Rejoicing in God Personally

How does God speak to us in Scripture about rejoicing? Sometimes he speaks to us in the form of a command: “Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice” (Phil. 4:4). Sometimes he speaks in the form of a declaration, announcing that we, as his people, are in a joyful or blessed situation. […]

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Called to the Ministry

I was once told that ministers tend to be the oldest children in their families.  As the third of four children and second son, I do not fit that profile.  The Lord added me on February 21, 1978 to the Spronk family while my dad, Delmar, served as an optometrist  in the US Navy in […]

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The Coming of Our Lord

Clayton is a member of Faith Protestant Reformed Church in Jenison, Michigan. A scholarship essay for 2000. Christ is coming: “for the time is at hand!” (Rev. 1:3b) It is to this end that all things exist and occur. For the child of God this is a glorious reality. However, in light of this glorious […]

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