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God of the Gaps

If the strangeness of the title of this article has increased your interest in it, let me begin with the statement that this is not a study of some strange, newly discovered cult. This is not some group called the Gaps, whose deity we are studying. The title refers to those areas, those gaps in […]

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A TIME OF DECLINE (1619-1834) We discussed in the last two articles the sad condition into which the Reformed Churches had fallen in the period between the Synod of Dordt and the Secession of 1834. We discussed some of the major causes of this spiritual decline, notably the influence that the State had in the […]

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The Blessing of God

Jeremiah 14:22—“Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause ruin? Or can the heavens give showers? Art not thou he, O Lord our God? Therefore we will wait upon thee: for thou hast made all these things.” THE BLESSING OF GOD The summer lies before us. Planting is done. Now there […]

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Graham, Fundamentalism and Free Will

GRAHAM, FUNDAMENTALISM AND FREE WILL In our previous exposes of Billy Graham, we pointed out that the best that can be obtained from him in the way of a doctrinal statement is a one-point, single article creed which lays claim to the deity of Christ. On the basis of his lone-article creed, Graham assays to […]

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Genesis 23

Genesis 23 ABRAHAM PURCHASES A BURYING- PLACE FOR HIS DEAD Gen. 23:1-20 1. Sarah’s Sacred Epithet. She was: a. A princess of God. Her name had been intentionally and meaningfully changed. She was no common woman. She, too, shares in the promise with Abraham, Gen. 17:15. She had served the counsel of God in much […]

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Pride Goeth

The slow rain had been drizzling down for three days. The gray sky and the decrepit old buildings snuggled together, each matching the other shade for shade of the same weary color. A young sailor in a wet summer uniform shuffled along the sidewalk, stopping now and then in a deserted doorway. But they offered […]

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