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Redeemed for What?*

By means of this article I suppose I am addressing people who, without exception, profess to be redeemed children of God; people who can and occasionally do sing: Redeemed, how I love to proclaim it, Redeemed by the blood of the Lamb; Redeemed by His infinite mercy, His child and forever I am. It’s wonderful […]

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The Place of Christ in Christian Education

There is in the state of Wisconsin a small, but well known city -Green Bay. This city is well known because it is the home of what used to be the most powerful and successful football team ever assembled in this country. The citizens of this city are avid supporters of their football team. So […]

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The Ecumenical Mirage

The Ecumenical Mirage by C. Stanley Lowell, Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1967. 205 pages. The Ecumenical Mirage is a fascinating book written by a man who has served several Methodist churches and is presently editor of Church And State and associate director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. The Ecumenical Mirage […]

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MAY WE BELONG TO THE JOHN BIRCH SOCIETY? Questions such as this come to n pastor often in the course of a year’s experience. There are an increasing number of organizations and associations open to Christian Reformed people nowadays, and our membership. attendance and contributions are being solicited. Many of us find this a most […]

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Viewpoint

McCLELLAN In Bruce Catton’s fascinating civil war histories (This Hallowed Ground and Mr. Lincoln’s Army) a general who gets an unusual amount of attention is George B. McClellan. A good administrator who knew how to dramatize army service and to inspire loyalty in his men, he seemed to have everything that was needed to make […]

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After Four and a Half Years – A Decision

When the Synod of the Christian Reformed Church met in June of this year at the Knollcrest Campus of Calvin College there were many very important items on the Agenda. But the matter which caused the most concern and attracted the most attention was the doctrinal issue raised by the writings of Prof. Harold Dekker in the […]

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THE LONG WEEKEND? The Christian Labor Herald (February, 1967) presented an interesting report entitled “Holidays On Monday.” It stated that the members of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States were polled as to whether or nGt they would favor the observance of Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, Independence Day, Veteran’s Day and Washington’s birthday on Monday. The purpose […]

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Decision Rather Than Postponement

When the 1966 Synod of the Christian Reformed Church met in Pella, Iowa, one of the most important items on the Agenda was the report of the Doctrinal Committee; the committee appointed by the Synod of 1964 “to study in the light of Scripture and the Creeds the doctrine of limited atonement as it relates to […]

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A Call to Traditionalism

I am pleased with and honored by the opportunity given me to speak to you this evening. But I am also sobered by the responsibility to present something to you by way of a significant and meaningful challenge. I seek in what I say to edify you as members of the Church and to assist you in […]

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Faith: The Prerequisite for Prayer

“If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever ye will, and it shall be alone unto you.” John 5:17 We are living in an age which may be characterized as “the age of pragmatism.” Perhaps this term is strange to you, even though you yourself may be a pragmatist. Very simply, a […]

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