Not an Easy Life

These words, reprinted from The Presbyterian Journal (May 4, 1977) were delivered by the late Dr. J. Gresham Machen to Princeton Seminary students before he left the Presbyterian Church USA. They are good counsel also today for our candidates for the ministry in the CRC. You will have a battle when you go forth as […]

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For Whom Christ Died

“The love of Christ constraineth us,” Paul says, “because we have thus judged, that one died for all, therefore all died.” Those are rather strange words, when you come to think of it—“One died for all, therefore all died.” How does the second of these two propositions follow from the former? Why should we draw […]

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The Changing Scene and the Unchanging Word

This year marks the 60th anniversary of J. Gresham Machen’s death on January 1, 1937. Machen was one of the most prominent scholarly defenders of the Christian faith in its conflict with modernism in the early part of the twentieth century. He founded the Orthodox Presbyterian Church (OPC) and Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia, PA. Early […]

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