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The Second Coming of Christ

The Resurrection – l Outline XIII From your Bibles read John 5:19–30 When Jesus returns, he will raise the dead (I Cor. 15:52). We now him to a paragraph in which this resurrection is discussed, namely, the paragraph which you read just now. I. MEANING, IN BRIEF, OF THIS PARAGRAPH It was on the Sabbath […]

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Israel’s Restoration

Outline IX (from your Bibles read Deuteronomy 30:1–10) Is the Establishment of the State of Israel the Fulfillment of Prophecy? Very significant is the fact that in its journey around the globe—a journey generally from the East to the West, just like the sun—the gospel has made great progress, and this especially during the last […]

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Israel’s Conversion

Outline X (from your Bibles read Romans 11:17 and also verses 22–27). “And So All Israel Shall Be Saved.” 1. THE WRONG VIEW OF THIS PASSAGE We may begin by saying that our ideas on this subject can be found in much fuller form in our little book entitled, “And So All Israel Shall Be Saved.” It […]

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Signs of the Times

The Great Apostasy Outline V From your Bible read Luke 17:26–37 We have learned that the Gospel Age, during which the message of salvation is proclaimed in the whole world as a testimony to all the nations, will be followed by days of unprecedented distress. The reason why these days will be days of great […]

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Outlines on the Doctrine of the Last Things

1. INTRODUCTION Once upon a time a group of legalists (Pharisees) and liberals (Sadducees) came to Jesus to test him. Their purpose was “to show him up,” that is, to prove that he was not at all what he claimed to be. So they asked him to show them a sign from heaven. They meant to […]

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The Supremacy of the Word

This article touches a matter of vital importance with a view to the coming centennial. In the month of April 1957, the Christian Reformed denomination will have reached the age of 100. What have we done with these 100 years? Do we cling as closely to the Bible today as we did yesterday? Let us face the […]

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Today’s Battle

A Summary of the Lecture Given by Dr. W. Hendriksen in the Eastern Ave. Christian Reformed Church, Thursday evening, December 9, 1954. Please note that this is not the lecture but a Summary. Mr. President, Friends! The material of my lecture is distributed under five headings, as follows: l. ITS SKIRMISHES Every age has its doctrinal controversies. […]

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The TRUTH About the Bible

(This article is a reflection on that by Hartzell Spence, which appeared in the Feb. 26, 1952 issue of Look.) 50,000 errors in the New Testament! What a sensational statement. If the purpose of Hartzell Spence was to undermine faith in the reliability of the Word, he could hardly have chosen a better headline. He […]

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Herman Bavinck on REPROBATION

Last time we made mention of the fact that our Reformed people should read what is best in Reformed literature. In that connection we mentioned Herman Bavinck, Abraham Kuyper, and B.B. Warfield. Warfield wrote in English. His published articles, some of which were gathered in book form, are little masterpieces. Though one need not agree […]

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The Word Under Fire

I. A Dangerous Attack Self-Contradictions In The Bible is the title of the book. Do not ask me to the name of the publisher, for instead of mentioning one author and one publishing house, I would have to list a score or more. In the course of history—particularly, the last century—ever so many books or […]

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