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Previous article in this series: January 1, 2010, p. 159. With official sanction, and on a wider scale, Reformed churches ought to permit women to serve as assistants to the deacons. Arguing that this should be done on a wider scale, I recognize that it is already done to a limited degree by a Helping Hands Committee or by some other means. This is good. Where it is already being done, let us be sure that it is being done with a clear understanding of the biblical basis for it, and that it is being done in a biblical manner....

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Rev. Slopsema is pastor of First Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. “Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.” Titus 2:14 This word of God speaks of being zealous of good works. Are you zealous of good works? Everyone has zeal for something. Not all, however, have a zeal for good works. There is a people that Jesus Christ has redeemed from iniquity that are zealous of good works. Are you one of these people? This people is found in the church....

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Prof. Engelsma is professor of Dogmatics and Old Testament in the Protestant Reformed Seminary. Previous article in this series: November 15, 2005, p. 80. Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.  Titus 1:9 The standard Orthodoxy requires a standard by which right, sound doctrine is established and determined. The church needs a standard by which to determine that her professors are orthodox. All professors claim to hold fast the faithful word. But many professors lie. Reformed professors in Reformed seminaries are teaching future...

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Prof. Engelsma is professor of Dogmatics and Old Testament in the Protestant Reformed Seminary. *The text of the sermon preached at the combined seminary convocation/installation service (for Prof. Ronald L. Cammenga) on August 31, 2005. “Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.” Titus 1:9   Introduction  The purpose of our special worship service is the installation of the Rev. Ronald Cammenga into the office of professor of theology in the Protestant Reformed Seminary. This office is included in the authoritative position...

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