Archive for December 31st, 2011

Compromise is a disease.



It is highly contagious



Avoid compromise as you would the Black Plague.


– eab, 12/31/11

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Marriage, though earthly,


should have a higher goal –


helping your spouse get to heaven.

– eab, 12/31/11

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.


Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,700 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

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John Wyclif

John Wyclif (Wycliffe, or other spellings), died this date12/31/1384.  He was born ca. 1324, nearRichmond, inYorkshire,England.  He became a reformer/theologian who for many years was connected withOxfordfirst as a student then as a University teacher.  Wyclif was opposed theRome’s interfering in English affairs of church and of state.  He felt called upon to voice this opposition.  Wyclif translated the Bible from the Latin Vulgate (said to have had help).  He issued the first complete English Bible (1382).


After his death the Council of Constance (1415) excommunicated him (a lot of good that did).  As if that was not enough some haters of him dug up and burned his bones and dumped his ashes into a river.


However the years have proved Wyclif right and his frenzied opponents wrong.  His pen   had a major influence on a section ofEngland’s (Lollards and others) and on the great Czech scholar John Huss.

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Year coming a-new? 




Christ came to make you a-new! 


– eab, 12/24/11

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