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The day has finally arrived! The new website for Reformation Fellowship, Inc., is up and operational. We are excited about the new bells and whistles that will streamline the reading and shopping experience for you. I would like to spend some time highlighting our features and getting you acquainted with the new format.     […]

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Readers Respond

In the September issue of The Outlook, contributing editor, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey, wrote an article entitled “A Reformed Dream” in which he expressed a call to unity between Reformed denominations. He proposed that the Reformed denominations which he listed “join together under one general assembly (or general national synod) with each denomination becoming a […]

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Why?

In April of this year, 2001, The Outlook will commemorate its 50th year of publication. It began as the Torch and Trumpet and retained that name for many years. Its circulation was most active in the Christian Reformed Church. In this issue as well as March and April, we will feature a number of reprints […]

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The One Who Rules

Not so long ago, I had a discussion with an individual who claimed: “Satan is at the helm and is now pushing all of humanity into an immorality and darkness that will lead to our total destruction.” I am so thankful that his assertion is wrong. We have Christ’s ascension as proof. Jesus is at […]

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Being a Father

The other day I heard my six year old talking with his friends about the future. When talking about what they were going to do when they grew up, one child said, “I want to be a father, like my dad.” “That’s not a job,” another child retorted. “Yes, it is,” came the reply. “Well, […]

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Preaching To Covenant Children

There is a right way and a wrong way to use the precious doctrine of the covenant. The right way is to stress the particular spiritual advantages which our covenant children enjoy. Priceless is the Christian upbringing; the hearing from infancy on about the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; and the salvation God provided […]

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Public Schools are Cheaper

The title of this editorial is often given as an excuse by parents for passing up Christian education for their children. It seems to be a self-evident statement of truth and the very essence of common sense. After all, public education is free while Christian Schools are very expensive. The truth of the matter is […]

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Christmas Contrasts

Some of the most significant thoughts about Christmas may well center around the breath-taking contrasts suggested by the Nativity. First, we are amazed at the contrasting attitudes of angels and men toward the child born in Bethlehem. The angels, who represented the heavenly world, made swift their journey to the fields of Ephrata eager to […]

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The Greatest Need in the Church for 2005

The year is still young enough to make the question of what the church needs most in 2005 an appropriate one. Our answers may vary. The Church has many pressing needs. A vacant church may think its most pressing need is a new minister, whereas, a church in a changing community may think the greatest […]

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The Christian Home

God established the family in the dawn of human history when He made Eve out of Adam’s rib to be his wife. Since then, the family has become the foundation of human society, the cornerstone of all of our institutions. There is no other place where children can be properly taught the virtues of truthfulness, […]

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