All Articles For Vol 16 Issue 15 5/1/1940

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Simon Peter saith unto them, I go fishing. They say unto him. We also go with thee ….and that night they caught nothing….Then Jesus saith unto them, Children, have ye any meat? They answered him, No. And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes. Therefore that disciple whom Jesus loved saith unto Peter, It is the Lord….As soon as they were come to land, they saw a fore of coals there, and...

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The thirteenth Psalm is, first, the outcry of a heart that is overburdened with grief, chief of which is the feeling of forsakenness; second, the prayer for relief in the face of jeering enemies; and, third, the song of a grateful saint. In the first part of the Psalm, that speaks of forsakenness, we hear the cry: How long? four times. The first cry sounds strange. There is a great contradiction in it. Or so it seems. Attend to this: “How long, Jehovah, wilt Thou forget me perpetually? It seems to us that if Jehovah would forget us perpetually, there...

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The phrase “of the world” denotes the relation which the Church sustains to the world. It signifies that the Church was given to the world as light; that this light must shine, in order that men (the elect) may glorify God. “A city set upon a hill cannot be hid, neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” The...

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And the Jews’ passover was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. And found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting: And when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep rad the oxen; and poured out the changers’ money, and overthrew the tables; and said unto them that sold doves, Take these things hence; make not my Father’s house a house of merchandise. And his disciples remembered that it was written, The zeal of thine house hath...

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In our former article we stated that we, during our labors at Manhattan, had continually been harassed by foul and wicked charges against the truth of God’s Sovereignty, as it is revealed to us in the Word of God, and maintained by us as Protestant Reformed Churches. In this wicked practice the Rev. A. H. Bratt is ably assisted by a certain Henry Westra, the leader of the young people. The former should be acquainted with Calvin’s teachings concerning God’s sovereign decree of election and reprobation, and the overruling counsel of God’s will, but the latter, I believe does it...

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