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James 2 (1)

I. Verses 1-5 A. Verses 1-4. 1. What is this “faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory? We read literally: the faith of our Lord, Jesus Christ, of glory, or, if you will, the faith of our Lord of glory, Jesus Christ. a. We must notice the names: Jesus Christ. What is […]

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Protestant Reformed Christian Instruction (4)

Approximately five months ago you last read something from the pen of this writer concerning Protestant Reformed Christian education or instruction.  In that third installment I delineated what I thought were the distinctions between the terms “education” and “instruction.” If you have not read these articles I would urge you to spend time looking up […]

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Thankful to the End

Angular rain and sleet fell like little crystals of glass against his already frost-bitten face and neck.  After he had heard from a friend that the fierce People’s Iron Guard was bent on killing him, he had to flee from his home.  Time did not even permit him to get properly dressed for this November […]

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The “Go-Go” Generation

There has arisen a generation of young people in the world which seek ever more and different activity. They can well be called the “go-go generation.” One reads in the daily papers of the student demonstrations and protests. These burn draft cards. They march with their placards repeating slogans concerning the ending of certain wars, […]

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The Growth of Faith

(Convention Speech given on August 20, 1966 at the 26th annual Prot. Reformed Young People’s Convention)             Why it is urgent for believing young people in our day to hear a speech on “The Growth of Faith,” the entire second epistle of Peter indicates.  The Church of today and therefore, believing youth of today live […]

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Apostle to the Illiterates

“Apostle to the Illiterates” by David Mason. Published by Zondervan Publishing House, Grand Rapids, Michigan The Apostle is Dr. F. Laubach, missionary, explorer, and teacher.  He is definitely an apostle to the illiterates for his Laubach Literacy, Inc. is credited with teaching 60,000,000 to 100,000,000 illiterates to read.  By 1965 Dr. Laubach had worked in […]

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Thoughts on the Doctrine of Election (18)

Its Proclamation, (cont’d) A further difficulty in the proclamation of this truth which the faithful preacher will encounter is the insistence of some that it is of such a nature, emphasizing God’s sovereignty as it does, that it tends to blind them to man’s responsibility.  They hide behind the former as a cover to excuse […]

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