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This meditation is the text of the pre-synodical sermon delivered by Rev. Key on June 7, 2010, in Southeast PRC. “I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” Ephesians 4:1-3 Paul’s epistle to the Ephesians is a good reminder to us that doctrine and practice go hand in hand, inseparably connected where the truth is embraced. What tremendous blessings God has bestowed upon...

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Rev. Key is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hull, Iowa. As we commemorate the 500th year of John Calvin’s birth, it is worth considering John Calvin as a minister of the Word. While God used him mightily as a reformer, Calvin stood before God a faithful preacher of the gospel. Calvin’s Preaching Although the tremendous responsibilities that he bore and such a rigorous preaching schedule would seem to leave little time for sermon preparation, the strength of Calvin’s preaching began in his study. Gifted with a brilliant mind, he applied it to the study of God’s Word, working...

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