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The role which our Confessions have played in the history of the church of Christ can hardly be overemphasized. These Confessions have served as powerful weapons in the defense of the faith; they have functioned as the basis for church Reformation over the centuries; they have preserved the unity of the church in her walk in the world of sin; they have been teachers to lead thousands to the knowledge of the truth. It is not an exaggeration to say that our Confessions have served as the strength of the church without which, humanly speaking, it would not have survived. 

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Congregation Activities By this time of year all of our churches are well into their fall season of catechism classes and Bible studies. The days of summer vacation are long gone and forgotten and there is a renewed emphasis and dedication to the study of God’s Word. Hopefully you take advantage of those opportunities in your local congregation to continue to grow in your knowledge of the good news of the gospel. The Kalamazoo, MI PRC traditionally marks the start of their year of Bible study and...

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It has been stated that there is nothing more certain in life than death. There is truth in this, and whether we be rich It has been stated that there is nothing more certain in life than death. There is truth in this, and whether we be rich or poor, bond or free, male or female, Jew or Gentile the day of our death is certain for us. The only exception is that those living when Christ returns will be changed and at once enter into heavenly glory or hellish agony. We may not like to think of our coming...

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[The reader is asked to read first the Belgic Confession Article 29: The Marks of the True Church, and Wherein She Differs from the False Church.] Many of the great debates of the Reformation concerned the church itself—what the church is, and what she should be like. That fact led Guido de Bres to devote the largest section of the Belgic Confession to ecclesiology, the doctrine of the church. The Confession gives solid, biblical instruction on the offices and government of the church (30, 31), the order and discipline that must be found in the church (32), the sacraments (33-35),...

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