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One would hardly look to the Saturday Evening Post as the place to Bod a diagnosis of the ills of the Church. And yet an article in its November 17, 1962 issue entitled “Why I Quit the Ministry” in an unusually blunt and concrete fashion offers such an analysis. THE INDICTMENT It is in the context of […]

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Christianity, Capitalism, and Socialism

“Do you know any good, solid argument against Socialism, based on the Bible?” The question was raised by a student and had been occasioned by a professor’s classroom remarks and student discussions. OUR CURRENT CONFUSION There are among us many who are highly critical of Socialism, but who, if asked to say just what they […]

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John Wyclif

When we remember our debt to the Reformation we usually do not think of going back 600 years to a time more than a century before Martin Luther. Yet in the fragmentary records of the half-forgotten life of John Wyclif there is an anticipation of Reformation teaching that deserves much more attention than it usually receives. A […]

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Response

Thanks for the opportunity to comment on this reaction to my letter to the President. I did not intimate that homosexual vice was the only sin of Sodom which called for divine judgment, and Ezekiel 16:49,50 certainly doesn’t say that its only sin was robbing the poor—it mentions in particular its “detestable things.” Go back to […]

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Presbyterians on Church Office

This article is a response to a new book, Order in the Offices. It is an important response at this time when Reformed and Presbyterian believers are working toward closer ties. The Editors ORDER IN THE OFFICES: Essays Defining the Roles of Church Officers, Mark R. Brown, editor. Published by Classic Presbyterian Government Resources, 807 Peachdale […]

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The Covenant Idea In the Reformed Churches

The Reformed churches constitute one of the large and influential families of the historic Christian  church. Taking their rise in the reformatory movements in German and French speaking Switzerland, they spread first of all to such neighboring countries as Germany, Hungary, France, the Netherlands and Great Britain and from there by means of colonization, migration […]

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Reflections on Church Union

based on: The Challenge of Church Union, Cornelius Van Dam, editor, Winnipeg, Premier Publishing, 1993 When our Lord offered His high priestly prayer, He fervently asked of the Father “that they may all be one.” The fragrance of that petition continues to haunt the souls of all who truly know and love Him. Little has […]

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