Here I (still) Stand

“All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be enslaved by anything. Samhain… All Soul`s Day… All Saint`s Day… All Hallow`s Eve… Hallowe`en. Yes… `tis that time of year again. When the fruitful blossoms yellow and fall. When tranquil blue skies … Continue reading Here I (still) Stand

So Shall I Reap

So… this morning I leave the warm coziness of my home to traverse `cross town for a job interview with a local public school (grades 6th through 8th). Without the harried preponderance of mishaps which accompanied an interview during last week, I strolled into the building this morning calm and collected – and quite chilled … Continue reading So Shall I Reap

The 95 Theses

Disputation of Doctor Martin Luther on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences

By Dr. Martin Luther, anno Domini 1517

Out of love for the truth and the desire to bring it to light, the following propositions will be discussed at Wittenberg, under the presidency of the Reverend Father Martin Luther, Master of Arts and of Sacred Theology, and Lecturer in Ordinary on the same at that place. Wherefore he requests that those who are unable to be present and debate orally with us, may do so by letter.

In the Name our LORD Jesus Christ. Amen.

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Awake, O sluggard!

This evening my thoughts have been brought to the garden of Gethsemane on an ancient evening, dwelling heavily upon the progression of those wee hours as preserved in the Holy Writ. I wonder… how does the LORD remember that night? Is it the failings of His followers that He first recalls, who could not stay … Continue reading Awake, O sluggard!

The LORD`s Day

Worship Service starts at 2:30pm. Sermon by Benjamin Johnson If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask GOD, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him – but let him ask in Faith, with no doubting; for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that … Continue reading The LORD`s Day

Going Postal

My most recent sale completed and most of the payments received, today I made a trip up to the post office to ship the texts to their new owners – about twenty-five books in all, to be shipped to various towns and cities from Sea to shining Sea. It is at this point that I … Continue reading Going Postal