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This is the final article in our series in which we have been quoting and criticizing an essay written by the Rev. J. Blankespoor in Concordia of December 2, 1954. We have been quoting his essay in its entirety and then offering our comments. Whatever the Rev. Blankespoor may say about our criticism of him we do not know, but we are assured that he will never be able to say that we did not quote him fairly. This we do now also with respect to what he calls his church political viewpoint. It will not be difficult to criticize...

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Preview of the Next 25 Years.  One of the most brilliant scientific intellects of our day deals in prophetic tones what we may expect in the next 25 years in the way of material progress. In the March issue of Reader’s Digest, David Sarnoff, chairman-of Radio Corporation of America, in a condensed article taken from Fortune Magazine discloses the things that lie in the offing. 

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Looking back upon this Classis meeting it may be said that it was a good day in which the work Classis had to perform was done with dispatch. Rev. G. VandenBerg was the chairman and Rev. M Schipper took minutes. All the churches in Classis East were represented by two delegates, so that Classis was constituted of 24 members. Classis adjourned Wednesday evening at 6:30 o’clock. There are a few matters taken care of by Classis which are worthy of a little more detailed report. We refer to the following matters:

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Such was the subject of the essay delivered by the Rev. J. Blankespoor at a conference of schismatic ministers held recently in Oskaloosa, Iowa, and occupying the editorial space of Concordia of December 2, 1954. In the last issue of the Standard Bearer we quoted the introduction to this essay and made a few remarks. However, due to the fact that our space was limited by the transcription of the decision of the Superior Court Judge, Honorable Thaddeus Taylor, of the case of First Protestant Reformed Church versus the De Wolf group, my article was cut short.

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The October-November 1954, issue of Torch and Trumpet presents the first in a series of articles by the Rev. Martin Monsma on: The Question of Woman Suffrage in the Church. In this issue he treats only the issues involved. Rev. Monsma was requested byTorch and Trumpet to contribute this series. What he will have to say on this subject should prove to be interesting, since he is supposed to speak with some authority.

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