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A VARIED HARVEST, by Frank E. Gaebelein. W. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Mich.; 1967. Cloth. 198 pp. (Price $4.95). This book is a collection of essays by a well-known author who for years was the headmaster of Stony Brook School and afterwards became co-editor of Christianity Today. His essays give evidence of a […]

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THE WORLD OF MISSION by Bengt Sundkler (translated from Swedish by Eric J. Sharpe), Eerdmans, 1965. 307 pages. Price $6.95. This is an historical survey of missions that tries to stress especially the environment in which mission work has been carried on. In Part One the author discusses the Kingship of Christ as proclaimed by Christian […]

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CREATIVE MINDS IN CONTEMPORARY THEOLOGY, edited by Philip Edgcumbe Hughes. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publ. Co., Grand Rapids, Mich. $6.95. Philip Edgcumbe Hughes, the well-known editor of the (Anglican) Churchman, has greatly obligated us by the edition of this guidebook which surprises us again and again by the wealth of its material, its concise synopses of […]

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Theological Dictionary of the New Testament Gerhard Killel (editor). Translated by Geoffrey W. Bromiley from the German. Vol. I, xl + 793 pages. Published by Wm. B. Eerdman, Publish· ing Co., Grand Rapids, Mich., and London. Price $18.50. The reviewer has purchased this important work from the time when the first German volume appeared. For accurate exegesis […]

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Read More Than Conquerors, pp. 251–256 A. BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE SECTION  There is in this section little that bas not been said before. It is, nevertheless, a most important section. It lays particular stress upon the urgency of all the preceding admonitions, the absolute necessity of heeding them, and this all the more since whatever […]

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Read More Than Conquerors, pp. 232–235 A. THE SYMBOL At the close of the thousand-year period the devil is released from his imprisonment. He summon’s a vast host for an all-out attack upon “the camp of the saints, the beloved city.” Fire descends from heaven and devours them. The deceiver himself is cast into the lake of fire […]

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Read More Than Conquerors, pp. 235, 236 THE GREAT WHITE THRONE (The treatment of Rev. 20:11–15 is continued in Lesson 23, Part 1) A. THE ONE WHO SITS UPON IT, verse 11 Christ’s glorious return is portrayed in vivid colors. John sees a great, white throne. Upon it is seated Jesus as Judge (cf. Matt. […]

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Read The Bible on the Life Hereafter, pp. 185–194 THE GREAT WHITE THRONE (continued) C. THE SCENE THAT IS ENACTED NEAR IT, verses 12b, 13b Books are opened: the records of the life of every person (Dan. 7:10). Opened also is the book of life, containing the names of all believers and their deeds (cf. […]

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Read More Than Conquerors, pp. 236–242 THE REDEEMED UNIVERSE The universe in which the dragon, the beast, the false prophet, and the harlot were carrying out their program of iniquity has vanished. John, accordingly, sees a new universe, the ideal product of God’s redeeming grace and power, wisdom and goodness. It has the following characteristics. […]

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