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Editor’s Notes: August/September 1989

Fresh off the press!  The Implications of Public Confession by Abraham Kuyper is now ready for your reading and study.  A copy of this stimulating work is being sent to each of our Consistories for their perusal.  Some of our readers have already indicated to me that they would like a copy of this excellent […]

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Clear Shining After Rain

The sway of Christ as King, according to David’s description, is like “clear shining after rain,” whereby the tender grass is made to spring out of the earth.  So have we often seen it.  After a heavy shower of rain, or after a continued rainy season, when the sun shines, there is a delightful clearness […]

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A Word to Our Sick

The psalmist sings: “Truly my soul waiteth upon God.” Ps. 62:1 Our Psalter renders the original quite properly: “My soul in silence waits for God.” A soul in silence, or a silent soul!  What a blessed gift of grace!  A silent soul is the opposite of a turbulent, restless, impatient, rebellious soul.  It is a […]

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The Love of God

Love in the creature ever presupposeth some good, true or apparent in the thing loved, by which the affection of union is drawn.  But the love of God on the contrary, causeth all good to be produced in the creature.  He first loveth us in the free purpose of His Will, and thence worketh good […]

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Shock Treatment

I’m sure that all of you have read of, somewhere, or seen on television, this scene: A man is brought into the hospital emergency room having suffered a heart attack, or having been under water for some time.  The frantic doctors and nurses are doing everything they can for the man—artificial respiration, injection of drugs, […]

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My Bible and I

We’ve travelled together, my Bible and I, Thro’ all kinds of weather, with smile or with sigh! In sorrow or sunshine, in tempest or calm, Thy friendship unchanging, my lamp and my psalm.   We’ve travelled together, my Bible and I, When life had grown weary, and death e’en was nigh! But all through the […]

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Infant Baptism and the Gospel (4)

Note: This is Article IV in the series: I. Immersion in the Baptism Form, II. Incorporation Into Christ, III. Immersion, Children and the Lexicons.  A discussion follows between Rev. Johann Muller, Catechumen Charles Fessler, and Charles’ Baptist friend, Melvin Rausch. Rev. Muller: The topic of our discussion and theme of our lesson today is, Infant […]

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