All Articles For Vol 16 Issue 07 1/1/1940

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Perplexed, and in despair. Perplexed, but not in despair. That, in short, is the way the lines are being drawn as they mark the difference between the people that have their own god and the people that know the true God. The pressure of the times, with all the anxiety and the fear which follows, the dizzying pace of amazing events, the threats of more horrible and amazing things have brought perplexity upon all of us. How could we escape being perplexed? No matter how sanely we may think on the matters and however cautiously we may feel our way...

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Let thy mercy, O Lord, be upon us, according as me hope in thee. Ps. 88:22 New Year’s morning! Yet, there is nothing new under the sun! Old things have not passed away, all things have not become new. Still we move about and whirl around, with all men and all things, within the vicious circle of vanity, hemmed in on all sides by impenetrable darknesses, limited everywhere by things earthly and temporal, and there appears to be no way out. . . . Vanity of vanities! It is still true, also on New Year’s morning, that our eyes open...

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Dear Editor: Whereas: It becomes evident from time to time, and that in an increasing measure, that our Prot. Ref. people have no heart for the local Christian High School, and, Whereas: To my judgment, the breach between us and the Christian Reformed Church gradually becomes wider, especially after Dr. Schilder’s visit and his present writings in the “Reformatie, and, Whereas: It is our God given duty to bring up, and educate our children in that truth that He in His grace has revealed unto us, and, Whereas: According to information the Chr. Ref. people now partly pay for the...

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The Missionary Monthly (continuing De Heidenwereld) for this month contains a notice (taken from The Banner) that reads: “As soon as Labor Day is past the ministers of Holland begin their family visiting. . . . “Dr. Danhof is following a different arrangement. He tries to visit his entire congregation each year; two-thirds of these are personal calls, and one-third are carried on in the presence of the elder. He finds that this method is successful, since it gives him a closer contact with his people than the regular way.” So far the notice. Does not this “different arrangement” have...

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A distinction must be drawn between the tabernacle as such and the furniture contained in it and the service with which it was inseparably associated and which was performed within its sacred precincts. In this article I purpose to set forth the typical significance not of this furniture and service (this has already been done), but of the tabernacle proper, by which is to be understood the “tent of meeting” as such, thus this tent as disassociated from the sacred things which were found in it and from the various kinds of offerings that formed its service. The tabernacle is...

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Arise, shine; for thy light is coins, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the Lord shall rise upon thee, and his glory shall be upon thee. And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy coming. Isa. 60:1-3 It is night. Darkness covers the earth,—a darkness not of a night with stars shining in its heavens, but the darkness of a night with skies overcast with a thick, impenetrable cloud—the cloud of the wrath of God...

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Peculiar and particular Gospel! The question concerning Jesus Christ is placed before the people of Israel, ‘Who shall believe this report’ or this preaching. Peculiar because the Gospel presents a suffering servant, given by Jehovah as the only Mediator between God and His people, yet He is one who is rejected by all. Besides, while the Gospel is particular, it must be preached to all promiscuously, while the specific message is to call a certain class of people. The poor in Spirit, the one of broken heart. Those who are lost and miserable sinners in themselves alone are saved, because...

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