Category Archives: Augustine of Hippo

Quote of the Day

“It is not that we keep His commandments first and that then He loves but that He loves us and then we keep His commandments. This is that grace which is revealed to the humble but hidden from the proud.” … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Saint Augustine” by Gary Wills

Augustine, bishop of Hippo, North Africa, remains a theological interest of mine.  So whenever I can read a biography or something he has written, I look forward to the opportunity. I have been collecting the Penguin Lives for a couple … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Supper: The Bond of Love

I’m convinced that we need to rethink our observance of the Lord’s Supper in our local churches, so that we may be truly nourished and strengthened, as we eat the bread and drink the cup by faith.  Here, I believe we may … Continue reading

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Recovering the Pastor as Theologian

Every pastor is called to be a theologian.  The present day pastor has long forgotten this.  In fact, the pastor as theologian comes as a surprise to many pastors today.  What may now come as a surprise to many, in this … Continue reading

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