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Ahead with Confidence

A satire on that familiar piece of doggerel, “Little Bo-Peep,” has a section where the comic treats the phrase, “they (the sheep) will return, wagging their tails behind them.”  He asks in mock horror, “And where do you suppose they might be wagging their tails?  In front of them?”  In a similar vein, one might […]

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A Sober Sixty-Three

I Thessalonians 5:8:  “But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.” The dawn of another year has crept upon us.  Suddenly ’62 is gone and ’63 is here.  It is a customary procedure in this country (and […]

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The Christian’s Place in Public Education

Within the last few years, many Christian graduates have taken their place in the public educational system of this country assured that they will be able to serve the Lord better than in Christian institutions.  This is partly due to the influence of a particular theory, which holds that teaching is among other things, a […]

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Genesis 3

The First Sin INTRODUCTION Adam’s Antithetical Calling Scripture calls our attention to two trees:  the tree of life and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.  Whereas the former had the power to perpetuate the lives of Adam and Eve (Gen. 3:22), the fruit of the latter was forbidden them. The tree of knowledge […]

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Genesis 4

Cain and Abel 1.  Their birth. Adam and Eve looked forward to more than a richer family life when they anticipated the birth if their first child. For them it was the evidence that God’s promise of Genesis 3:15 was being realized, for there, God had promised salvation through the children that should be born […]

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The Russian Orthodox Church

I.  As to Doctrine That the most important branch of the Eastern church is the Russian Orthodox Church is today easily seen.  This church came into being in the tenth century when Christendom was introduced to the Russian barbarians by way of an ikon and the rite of immersion.  Denominational headquarters became centered in Constantinople […]

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Let Rome Return to the Bible

The 2,200 council fathers met in St. Peter’s Basilica were addressed by the ailing Pontiff in their last meeting of the year 1962.  This council, which has been called by Pope John XXIII is dedicated to the proposition that all faiths and all men shall ultimately be united in one great world church. Pope John […]

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The Possibility of Christian Labor Unions

This article deals with Christian labor unions in distinction from the labor unions organized by the world, which are sometimes referred to as “neutral” unions.  The question we are concerned with is whether it is possible for us as believers in the midst of this present evil world to organize such a Christian union.  We […]

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