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Good Works (1)

The topic of “good works” is very broad. There are many aspects of good works that can be discussed. Certain questions involving good works are: What exactly are good works? Who are able to perform good works? Who or what is the source of good works? What is the purpose of good works? Are good […]

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Evolution

Lisa is a member of Peace Protestant Reformed Church in Lansing, Illinois. She wrote this persuasive paper as an English assignment. The question of the origin of man is not a new question. Scientists define it like this: “Man is the result of a purposeless and a natural process that did not have him in […]

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The Fourth Man (17)

A Story from the Time of the Afscheiding translated by Rev Cornelius Hanko Chapter 17 An Unexpected Escort The Secession was spreading and matters that had to do with the relationships between the Secessionists and the authorities were coming to a head. A small congregation of Secessionists had been organized in Hilversum, the small village […]

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The Cross

My Savior bore His wooden cross, Up Calvary’s dismal hill. Without a word, without complaint, Quietly accepting the Father’s will. The crushing weight, the cuts and bruises, Abused, rejected, condemned to die. Bleeding from his crown of thorns, His hurt beyond my mortal mind. Each step He took was filled with pain, Each breath a […]

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Worldly Music

The topic of worldly music can be a rather touchy subject especially among the youth of today! I almost hesitate to write on this, but if I am to follow the series of articles that have been written and the theme that I have been following, this can’t be left out. More importantly, I should […]

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Rev. James Slopsema

On December 31, 1947, Rev. James Slopsema was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His parents are George and Dorothy Slopsema. Growing up in Grand Rapids, Rev. Slopsema attended Adams Street Christian School and Grand Rapids Christian High School. Covenant Christian High School did not exist yet. After high school, he attended Grand Valley State University […]

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The Portrait of a Christian in the World

Lisa is an eighth grade student at Covenant Day School in Charlotte, North Carolina. She wrote this paper for Bible class. “The Christians…dwell in their own native land, but as strangers. They take part in all things as citizens; and suffer all things as foreigners. They marry like all others; they have children; but they […]

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The Wonder of Christ’s Coming

Rev. Hanko is a minister in the Protestant Reformed Churches. Reprinted from the Loveland PRC newsletter. We should never forget that the coming of Christ at the end of the world is a wonder and a miracle—indeed the last this world shall ever see. It is a work of God and therefore wonderful in our […]

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The storms of the Great Lakes are legendary. It is not that they cause greater waves and winds than the great oceans of the world. Instead, the direction and strength of the wind coupled with the shape of the big lakes themselves can cause very rapid and violent changes in the behavior of the lakes. […]

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The Church of Mark

One of the less famous churches in the old city center of Jerusalem is this humble “Church of Mark” of the old Syrian Orthodox congregation. The ministers have a traditional fear that one day they will no longer be tolerated by the Jews and they are only seen on Sundays, but the building is open […]

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