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God is sovereign over the affairs of men

“Governing under the authority of God our empire which was delivered to us by the Heavenly Majesty, we both conduct wars successfully and render peace honorable, and we uphold the condition of the state. We so lift up our minds toward the help of the omnipotent God that we do not place our trust in […]

How the Norse became Christian and the Christianization of Scandinavia

Kings and Generals explains how the Norse became Christian and the subsequent Christianization of Scandinavia. The conversion was precipitated by the pagan Scandinavians’ conflict with Christian Anglo-Saxons, Britons, and Franks to the south and west. The picture above depicts ‘Ansgar Preaches the Christian Doctrine in Sweden” by Hugo Hamilton (1830).

The Ascension of Jesus

The Ascension of Jesus refers to Jesus Christ bodily ascending to heaven in the presence of his apostles, forty days following his resurrection. This miraculous event is attested in the New Testament, specifically Mark 16:19, Luke 24:51, and Acts 1:1-12. The event transpires after Christ’s bodily resurrection following his atoning death and sacrificial atonement for […]

The Resurrection of Jesus

“Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live’” (John 11:25). My Reformation Study Bible, ed. by R.C. Sproul, Sr., (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 1995) offers an exposition upon “The Resurrection of Jesus” (p. 1653). Therein it notes: Jesus’ resurrection was a divine […]