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Redeeming the Time

“Time, like an ever-rolling stream, bears all its sons away.” How often we sing this song, young people! How often don’t we observe that “time flies.” And yet, how often do we really stop and think about that creature–time? The word time, you know, refers to a period, or an interval, an interval between a […]

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George M. Ophoff (15)

In our last article we were discussing the actions of Classis Grand Rapids West in their dealings with Rev. Ophoff’s opposition to the three points of common grace. We ended last time by quoting a letter which the Classis sent to the Consistory of Hope. To this letter, an answer was returned which was read […]

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Making Confession of Faith

Making confession of faith is a joyful act of obedience to our covenant God. The angels in heaven joyfully sing hallelujahs to Almighty God. But part of the Church of Jesus Christ is here on earth now, and this congregation of saints experiences this same joy and partakes of it with those making confession. This […]

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Springtime

The chill of winter soon will pass. For this there is a reason; God made it His eternal plan There be more than just one season. T’will be another season.   The snow-white ground will soon be green. The weathper will be fair. We, the creatures, will receive this, A gift from God so rare. […]

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The Beauty of Creation

Having just moved from the great Northwest, I have been asked to write for you an article on the beauty of creation. It is certainly true that the northwest comer of our country, and particularly the northwest comer of the state of Washing­ton, in which Lynden is located and where we were privileged to live […]

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The Blessed Giver

“And thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly”- Matthew 6:4b These words from the mouth of our Lord Jesus were spoken when He was on a mountain in Galilee. We have here some basic instruction for the heirs of the Kingdom of Heaven. These words are precepts of the Gospel of the […]

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The Four Horsemen

The four horsemen of the Book of Revelation help us to understand the world in which we live. We read of these horses in Revelation 6:1-8. They are pictured to us in different colors and described to us in detail. If we consider the significance of colors in the Bible, we can learn that each […]

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