For the past three years the Standard Bearer has come to our address. Invariably, unlike the many other periodicals received, it is read from cover to cover. Why is that? Perhaps the first reason is that its writers take the Bible as truly being the Word of God, avoiding all the theological gobbledygook too often found in Reformed circles which severely qualifies the Word. Because we live in serious times, as the series of articles, “Signs of the Times,” in the Standard Bearerdisclose, the articles are serious.