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Mr. Kalsbeek is a teacher in Covenant Christian High School and an elder in Hope Protestant Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Previous article in this series: March 1, 2009, p. 258. (In our previous article on political correctness we answered the questions: What is it? and Where did it come from? We now move on to the questions: How is it being promoted? What are its consequences? and Why should modern-day Issachar be concerned?) How is it being promoted? Make love not war!” That would be the way to accomplish the cultural revolution of Lukacs, Gramsci, Adorno, Marcuse, and company....

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Mr. Kalsbeek is a teacher in Covenant Christian High School and an elder in Hope Protestant Reformed Chruch, Grand Rapids, Michigan. “And of the children of Issachar, which were men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do; the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brethren were at their commandment.” I Chronicles 12:32 The ideas of Lukacs, Gramsci, Adorno, and Marcuse have saturated Western civilization in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, yet only a tiny fraction of those who populate the nations with their roots in Western civilization have heard of even...

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Mr. Kalsbeek is a member of Hope Protestant Reformed Chruch, Grand Rapids. (Do) you acknowledge the doctrine which is contained in the Old and New Testament, and in the articles of the Christian faith, and which is taught here in this Christian church to be the true and perfect (complete) doctrine of salvation?In 1927 a 38-year-old Byron Center muck farmer and his 39-year-old wife could not answer yes to that question when it was time to have their infant daughter baptized in the Christian Reformed Church. The Lord used this stand for the truth by my grandparents to bring my...

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Mr. Kalsbeek is a teacher in Covenant Christian High School and a member of Hope Protestant Reformed Church, Walker, Michigan. “And the children of Issachar, which were men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do, the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brethren were at their commandment.” I Chronicles 12:32 They could be right! Erwin Lutzer and John DeVries, that is, in their fourfold explanation of Satan’s strategy to deceive the nations (see SB Jan. 1, 2004). The question is: how could the mainline Protestant churches of the West be duped...

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Mr. Kalsbeek is a teacher in Covenant Christian High School and a member of Hope Protestant Reformed Church, Walker, Michigan. “And the children of Issachar, which were men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do, the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brethren were at their commandment.”  I Chronicles 12:32 “Death to the Great Satan!” Strange isn’t it, that the “Christian” West should be identified by Islam as the “Great Satan”? However, there may be more truth than fiction to that Islamic judgment of the West. When one considers its moral...

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Mr. Kalsbeek is a teacher in Covenant Christian High School and a member of Hope Protestant Reformed Church, Walker, Michigan. (Previous article in this series can be found in the May 1, 2004 issue, p. 351.) “And the children of Issachar, which were men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do; the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brethren were at their commandment.” I Chronicles 12:32 …On this account I, or rather the Lord, beseech you as Christ’s heralds to publish this everywhere and to persuade all people of whatever rank,...

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Mr. Kalsbeek is secretary of the Board of the RFPA. From Moorestown, NJ: “I just received and read my Standard Bearer for March 15th, 1993. Once again we are grateful for your keen ability to expose error and proclaim truth clearly and biblically.” A reader from Corcoran, CA who has “been tricked by Arminianism for almost 17 years” writes: “I praise God that He has sent me the Standard Bearer and you as a part of His witness, to help me to understand the truth.” Port Murray, NJ: “Thank you for publishing such an excellent, outstanding Reformed magazine.” As the...

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Mr. Kalsbeek is an elder in Hope Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. “The purpose of this Association shall be: 1) to witness to the truth contained in the Word of God and expressed in the Three Forms of Unity. 2) to reveal false and deceptive views repugnant thereto” (The Constitution of the Reformed Free Publishing Association, Article II). The Standard Bearer has been faithful to that purpose now for sixty-eight consecutive years. Carrying out this purpose through the publication of twenty-one issues of the Standard Bearer each year is no small task. Consequently a word of appreciation to...

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