All Articles For Vol 15 Issue 18 6/15/1939

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And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. The night is far spent, the day is at hand; let us therefore cast off the works of darkness and let us put on the armor of light. Rom. 13:11, 12 Dawn is calling! The night is far spent! The day is at hand! Awake out of sleep! Put off your night-garments and dress for the day! Always there is the call to the saints in the world to walk worthy of the Lord...

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Recently we wrote an article on “Banner Ethics.” It was in connection with The Banner’s refusal of the reply of our home missionary, the Rev. Kok, to insinuations which the editor of that paper published against our missionary. I now wish to call attention to Banner manners. Manners and ethics are more closely related than many people would be willing to admit. Bad manners are often rooted in bad ethics. Take, for example, the treatment accorded Dr. Schilder by The Banner. We all remember what was done before this distinguished theologian had left the old country to visit our shores....

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The mercy-seat, it is plain, was a most complete revelation of the heart of God, of what He is by Himself and for His people in Christ. It was to this, therefore, that the symbol of His presence—the cloud of glory—attached itself. Here from out of this cloud God communicated His will to Moses, “And when Moses was gone into the tabernacle of the congregation to speak with him, then he heard the voice of one speaking to him from off the mercy-seat that was upon the ark of testimony, from between the two cherubims: and he (the Lord) spake...

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If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above. . . . Col. 3:1 The clause rendered in our version, “If ye be risen with Christ” should have been translated, “If ye then were raised together. . . .” The word “if” is not a doubtful hypothesis. The apostle does not mean to say, “Whether ye are raised with Christ is not certain. It may or may not be.” The conjunction “if” sets forth the being raised with Christ as an undoubted fact. The conditional clause is thus equivalent in meaning to the positive statement, “Ye...

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Rev. H. Hoeksema: I cannot help thinking that you agree with the following. If so, could you find space in your Standard Bearer to reproduce it for the good of everybody? The Five Points of Calvinism, and the 3 Points of Synod of 1924. No doubt, but your readers are acquainted with the famous five points of Calvinism. They are: Total inability. Unconditional election. Limited atonement. Irresistible grace. Perseverance of the saints. The first letters of these points, T.U.L.I.P. form the word,—tulip. The tulip is a beautiful flower expressive of grace and life in the realm of earthly glory. Reading...

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Rev. Zwier has taken notice of my accusing him of horribly and deliberately misrepresenting his opponents in his recent articles appearing in De Wachter. His reply reads as follows. (I translate): “In this article I wish to reflect with a few words upon the correspondence of a few brethren, who have voiced their agreement with what I wrote in recently appearing articles about the sectarian commotion of the Protestant Reformed Churches, who, as I pointed out, are engaged in a kind of mission work which is no mission work. “One of them made the remark that it has now become...

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