Monthly Archives: September 2011

Luther Praying for Melancthon

It was about the year 1540 that Melancthon seemed, in a severe illness, to be approaching death; he made his will, feeling a deep persuasion that his end was approaching.  Luther hastened in fear and alarm to the bedside of … Continue reading

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Melancthon and Luther

Unfortunately I have only time for a short post right now, but on Friday I have a very interesting one on Luther and Melancthon. Melancthon and Luther     When Melancthon arose to preach on some occasion, he took the text, … Continue reading

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A Poem

Wouldst thou from sorrow find a sweet relief? Or is thy heart oppressed by woes untold? Balm wouldst thou gather for corroding grief? Pour blessings round thee, like a shower of gold Tis when the rose is wrapt in many … Continue reading

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Different Praying

Royal Prayers     I was once of a clerical party, at which the conversation turned on the prayers put forth by Royal Authority on special occasions; and there was but little difference of the opinion that they comprised too many … Continue reading

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It has been a long two weeks . . . .

Well, I am back!  After my two weeks, really two months, and an exciting summer away, we will be starting up our reading through Christian Anecdotes. There are a few more stories on prayer, then we will be moving on … Continue reading

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