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Both Christian schools and missions demand a place in the life of the Christian. On the one hand, missions are an imperative. They are a biblical mandate. Jesus Christ himself put great emphasis on them. As related in Go and make disciples!, “Each of the four Gospels ends with a ‘Great Commission’…Jesus says that his […]

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Editor’s Note

November is our annual scholarship issue, in which we print several of the best essays in the Protestant Reformed Essay Competition. This year we are publishing the four that we were given. They are interesting and well-written, so please enjoy them. Below please find the requirements and prompts given to all participants. This material will […]

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The Daily Press

Psalm 134–141   November 8 Read Psalm 134             The master painter for Pharaoh’s tomb is under constant surveillance.  He has to go through security every time he leaves or returns to the pyramid, and must always leave his tools at the site.  He lives in a special village built specifically for the pyramid laborers […]

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Missions and Schools: Us vs. Them?

The church of Christ is a universal one.  This means not only that its members are drawn from all over this earth, but that they come even from varying ethnicities and walks of life— “every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation” (Revelation 5:9).  This diversity of the elect in my opinion is one of […]

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The Importance of Foreign Language

I was never required to take a foreign language class until I got to college. A few foreign language classes were offered at my high school, while my grade school did little to nothing with foreign language. As far as I can tell, this seems to be the case in most of our Protestant Reformed […]

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I Have Enough!

The world declares to you, young brothers and sisters, that you never have enough and that you always need more: “More! More! More! Of what God has not given you, of what God has not promised, and of what God has not willed for you to have, you need that and need more of that.”  […]

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The BRF Conference

Have you ever taken a good look at the name of this conference?  I would like you to take a moment to do so now.  That name describes the conference so perfectly.   It is British, but I am more interested in the Reformed and Fellowship aspect.  As we gathered together at this conference we truly […]

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I Will Rejoice

“Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls; Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will […]

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