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Philip Melanchthon (1)

The only uncontested statements about the life of Philip Melanchthon (also Melancthon) are those of his dates and places.  As soon as one steps beyond the limits of his birthdate and dwelling places, he steps into an arena of bitter dispute.  Many condemn Philip so vehemently as to be unable to say any good of […]

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Your Society Meetings – A Gift

Dear Covenant Young People, By this time, you have undoubtedly well entered upon another new year of Young People’s Society work in your church.  You probably have elected officers, decided upon the book for your Bible study, and determined the type of after-recess program which you hope to have.  All these preliminaries are past.  Now, […]

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Christ and Crisis

 Book by Charles Malik—Eerdmans—101 pp. “There is a vast separating, a profound crisis, going on, both in individual lives—above all in the lives of Christians—and in the world at large.”  This is both the opening thought and the dominant theme of Christ and Crisis, giving unity to the seven meditations on the state of the […]

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Question 7

Robert E. A. Lee—Eerdmans—133 pp. The usual order of events is that a successful novel becomes a movie.  Question 7 is a reversal of ordinary procedure, having first been produced as a movie, commissioned by the Lutheran Church. As a novel, Question 7 suffers from an almost inevitable malady.  The author felt duty bound to […]

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Genesis 2

Creation The three opening verses of this chapter are a continuation of the line of thought in chapter one, which therefore does not really end at 1:31, but at the end of 2:3.  Chapter two should begin at 2:4. It should be understood precisely here that there is no contradiction between the account of man’s […]

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Secular Music – Good or Bad?

What does secular music mean to you?  Does it refer to popular songs only?  Or would it include that which is known as folk, classic and non-religious music?  According to Webster, anything secular refers to that which pertains “to this world or the present life; worldly; earthly; not religious or spiritual.”  This definition then certainly […]

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Loveland P.R.Y.P.S.

“Judge Not…” Perhaps one of the most abused and ignored aspects of a Christian’s walk is his attitude and behavior toward his fellow Christians.  We have noticed, and we are sure you have also, that members of our churches have a tendency to treat each other with less consideration, respect and love than they show […]

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