But there is still more; that is, that the image of God is engraved in all people. Therefore not only do I despise my [own] flesh whenever I oppress anyone, but to my fullest capacity I violate the image of God. Therefore let us carefully note that God willed in this passage to point outContinue reading “Calvin on the Injustice of Oppression by Those in Power”
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The Latin American Church
It is fairly common for Americans to believe that the West is the major exporter of new ideas and trends around the world. For instance, Mark Noll believes that “understanding American patterns provides insight for what has been happening elsewhere in the world.” Although he does not believe this is due to direct causation, heContinue reading “The Latin American Church”
Some Thoughts on Colossians: Are You Preaching the Full Gospel?
So there is this story of an early first century man, this man started to be known as being a sort of a revolutionary. He was speaking against the authorities and their unjust ways of ruling the people. This man lived in an era where civil unrest was the norm. People were constantly protesting againstContinue reading “Some Thoughts on Colossians: Are You Preaching the Full Gospel?”