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Make theology great again : Veni Creator Spiritus !

We stand in need of the consolations of the Holy Ghost. Without them, we shall either despise afflictions or faint under them, and God be neglected as to his intendments in them. Without them, sin will either harden us to … Continue reading

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God and our tears

Living on a ground full of thorns and thistles because of sin (Genesis 3:17-19), every day many people are living and sowing “weeping” (Psalm 126:6). Every day people shed many tears: the child who is hurt; the teenager in crisis; … Continue reading

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Incoraggiamento & conforto

“Perciò, fratelli miei carissimi, state saldi, incrollabili, sempre abbondanti nell’opera del Signore, sapendo che la vostra fatica non è vana nel Signore” (I Corinzi 15:58). Come cristiani, non stiamo riparando una macchina che deve essere rottamata, non stiamo restaurando un … Continue reading

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Make theology great again !!!

You may be asking yourself – as I am asking myself today – what are we to do in 2017 ? The late John B. Webster helps us to think : “One thing we might do is to try day by day … Continue reading

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Make theology great again !!!

In an essay on the place of the doctrine of justification, the late John Bainbridge Webster recalls Luther’s beginning of the Schmalkald Articles, where the Reformer points briefly to “the lofty articles of the divine majesty”. Webster comments that “it … Continue reading

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Rev. Micheal Brown’s visit

On occasion of our annual Conference on the Reformation for 2016 we benefited from the teaching of pastor Michael Brown from San Diego. Pastor Brown spoke on Benedetto Fontanini from Mantua and of his precious gem “The Benefit of Christ’s … Continue reading

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Thankfulness

Just a note for my American brothers and sisters in the Lord !!! On occasion of Thanksgiving your brothers and sisters in Italy – in Milan, Turin, Perugia and Lecce, – express their thankfulness to God for all of you. We are … Continue reading

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Let us Pray for Youths to Study Sacred Letters

 The Italian reformer Peter Martyr Vermigli trained a good number of ministers and theologians in Strasbourg, at Oxford University, and in Zurich. Vermigli had a passion for teaching the youth and in one of the few of his surviving sermons … Continue reading

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“Peace be with you”: Vermigli on John 20:19

If we look deeply at the world or at ourselves, there is never any reason for joy. Indeed, they rather furnish reason for weeping. We are often so sad both because of our guilty consciences and because of the darkness … Continue reading

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On the recent earthquake in Italy

“You put my tears in your bottle. Are they not in your book?” Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, As you have known about the earthquake that yesterday hit Central Italy, I write to assure you that all the … Continue reading

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