But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Over on the CARM boards, a participant with seemingly Anabaptist leanings has been actively posting against John Calvin and Martin Luther. The view being expressed is that Luther was "a demon possessed wicked butcher" (link), and "His actions speak louder than his words, he was responsible for the...

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Over on the CARM boards, a participant with seemingly Anabaptist leanings has been actively posting against John Calvin and Martin Luther. The view being expressed is that Luther was "a demon possessed wicked butcher" (link), and "His actions speak louder than his words, he was responsible for...

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Over on the CARM boards, a participant with seemingly Anabaptist leanings has been actively posting against John Calvin and Martin Luther. The view being expressed is that Luther was "a demon possessed wicked butcher" (link), and "His actions speak louder than his words, he was responsible for the...

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Over on the CARM boards, a participant with seemingly Anabaptist leanings has been actively posting against John Calvin and Martin Luther. The view being expressed is that Luther was "a demon possessed wicked butcher" (link), and "His actions speak louder than his words, he was responsible for the...

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Thursday, 31 August 2017 23:27

Luther: It is a Duty to Suppress the Pope by Force

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Over on the CARM boards a participant with seemingly Anabaptist leanings has been actively posting against John Calvin and Martin Luther. The view being expressed is that Luther was "a demon possessed wicked butcher" (link),  and "His actions speak louder than his words, he was...

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Anabaptists and Roman Catholics together? Yes, some do unite on at least one issue, the intolerance of Martin Luther. Over on the CARM boards a participant with seemingly Anabaptist leanings has been actively posting against John Calvin and Martin Luther. The view being expressed is that Luther...

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In a recent discussion, the following John Calvin quote was provided:Letter to the Marquis Paet, chamberlain to the King of Navarre, 1561. "Honour, glory, and riches shall be the reward of your pains; but above all, do not fail to rid the country of those scoundrels [Anabaptists and others], who...

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Saturday, 12 August 2017 01:13

Martin Luther Supported Gay Marriage?

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I came across two interesting blog articles refuting the notion that "Martin Luther possibly equivocated on the sinfulness of homosexual behavior..."Luther the Progressive? (Part 1)Luther the Progressive? (Part 2)I would have handled the source material differently. For instance, I would not...

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with link to an older debate with Gerry Matatics on same issue.https://apologeticsandagape.wordpress.com/2017/07/28/debates-on-the-marian-dogmas/

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I am reposting this article I did back in 2009, with a new picture and updated links.  (both the old photo link was broken, and I felt it needed to have the links to the other articles I was referring to.)http://beggarsallreformation.blogspot.com/2009/08/church-converted-into-mosque.htmlBe...

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This showed up in my Facebook feedthis morning:
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This was posted in a Facebook public group entitled, Martin Luther and the Reformation.  The group is an oddity in that it wants nothing to do with authentic Lutheranism: "A word of WARNING: We are not here to 'defend Lutheranism'...and...

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Sunday, 11 June 2017 11:29

Did Martin Luther repent before he died?

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I came across an article from Catholic Say entitled, Did Martin Luther repent before he died? The primary information given was by Tom Nash, a research associate from Ave Maria Radio. Here's what was posted:

Did Martin Luther repent before he died?

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Wednesday, 07 June 2017 02:13

Anti-Luther Propaganda

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Here's a brief Luther discussion from the CARM boards. I keep a record of these things because they eventually disappear.
 

Humility

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"No man can be thoroughly humbled until he knows that his salvation is utterly beyond...

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A fellow blogger sent me the following quote attributed to Martin Luther:
Luther is reported to have said that if a tyrant succeeded in destroying the Holy Scriptures and only a single copy of the Epistle to the Romans and of the Gospel of John escaped him, Christianity would be saved. He spoke...

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Pray for Dr. White and his schedule and the debate tonight against Roman Catholic Peter D. Williams on the Marian dogmas.
1.  The upcoming debate tonight:  https://www.facebook.com/events/755459547963738/2.  Dr. White had a recent radio debate/discussion with Peter D. Williams on the...

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I noticed that my "Initial Review" of Rod Bennett's book, Four Witnesses, that I put up at Amazon.com and linked to in this article, is no longer there.  It is actually "part 1a" of my article.http://beggarsallreformation.blogspot.com/2014/01/my-initial-review-of-rod-bennetts-book.htmlFortunate...

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Saturday, 15 April 2017 22:15

The Empty Tomb! He has risen!

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https://apologeticsandagape.wordpress.com/2012/04/12/empty-tomb/Have a blessed Resurrection Day; as every Sunday for some 2000 years has been.See also the Resurrection Debate between Dr. James White and James Renihan for the Scriptures and reality of the Resurrection of Jesus, vs. two famous...

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"Can a Consistent Eastern Orthodox Believer be "the Bible Answer Man" ?More like the "Bible in the light of sacred oral tradition in the liturgy of EO historyAnswer Man"https://apologeticsandagape.wordpress.com/2017/04/14/can-a-consistent-eastern-orthodox-believer-be-the-bible-answer-man/

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I link to lots of sources on the issue of Hank Hanegraaff's recent conversion to Eastern Orthodoxy, Dr. White's analysis, other resources on Eastern Orthodoxy in general.https://apologeticsandagape.wordpress.com/2017/04/11/on-hank-hanegraaff-and-his-conversion-to-eastern-orthodoxy/

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Wednesday, 29 March 2017 07:25

Triablogue: Putting all your chips on the Resurrection

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Triablogue: Putting all your chips on the Resurrection: I'm discussed this before, but I'd like to address it in more detail. Nowadays there are prominent Christian apologists who say tha...

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Luther preferred Islam over the Papacy? Luther commended their devotion as being above and beyond that of Jesus Christ?  I came across the following comment left on an old entry from the What's Wrong with The World website:
When it comes to seeing Islam as preferable to Papism, Luther can speak...

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Sunday, 12 February 2017 21:14

Thank You For Visiting!

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imageSometime today, this blog will have had over two million page views. I do realize there are other blogs and websites that have easily surpassed this milestone in a much quicker time.  Considering though what the subject matter here typically is, this statistic is amazing. Considering that...

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Tuesday, 07 February 2017 08:41

Luther Believed Mary Was Crowned Queen of Heaven?

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Here's one from a discussion board in which Luther is purported to have believed Mary was "crowned Queen of Heaven" and made sure to have it "carved on his grave."
....we Catholics do believe that Mary was crowned Queen of Heaven. I respect that you don't believe it, probably because it is an...

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I was reviewing and revising one of my older blog entries in which Luther claimed he was superior to Augustine and Ambrosius (this entry also). I followed an old link back to a now defunct web-page making the same claim and also adding a number of other Luther quotes, all meant to demonstrate...

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The title of this post "Calvin and Luther justified Christians Killing Muslims and Pagans?" takes its name from an "Atheism/Agnosticism/Sec Humanism" discussion board comment. At some point on this particular forum a secularist inferred that Calvin and Luther advocated killing...

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