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That Neo-Evangelical Evangelist (2)

THAT NEO-EVANGELICAL EVANGELIST, II In our previous article we briefly delineated neo-evangelicalism. Fitting within such a framework, Graham said in St. Louis, “I am not a fundamentalist. I consider myself to be a Conservative-Liberal.” In Europe he had said, “I am not a fundamentalist. I am not a modernist, I am a constructionist.” In this […]

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Ostrich and White Elephants

“Wherefore do you spend money for that which is not bread? And your labor for that which satisfieth not? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.” Isaiah 55:2. OSTRICH AND WHITE ELEPHANTS Though it is a colloquialism, the term “white elephant” is rather […]

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Federal Aid to Eduction (1)

Education is costly in terms of dollars and cents. Witness the item “schools” on your local tax statement for proof of this statement. Christian education is doubly so but it is an invaluable commodity in terms of privilege and rewards. Christian education involves a staggering outlay of money for the devoted Christian parent. Some there […]

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Genesis 17-21

III. The gift of a son a demonstration of God’s mercy Soon after this, Abraham journeyed to the country of the Philistines near Gerar after having spent some time in the land between Kadesh and Shur. Gerar was in the land of Canaan to the south and west and was ruled by a man whose […]

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News from, for and about our churches

Around the Societies Something unique in the society life of our churches has been planned by the Young People’s Society of Oaklawn: they have invited the Young People’s Society of Randolph for an overnite visit, intending to have a meeting on a Friday evening and various social activities, including a pancake breakfast on the following […]

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The Christian’s Political Responsibility

Man’s responsibility is his ability to respond or answer for his conduct or behavior. You may note two elements in this statement. Responsibility is a response or answer. And responsibility is definitely an ability to respond or answer. That creature only is responsible who is able to give answer for his deeds before God. This […]

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Ecumenicity

One of the most “talked-about” issues today is that concerning the World Council of Churches (hereafter-WCC) and ecumenicity. The Church papers and periodicals, also those of the Reformed community, are full of articles discussing the pros and cons of membership in the WCC. In not a few such articles it is argued that it is […]

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A Time of Decline (1619-1834) The Synod of Dordrecht had finished its sessions; the delegates had returned to their homes. A great victory had been won in the Church of Jesus Christ. The truth of the Reformation had triumphed over the errors of Pelagianism as they had reappeared in Arminianism. The fruit of this great […]

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A House on the Sand or on a Rock?

Dear Mr. Editor, After reading the article “A House on the Sand or on a Rock” by Mrs. Toni B. Quenga which appeared in the December 1963 issue of Beacon Lights, the following questions arose in my mind. Mrs. Quenga writes, “What are you looking for in life?” My answer would be to look for […]

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