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“If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and giveth thee a sign or a wonder,  And the sign or the wonder come to pass, whereof he spake unto thee, saying, Let us go after other gods, which thou hast not known, and let us serve them;  Thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for the Lord your God proveth you, to know whether ye love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul. 

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Chapter II  The Great Hermeneutical Rule Of Interpreting Prophecy (1) In our present church-world, to mention hermeneutics seems almost like joining the multitude of voices, all clamoring for a hearing for their understanding of the correct, orthodox way of interpreting the Scriptures, particularly the Old Testament Prophetic writings called the Scriptures. 

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Previous article in this series: February 15, 2019, p. 220. Considering that the Formula of Subscription (FOS) is an authoritative document binding for every Reformed officebearer, it is crucially important that each understand to what the FOS binds him. In that connection we face a question that often arises, namely: Is the Reformed church order binding on the officebearer who signs the FOS? Historically, the confessions and the church order are closely related. As we noted earlier, in the midst of bitter persecution, the Reformed churches in the Lowlands produced the Belgic Confession and a Reformed church order. Significantly, in...

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. It has been over two years ago since the time of the mass murder/suicide claimed the lives of 913 people. In 1978 the world was stunned when the cult leader, Jim Jones, of the People’s Temple persuaded his faithful followers to drink the poisoned grape Kool-Aid which caused their deaths. Over 250 children were found among the corpses of their parents and relatives. Men, women, and children were led to their doom because they worshipped and trusted in this man-devil, their cult leader. 

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