reformation in England would never take place unless the Bible itself was translated into a language the people could read and understand for themselves.  This had become Tyndale’s mission in life. Last time we ended with William Tyndale decision that he must leave England, never […]

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Patrick- Missionary to Ireland

Patrick’s life reads like an adventure story, with chapters on pirates, kidnapping, foreign lands and languages, slavery, prophetic dreams, a daring escape over land and sea, a shocking return to the pagan barbarians, druids, leprechauns and fairies, and war. By the time he was 16, Patrick had had more real life adventures than most of […]

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A Cloud of Witnesses

Editor’s Note: The following article introduces a temporary rubric called A Cloud of Witnesses. The content will include articles on important people and events in the history of the church. At this time we do not know how many articles will be included, since this is a work in progress, but we hope there will […]

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