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Article I – Name The name of the committee governed by this constitution shall be:  “The Alice Reitsma Memorial Fund Committee.”   Article II – Purpose The purpose of the Alice Reitsma Memorial Fund shall be to aid financially those who are attending or planning to attend college to prepare themselves to be either teachers […]

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The New Testament Documents are they reliable? E.F. Bruce – Eerdmans – 120 pp. – $1.25 (paperback)   The answer is “yes.”  From a historical point of view the New Testament meets the standards by which any book is judged trustworthy.  Of course, the New Testament is not merely “any book.”  But it does make […]

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Women Suffrage in Church and State

The subject as given to me was as titled above:  “Women Suffrage in Church and State.”  I would, however, prefer to discuss only woman suffrage in the Church while making a few brief comments on woman suffrage in the state.  The reasons, I believe, will be obvious.  In order to narrow the subject a bit […]

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ITS RELIGIOUS VIEWS (continued)   Summary of Higher Criticism (April issue) Characteristic Principles It is not at all easy to determine the principles of the Modernist movement, because, as we examine its material, we find very little that is definite enough to pass for a principle.  In fact, it would seem that the basic principle […]

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The New English Bible

Set your troubled hearts at rest.  Trust in God always; trust also in me.   These words are quoted from one of today’s best sellers which I have before me on my desk.  This is one of the most recent translations from the original Greek as it was inspired by the Spirit of God.  This […]

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1961 Convention

Although the Federation Board has many responsibilities, it has assumed one more.  The Board decided at one of their early meetings to auspicate the annual Spring Banquet, formerly cared for by the young people of First Prot. Ref’d Church.  Having assumed this duty, the Board immediately relinquished it by transferring the planning to a committee.  […]

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Therefore… For… But…

“Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? Or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?”             “For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:  for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.”             “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness: […]

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Isolationism

The Christian youth must definitely avoid two extreme positions with respect to the world round about him.  In our last article we listed theses as infiltration and separation.  The former is virtually practiced when a youth either carelessly or deliberately inspects all the angles of worldly life:  becomes linked with rioting, drunkenness, chambering and others.  […]

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The Menace of Democracy

“Ye blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel.” Undoubtedly, at the present time there seems to be no greater menace to the American way of life and hence to the American people than that of Communism.  Though its tactics and methods may change, its ideology still re-echoes Krushchev’s bold words, “We […]

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