Category Archive: Words

Jan 16

5 Solas (Solae)

[Disclaimer: I am not a theologian. This is just my take.] The 5 Solae of Protestantism are five foundational Biblical principles upon which our (Protestant) beliefs are based. (While Luther and Calvin taught, wrote, and preached on these, I believe that, as a listing of five, the Five Solae were not articulated until the 20th …

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Oct 04

Build up, give grace

English Standard Version Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. Eph 4:29

Aug 15

Metonymy & antinomy – words

I learned two words today. Metonymy is a literary device. It is a figure of speech that replaces the name of a thing with the name of something else with which it is closely associated. Antinomy \an-ˈti-nə-mē\ 1:  a contradiction between two apparently equally valid principles or between inferences correctly drawn from such principles …

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