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Buy the Truth, and Sell It Not (2)

We ended last time considering the various ways in which we are commanded to “buy” the truth. We found that the truth is most importantly the doctrines which we believe as they are found in God’s Word and summarized in our Reformed creeds. That we believe and love that truth will be evident by our […]

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The Battle Against Disrespect

Sometimes it’s hard as a young person to be submissive to my elders and respectful to those in authority, especially my parents. I don’t know why I think I can get away with disrespecting my mom and dad—maybe it’s because I’m closer to them than I am with my teachers and others, and I feel […]

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Sara and Her New Baby Sister

Tini is from Ashhurst, New Zealand. There was once a little girl called Sara. She had a dad and a mom. She had also a grandpa and a grandma—they were called Opa and Oma. When Sara was a baby, she was a very happy little girl. She jumped up and down on Dad and Mum’s […]

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Tsunami—A Sign

Tsunami: A Word striking terror into the heart; Devastation so great, in scope so broad, Destruction and flooding and gruesome death; We creatures of earth simply overawed.| The hand of our sovereign God we see; A hand raised in judgment, a warning hand To signal the end, as was prophesied. All people take heed, on […]

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Watching Daily At My Gates

April 1 Read Psalm 86:12-15 We often come across the terms longsuffering and forbearance in Scripture. Both of these words as they stand by themselves are neutral, having in common the idea of restraining oneself or holding oneself in check. Therefore they can refer to a restraining of oneself either in anger or love. However, […]

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Current Events: North Korean Struggles

Rajin, North Korea: From the Times Newspaper of London in the January 30, 2005 edition, Michael Sheradin reports on the current strife between the United States, China, and North Korea. The four-page article reminds the Christian not only of the end times, but also of Christ Jesus’ instruction unto his disciples, when he sent them […]

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Unbreakable Scripture (1)

Rev. Stewart is a missionary of the Protestant Reformed Churches to the Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship of Northern Ireland. This series is being reprinted with permission from the Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship website, http://www.cprf.co.uk/ Volume IX, Issues 11 & 12. So far we have seen that God’s hammer (Jer. 23:29), the “more sure word” of […]

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For the Want of a Dollar…?

Rev. Langerak is pastor of Southeast Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This article was also published in the March 1 issue of the Standard Bearer. Covenant members must take heed to many important details in the kingdom of heaven. One of them is that prospective teachers and preachers receive adequate financial resources to […]

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