All Articles For Vol 15 Issue 04 11/15/1938

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Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me. Hebrews 13:5, 6 Much needed admonition! Let your conversation be without covetousness; be content with the present! How frequently the Scriptures sound this same note of warning, now in one form then in another! Flee from covetousness! The love of money is a root of all evil! Seek the things which...

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The astounding truth so little cherished by the Church, so often obscured by the philosophies of man, yet so richly attested by the Word of God is, that all things are now already even as they ever shall be. That is, that the Church possesses now in principle all things which she ever shall possess in the fullest realization in heaven. This fact, that God has blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ causes the apostle Paul in Eph. 1:3 to exclaim: Blessed be God! And again in the verses 9 and 10 he speaks of...

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The debate between Job and his three friends begins with chapter four and ends with chapter thirty-one. It is formed of three distinct groups of discourses. The first discourse in each group is of Eliphaz, the second of Bildad and the third of Zophar; but in the last group no discourse of Zophar appears. Job replies to each in turn. The speakers thus appear in the book of Job in the following order: Eliphaz (4 and 5), Job (6 and 7), Bildad (8), Job (9 and 10), Zophar (11), Job (12-14); Eliphaz (15), Job (16 and 17), Bildad (18), Job...

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In the September issue of De Heraut, H. V., writing on “Hot Ambt Aller Geloovigen” uses a figure which only too conspicuously describes the Church-life in many of our churches today. H. V. is agitating against the corrupt conception many people entertain in respect to the Church and its function in this world. Here is the figure, an illustration applicable enough to be of value to us and our churches. Says H. V. many church members consider the church a train traveling toward heaven. In that train one may see a variety of passengers. One passenger is taking a nap,...

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