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The Majestic Name of Our Covenant God: Psalm 8:9

Once a Christian school teacher told my wife and me that she believed it was important for the children in her kindergarten class to know why they were attending a school with “Christian” above the door. Hearing this, I thought, how wonderful. Here is a teacher who knows her responsibility as a teacher. Soon, I […]

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The Unknown Hour – The Beast Out of the Sea

Scriptural Preparation Revelation 13:1–10 Revelation 17:7–16 Matthew 24:15–31 Lesson Commentary Among others, the apostle John was given many vivid visions of the conditions that will be found on earth at the end of time. Their purpose is to warn the church about the devil’s wiles and relentless attacks so that it will be encouraged to […]

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The Unknown Hour: Life Before the Flood

Introduction Jesus tells us that “no one knows the day or the hour of his return, not the angels, nor the Son, only the Father” (Matt. 24:36). Therefore, we are to pray, prepare, and watch for his return. It is the purpose of The Unknown Hour—Biblical Signs, Warnings, Hope and Peace to assist its readers […]

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Scripture: Matthew 24:9–14; 2 Peter 2 Lesson Commentary Truly, persecution is a major sign of the times. It will increase and increase, culminating with the great tribulation, where, under the direction of Satan, all restraint will be thrown off and his purpose will be made clear. The enmity which began as soon as sin entered […]

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Book Reviews

Engelsma, David S. Reformed Education: the Christian School as Demand of the Covenant. Revised Edition. Grandville, MI: Reformed Free Publishing Association, 2000. V. 101 pp $8.00, paperback. The title of this book may turn off some readers, thinking it is for teachers, or that it will take such an outdated view of education that it […]

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Book Review: A Theatre in Dachau

Knoop, Hermanus. A Theatre in Dachau. Translated from the Dutch by A. Petter and Roelof A. Janssen. Neerlandia, AB / Pella, IA: Inheritance Publications, 2001. 143 pp; $14.95 CN, $12.90 US. paperback. After reading this book it is hard to believe that anyone would want to deny the atrocities of the Nazi concentration camps during […]

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In a Few Words

In a recent meeting of the Reformed Fellowship board the question was raised: Why do we publish Bible study material? How does this fit in our purpose as an organization? This was not the first time the question has been raised in our many years of existence. The answer to this question is found in the […]

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The Prayer of Jabez

And Jabez was more honorable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bear him with sorrow. And Jabez called on God of Israel, saying, Oh that Thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that Thine hand might be with me, and that Thou wouldst keep me […]

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Book Review

The Dort Study Bible: an English translation of the Annotations of the Dutch Staten Bijbel of 1637 in accordance with the decree of the Synod of Dordt. 1618-1619. Volume 1. Genesis – Exodus. Translated by Theodore Haak, edited by Roelof A. Janssen. Neerlandia, AB; Pella Iowa: Inheritance Publications, 2003. 351 pp., $18.90 US, $24.95 CN, […]

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Book Review

Book Review Hoeksema, Herman. Righteous by Faith Alone: A Devotional Commentary on Romans. Edited by David Engelsma. Grandville, MI: Reformed Free Publishing Association, 2002. xxvi. 702 pp., including Scripture Index and short bibliography. $41.95 US, hardcover. Reviewed by Rev. Jerome Julien. For the lion’s share of his ministry, Rev. Herman Hoeksema brought God’s Word to […]

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