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The Office of Elder

Rev. Hanko is missionary/pastor of Covenant Protestant Reformed Church in Northern Ireland. Reprinted from the mission newsletter circulated in the UK by Covenant PRC. Scripture uses two different words for elder. One word, translated “elder” (Acts 14:23, 15:2, 4, 6, etc., I Tim. 5:1, 17, 19, Tit. 1:5, Jas. 5:14, I Pet. 5:1) is the […]

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The Offices In The Church

After He ascended into heaven our Lord instituted in the church various offices (Eph. 4:8-11). He instituted these offices that those who serve in them might represent Him, and serve His church in their offices. Though He remains the only Head and King of the church, these offices are necessary for the well-being of the […]

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Preparation

The reason I wrote the last article in the Beacon Lights is to call your attention to the important place which the consistory occupies in the midst of the church of God. But I want to stress that the consistory is not something with which we as young people need not be concerned. But, even […]

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Preparation – The Consistory

As the youth in the church of Christ face the future, when they shall take an active place in the midst of the congregation, their thoughts inevitably turn to the time when they may be called to serve in the consistory. There are necessarily many questions which arise, and many doubts which exist in their […]

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Hebrews 11

Outline 1 INTRODUCTION 1st week of October             The material of our Bible outlines for the coming season deals with the impelling and challenging chapter of Hebrews 11.  The present outline is of an introductory nature, and will consist largely of information regarding the background and setting of this chapter, material that ought to be […]

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Hebrews 11

Outline 1 INTRODUCTION 1st week of October The material of our Bible outlines for the coming season deals with the impelling and challenging chapter of Hebrews 11. The present outline is of an introductory nature, and will consist largely of information regarding the background and setting of this chapter, material that ought to be quite […]

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