Perkin’s on the Sacrifice of the Mass

Perkin's is masterful when discussing the early church fathers in light of scripture. "To sacrifice and to offer in the fathers is understood by a metaphor of the celebration, execution, and action of all ecclesiastical matters tending unto the worship of God. Origen, upon the epistle to the Romans, l. 2, for circumcise, says, offer the … Continue reading Perkin’s on the Sacrifice of the Mass

Pope’s “apostolic succession” from Judas Iscariot

Reblog from Reformed Covenanter: Let no one deceive you by any means; for that Day will not come unless the falling away comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition (2 Thessalonians 2:3) Papists vainly pretend that the pope is the successor of Peter.  Granted, the pope is the successor of an apostle. As … Continue reading Pope’s “apostolic succession” from Judas Iscariot

In Motion

My uniform is on. Belt is tied. The room is full of people busy performing different Karate kata, punching and kicking, kiai! Shouts fill the room. I work through my kata once. Twice. Three times. Over and over again. With each repetition I pick up speed and use more power. I torque my hips and … Continue reading In Motion

God – Author of Sin?

It seems Jerome Zanchius is articulating that God to be the architect, designer, etc of sin.  I have no problem with this idea and Reformed [Calvinistic] Christians shouldn’t either, especially the way Zanchius explains how the ultimate end will result in good…somehow. God, as the primary and efficient cause of all things, is not only the Author … Continue reading God – Author of Sin?