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All Articles For Vol 14 Issue 21 9/1/1938

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Blessed are the strong who can hold their own. That is one of the ideals of the world. In the race for armament, the rulers of the world put forth a grand display of their ability and power. Today, more than ever before, the principle to be strong and to survive is displayed all over the globe. To maintain oneself over against all is the slogan of our modern dictators. After all, it is a question of the survival of the fittest. In the scheme of our modern world there is no room for the weak, neither for the meek....

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A Dangerous Principle. The exegetic trend revealed in the article of the Rev. Zwier in “De Wachter” of May 10, must be considered positively dangerous. That Scripture need not at all times be harmonized, that the question need and may not always be asked, “How do you reconcile those teachings?” that it is rationalistic to seek to explain Scripture in the light of Scripture, is a principle that must and shall lead to corruption of God’s Word and ultimately to a denial of all that is Reformed. Any doctrine can be corrupted without much difficulty if such methods are employed....

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Having been asked to contribute a few articles this summer for our Standard Bearer, I gladly do this, though I am not an associate editor. And I thought it about time that we get some information to our reading public concerning the situation in our western churches. We propose to take a short tour of our churches in northwest Iowa as well as our newest addition to our church group in Edgerton, Minnesota. The best route to take in our jaunt will be the alphabetical route. We therefore begin in Doon. This congregation is one of the oldest in our...

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My previous article on the subject here under treatment was a free translation of all those scriptures that set forth the laws governing the sin offering. The bulk of the legislation contained in these scriptures has already been dealt with in the articles on the subject, “Sacrifice by Blood.” Before entering upon the treatment of the materials that remain, attention must again be directed to the matter of the forgiveness of the sin or sins that required the offering. The scripture that bears on this subject reads, “And the priest shall make an atonement for the soul that sinneth ignorantly,...

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