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Zwingli, the Pastor, Again

“Those are also false shepherds who in no way act as parents and do not let the pre-occupations and anxieties of the sheep be their own concerns but look only to their own matters, saying, ‘I want that which is mine.’ “ (The Shepherd, March 1524, pp 115)

Zwingli the Pastor

“But if any master of ceremonials ventured to preach other than the truth to the sheep entrusted to me, I declared I would not stand it” -”Letter of Huldreich Zwingli to Erasmus Fabricius about the Proceedings, on the 7th, 8th, and 9th of April, 1522, of the Delegates Sent to Zurich by the Bishop of […]

Zwingli on Love & Useless Quarreling

This is a challenging word from Zwingli. He roots this in 2 Timothy 2:23. “[Those] who bring hatred upon the gospel are those who are more inflated with knowledge of the gospel than ignited with love. They exercise themselves more with quarreling than with gentle Christian living. They see in others what is lacking in […]