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Personal Witnessing

II IN the precious issue we discussed the Old Testament usage of the term witness.* We turn now to the New Testament. Here we discover a similar though broader usage or the term. In the Crucifixion Procedure The crucifixion of Christ came as a result of long lee-al procedure. In this process the Rabbinical idea or witness […]

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Personal Witnessing

Currently much emphasis is placed upon Christian witnessing. Gospel radio programs devote time to it. In our churches and at our mission societies we are urged “to make our witness.” On many religious television programs long intervals of dearly bought time are reserved for those who would make their witness. Sometimes we Reformed radio listeners and televiewers […]

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We Live By Faith

“The righteous shall live by faith.” Faith is the law of life. Adam lived by faith, although not saving faith. It was his sin that he did not believe the Word revelation given in Paradise. Saving faith, both as gift and task, is the law of life of the redeemed.                   […]

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A Reformed Theological Witness

Faith and Sanctification, by G. C. Berkhouwer, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1952, 193 pages, $3.00 The Providence of God, by G. C. Berkhouwer, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1952, 294 pages, $3.50 The Pauline Eschatology, by G. Vos, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1952, 365 […]

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Professor Dr. Klaas Schilder

The sudden death of Dr. Klaas Schilder may not pass by unnoticed by the Reformed communities throughout the world. Although he worked most intensively within the frontiers of the Netherlands, his influence as a penetrating student of the Word of God was and is felt wherever men and women love the Reformed faith. Within the constellation […]

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God’s Freemen

REFORMED piety is a free piety. This we stated explicitly in our first article. (Volume I, No.4). But since then we have developed two other characteristics of Reformed piety. characteristics also mentioned in the first article. In the first place we were quite emphatic about it that true piety is a piety of law of recognition of the […]

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This is the second article in a series being prepared by the Reformed piety commission. The Reformed Fellowship has adopted this procedure in dealing with critical issues. Other commissions now preparing material for Torch and Trumpet are working on the problem of ecumenicity and on the character of a Christian college, respectively. The godly man takes God’s […]

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The word “piety” has had an unfortunate history. It has picked up many evil associations in its lifetime. So suspect has this perfectly worthy word become that we are almost afraid to use it. People may think of religious sham when they read this word. They think of phrases like “pious fraud” and “false piety” when this word […]

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Roads to Rome

Is the proverb still true? “All roads lead to Rome.” It had meaning when Caesar headed the Roman Empire. He thought himself worthy of worship as a god. In those days all roads connected themselves with Rome. At Caesar’s command the armies marched to preserve the Roman peace. The Caesar’s are dead. But their ideal of […]

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