All Articles For Vol 14 Issue 20 8/1/1938

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Having inquired into the truths involved in the sacrifice by blood, let us now have regard to the different kinds of sacrifice. These, as was said (in a previous article) were five in number, to wit, the sin, trespass, burnt, peace, and meat offering. All these different kinds of sacrifice were needed to bring out the whole truth in connection with the work of Christ. They were needful to the believer as the medium for the adequate expression of the faith that was in him, of his contrition, gratitude, and praise, thus of the response of his heart to the...

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In any circle, whether learned or unlearned, the above caption would certainly be condemned as being illogical in the superlative degree. Illogical because it contains two elements which, according to popular opinion, are the very antithesis of each other. Law and liberty differ as much as day and night, in fact, they are at variance, they clash. Law is the antonym of liberty. Never has human understanding been able to harmonize the two; where there is law there is no liberty, and where liberty is the law is done away with. The cause of being unable to harmonize the two...

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“Coming to Jesus” is a thought which is expressed repeatedly in Scripture. In Matt. 11:28 the Lord Himself calls unto the weary and heavy laden to come unto Him and obtain rest. Also in John 7 this same thought is expressed by our Saviour, when, upon the last day of the great feast, He stood and cried: “If any man thirst, let him come unto Me, and drink.” Well known are the words in Isaiah 55 where we read of the calling of Jehovah unto those that thirst to buy without money and drink of the water of life. And...

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Disappointment. I was disappointed in the articles of the Rev. Zwier under the general caption “Gods Algemeene Goedheid.” I am disappointed in the contents of the articles. From the Rev. Zwier one might expect wholesome, consistent exposition. Instead, the exegesis on the passages in dispute is decidedly superficial and arbitrary. This is written despite the fact that the author of the articles is very confident that his explanations are irrefutable while the exegesis of his opponents is largely prejudicial and frequently “inlegkunde van de eerste sort.” The adversaries of the doctrine of common grace do not exegete honestly, implies the...

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Is there no way out of our present economic difficulties? Can a mere layman, who cannot boast of being an expert in the department of economy, see no possible solution? Let us, first, consider a few more undeniable facts. First of all, let us take note of the fact that the general level of living today is much higher than, say, about three decades ago. Time was, and this “time” is still a matter of memory for all that do not fall below the ages of two score and five, when with the general mass of people, the working people,...

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Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him and make our abode with him. John 14:23 Lord, how is it? Such was the question that had arisen in the heart of Judas, not Iscariot. To him there was an element of mystery in what the Lord had just told them. He believed, but did not understand. Hence, the inquiry: Lord, how is it? Jesus had spoken words of comfort to them with a view to His departure from them. He...

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