All Articles For Vol 17 Issue 10 2/15/1941

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The matter last dealt with in the immediately preceding article is the instructions concerning the order of the tribes when on the march. Five other occurrences took place at Sinai before the people of Israel were ordered to break up camp. They are: (1) The making of the silver trumpets; (2) The offering of the princes; (3) The consecration of the Levites; (4) The second keeping of the Passover; (5) The cleansing of the camp. As to the trumpets, according to the instructions respecting them, found at Num. 10:2, their number was 2. Their substance was silver and they were...

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If a man walking in the spirit of falsehood do lie, saying, I will prophesy unto thee of wine and corn; he shall even be the prophet of this people. Micah 2:11. Many such men there were in Judah, men prophesying of corn and wine, of earthly prosperity and sensual enjoyment when they should have been predicting judgment and doom. So they were lying. Their prophesying, as they did, characterized them as men who walked after vanity and deceit, thus in the spirit of falsehood. Yet in their prophesying they were apparently in line with at least parts of Micah’s...

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Dear Editor-in-Chief: On the very surface, your outline of the proposed change of the Standard Bearer is better than we have now. However, I think that we should add one more department, that is, if we will not get a Church paper. And the proposed addition is a department for the news of our churches. There is a lack now. With news, I refer to trios, calls, and other pertinent items about the life of our churches. Yours sincerely, Rev. G. Vos. Note: Thanks Rev. Vos for your suggestion. I suppose that if the proposed plan meets with general favor,...

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Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself: that in the dispensation of the fullness of time (or: unto a dispensation of the fullness of time, R.V.) he might gather together in one all things in Christ (or: to sum up all things in Christ, R.V.), both which are in heaven and which are on earth. Eph. 1:9, 10 Glorious mystery of His will! Hid from the beginning, but now made known in Christ, through the apostles and prophets. The mystery of the final end God had...

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There are many difficulties confronting us when we set ourselves to write something about this Psalm, difficulties of a various nature, exegetical, historical, theological. A man could write a rather long treatise about the difficulties alone. Try to write something about this Psalm, restricting yourself to this theme: What did David suffer when he wrote here as he did? For instance, whatever could have happened to David when he complains: “They have pierced my hands and feet”? Or this: “they part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture”? Yes, we meet all kinds of difficulties here. The...

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All our readers, no doubt, know that our lawmakers in Washington are debating the merits and demerits of the “Lease-Lend Bill,” known as H.R. 1776. By the time this number of our Standard Bearer appears it may have been adopted, either with or without important amendments and modifications. For we are making history fast. The bill is designed to make is possible for our government to produce and deliver to Great Britain all the war material she may need with the greatest possible speed. It is divided into nine sections, the most important of which is the third, which we...

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