Parental Prayer is Power!

Miss Johanna Timmer, editor of REFORMED WOMEN SPEAK, has solicited this article from Mrs. Laurie Vanden Heuvel, wife of Rev. Thomas C. Vanden Heuvel, pastor of the Central Avenue Christian Reformed Church of Holland, Michigan. If we were to select two dominant themes of discussion in the world and the church today, no doubt the […]

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Make us captives, Lord, then we shall be free. Force us to render up our sword and we shall conqu’rors be. We sink in life’s alarms when by ourselves we stand; Imprison us in Thy almighty arms and strong shall be our hand. Our wills are not our own until Thou hast made them Thine, […]

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A Public Confession of Sins and Prayer Before the Sermon

Heavenly Father, eternal and merciful God, we acknowledge and confess before Thy divine majesty that we are poor miserable sinners. We were conceived and born in utter wickedness and corruption and are prone to all manner of evil and incapable by nature of doing any good. By our sinful life we transgress Thy holy commandments without ceasing, and thereby […]

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