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Explanation, Please!

The following are extractions from the ‘‘Form of Ordination of the Ministers of God’s Word” “….. What this holy office enjoins . . . . . .” “First, that they faithfully explain to the flock the word of the Lord, revealed by the writings of the prophets and apostles; and apply the same as well […]

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Explanation, Please!

The following are extractions from the ‘‘Form of Ordination of the Ministers of God’s Word” “….. What this holy office enjoins . . . . . . “First, that they faithfully explain to the flock the word of the Lord, revealed by the writings of the prophets and apostles; and apply the same as well […]

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God Ordained Disputation

“I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your adversaries shall not be able to resist.”  Luke 21:15   Reading this verse, many times the very opposite seems true. Have you ever tried to talk to ungodly men and explain and argue from Scripture concerning a point of doctrine or concerning the walk […]

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Four Outstanding Ministers

With the exception of John Calvin I met and spoke to each one personally and even prayed with one in a little group of five. All of these men have passed on to their reward, they are no longer pilgrims and strangers on the earth. One of the outstanding ministers was Dr. Donald Grey Barnhouse […]

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Catch the Vision!

The Berlin Sportpalast (Sports Palace) is packed to capacity. From thousands of voices rises a constant din. There is an air of excitement, expectancy and eagerness. People of every age and class are here, the young, the old, the middle aged, the factory worker, the office girl, the doctor, the student, the nurse and many […]

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What Makes a Man?

“WHAT MAKES A MAN?” This was the title of an essay turned in by one of our Protestant Reformed Youth in one of the existing Christian high schools our young people attend. The student received an “A” for his grade with the following comments at the end of the essay written by the teacher. Excellent! […]

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What About the Future?

“It’s your fault and the fault of other people about your age and a little older!” A young man about 21 years old was speaking. “We inherited this mess from you and others like you.” This young man was a Christian, a Baptist. “Look at the conditions this world’s in! Now we have to take […]

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“The Tremendous Trifle”

“This,” my wife said, “is a typical illustration of what is known as a tremendous trifle.” It was Christmas Eve and up to now had been one of my most joyful.  We had always been a poor family and seldom had too much to spend on presents for one another.  Not that presents and gifts […]

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