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John A. Heys is a minister emeritus in the Protestant Reformed Churches. Mention the name Jonah, and those who hear you most likely will think of the prophet in Israel who experienced a violent storm at sea when he took a ship to Tarshish in his attempt to flee from the duty assigned to him, namely, to preach in Nineveh, and who was thrown overboard by the sailors. His story is well known, and he is mentioned in other books of the Bible, as well as in the book bearing his name. He is mentioned in II Kings 14:25. And there...

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Rev. Miersma is pastor of Immanuel Protestant Reformed Church in Lacombe, Alberta, Canada. Then went he down, and dipped himself seven times in Jordan, according to the saying of the man of God: and his flesh came again like unto the flesh of a little child, and he was clean. II Kings 5:14 In this fifth chapter of II Kings we have some remarkable contrasts, which deserve notice. The first contrast is between the little Jewish girl and the wicked king of Israel. The little girl believed in her God, while the king trusted in heathen idols. The first was...

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Rev. Slopsema is pastor of First Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Hearken not to Hezekiah: for thus saith the king of Assyria, Make an agreement with me by a present, and come out to me, and then eat ye every man of his own vine, and every one of his fig tree, and drink ye every one the waters of his cistern: Until I come and take you away to a land like your own land, a land of corn and wine, a land of bread and vineyards, a land of oil olive and of honey, that ye...

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The Unbelief of Barthianism.  That is the title of a little booklet a friend sent to me to peruse. Its contents are an address delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Bible League by the Rev. W.J. Grier, B.A., and published by the Evangelical Book Shop whose address is 15, College Square East, Belfast. It purposes to be “A Criticism of the Views of Doctors Barth and Brunner.”

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Jerusalem is going to be a besieged city. All the nations will be gathered against her. But it will all be in vain. For they will be overthrown of the Lord. This is the prediction of verses 1-3. The working of the Lord in behalf of the holy city, announced in figurative terms in verses 2, 3, is more minutely described in verse 4. The Lord will take action against the horse and the rider, the cavalry. It here represents the entire military force of the enemy. The Lord will smite every horse with terror and with blindness, every horse...

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“Therefore the Lord Himself shall give you a sign; Behold a virgin shall conceive, and bear a Son, and shall call His Name, Immanuel!” Isaiah 7:14 It is the custom of the Church of Jesus Christ to preach and to listen to Advent sermons. This meditation will be in the nature of such advent preaching. For it will be some ten days before the date fixed for the celebration of Christmas. Advent! What does is mean? It is a foreign word, meaning: to come towards. Towards what are we moving? Towards the celebration of the birth of Christ. Towards that...

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