All Articles For Vol 18 Issue 19 7/1/1942

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Viewpoint of the Treatment of this Subject: Looking at our subject, we notice that it is stated in its most general form. The main subject of this essay is not the “church” but the “Christian school.” And the idea is no doubt, that this school is to be viewed in its proper relationship to the church. Whereas this relationship of the school to the church has various angles, it can be viewed from more than one viewpoint. First of all, the subject could be treated, from the viewpoint of the pedagogical need of essential harmony of the instruction given in...

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It stands to reason that when one writes a short article on the above mentioned subject he can not enter into every detail hence, several things must be taken for granted. Not having chosen this particular subject myself the undersigned does not know what was exactly in the mind of him who assigned it. Hence, it is very well possible that to a large extent I will miss the particular point which was in the mind of our editor-in-chief who assigned all the subjects to the various contributing editors. When we speak of submission to church government we have assumed...

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The subject assigned to us touches upon many practical problems in the matter of giving relief to the poor, but it also touches upon the God-ordained office of mercy, as instituted in the Church of God by her head Jesus Christ. Especially in our day can such a discussion of Relief be of immense value, for many false theories and practices exist that should be abhorred by the people of God, and concerning which they should repent and return unto the way of Jehovah. Often Relief is given the poor by both the government and the Deaconate, as though both...

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It was in the thirtieth year on the fifth day of the fourth month that Ezekiel saw visions of God. The heavens were opened and the word of God came to him. And he looked, and, behold, a whirlwind came out of the north, a great cloud, and a fire catching itself, and about it was a brightness, as the color of amber, issuing out of the midst of the fire. Looking more closely, the prophet saw four living creatures—the cherubim of the book of Genesis and of the book of the Revelations—whose likeness came also from the midst of...

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Is not God then also merciful? In this third and last question of Lord’s day IV is expressed the final attempt on the part of sinful man to find a way out of his misery without satisfaction and without repentance, to change the living God so as to make it quite safe to sin before His face. The first attempt involved an attack on the right of God to demand of the sinner that which he cannot perform. The second denied God’s punitive justice. And in this last question the sinful mind makes the foolish attempt to divide and to...

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Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not vain in the Lord. I Cor. 15:58 A mighty faith and a great love express themselves in the words of address that introduce this exhortation; a faith, not in the work of man, but in the indestructibleness of the work of the Lord; and a love far transcending all mere human bonds and relationships designated by that term. “My beloved brethren!” Was not the condition of the Church at Corinth such that the relation of...

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