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“Prepare to Meet Thy God”

It has happened more than once that we have been called upon to unite a couple in marriage where evidently very little preparation had been made. It almost appears then as if the bridal pair deemed their marriage as something of minor importance. Bride and the groom had made no effort to appear at their best, […]

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The Condescension of God

“Who is like unto Jehovah our God, that hath his seat on high, That abideth himself to behold the things that are in heaven and in the earth?” Psalm 113:5, 6 The Psalmist is amazed at the condescension of God. He challenges the universe to exhibit anything comparable to it. Philosophers have said that God is so great […]

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As Begins the Dawn

In the end of the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. Matthew 28:1                       The first Easter service was a gloomy one, shrouded in grief and doubt for the disciples. They […]

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Where Are the Ten Thousand?

Statistics, someone has once said, can be used to prove anything. Though this is largely true, if statistics are correctly handled they are also able to give a fairly adequate survey of any given situation. In the Christian Reformed Church mention has been made from time to time of the rather amazing growth which we […]

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The Fullness of Time

“When the fulness of the time came, God sent forth his Son.”  Galatians 4:4 This text is full of Christmas. And the Christian’s celebration of Christmas should be filled with this text The tremendous fact of Christmas is that God sent forth his Son. That is what Christmas means. It began with God, as all of […]

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Unto Him that Loveth Us

(Conclusion of meditation begun in the August issue) “Unto him that loveth us, and loosed us from our sins by his blood; and he made us to be a kingdom, to be priests unto his God and Father; to him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.” (Rev. 1:5, 6). “Loosed from our sins by […]

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Unto Him That Loveth Us

“Unto him that loveth us, and loosed us from our sins by his blood; and he made us to be a kingdom) to be priests unto his God and Father; to him be the glory and the dominion for ever and ever. Amen” (Rev. 1:5, 6). It is most fitting that the sacred Scriptures should end with […]

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