Should You Follow the Liturgical Calendar?

The Affair of the Sausage was the effective start of the Reformation in Switzerland. The setting was the season of Lent in the year 1522. Huldrych Zwingli was already drawn into the Reformation that Martin Luther began via his 95 Theses in 1517, but this meat-eating event proved to be the watershed moment of the …

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God’s Due Worship | John Calvin

The Necessity of Reforming the Church is John Calvin’s short treatise to Emperor Charles V explaining why the Reformation was necessary. Therefore, it is a powerful summary of why the Reformers saw the need for a reformation in the first place. The following quotation is of Calvin describing the natural progression of true worship. I …

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What Role Does Tradition Play in Theology?

After citing Isaiah against the Pharisees, Jesus added this rebuke: You have a fine way of rejecting the commandment of God in order to establish your tradition! For Moses said, ‘Honor your father and your mother’; and, ‘Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.’ But you say, ‘If a man tells his father or …

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