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Augustine lived Nov. 13, 354 – Aug. 28 430 AD. He was the Bishop in Hippo in Northern Africa (modern day Algeria). He is widely considered the greatest Pre-Luther Theologian. Some consider him the greatest theologian in all of church history. Every Biblical scholar since Augustine has been influenced by Augustine. The amazing thing about Augustine was that he did not have an Augustine to lean on. When Augustine came into the… Read More

  This was taken from what was perhaps one of the best sermons preached by Spurgeon during what is known as the revival period of his ministry (1864). During that time, he preached in the “Crystal Palace” which held over 24,000 people. For the entire text of the sermon go here.   C.H. Spurgeon   “All that the Father gives Me shall come to Me; and him that comes to Me I… Read More

aking a proper sabbath is an art form. I readily confess that we are under no obligation to observe the sabbath. It was a shadow of a greater reality, namely that rest we find in Christ. Nevertheless, we find ourselves in perpetual need of this antiquated gift. Our Lord proclaimed that man was not made for the sabbath, but rather sabbath was instituted for man. As such, one might assume that a… Read More