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All Articles For Vol 21 Issue 04 11/15/1944

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Freedom of religion. We hear those words almost every day. In fact, today both in the Church and in the world men speak of it almost daily. And no wonder, for it is one of the freedoms for which we are said to be fighting this war and for which we are paying a tremendous price. However, we may add immediately, if it happens to be true freedom of religion that is at stake, then we may well speak of it and fight for it, for true religion is a boon. Still the question cannot be suppressed: but is it...

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* Speech delivered at the Annual meeting of the R.F.P.A. on Thursday evening, September 14, 1944 in Fuller Ave. Comments and criticisms concerning any of the material here presented is invited. We have called these sad facts because they reveal the following. There is a difference of at least $525 in receipts and actual cost of the paper each year. This means that, on an average, 310 subscriptions are not paid for yearly. Secondly, they reveal that the Standard Bearer is still a babe; supported and fed by mother and attached to her apron strings at 20 years of age. Thirdly,...

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The subject of the repentance of God has always been considered one of the more or less difficult subjects found upon the pages of the divinely inspired Scriptures. Consequently, much has been written in an attempt to arrive at a clear understanding of what Scripture means when it speaks of repentance on the part of God. In the treatment of the subject at hand, it is first of all necessary for us to determine who and what God is concerning whom the Scriptures tell us that He repents. Turning to God’s own revelation, the Bible, we find that there God...

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Undertaking to write on this subject, we are very conscious of the fact that when we have finished, there will be much that was left unsaid concerning this subject, and that it will be far from us to have written the final word about the origin of the soul. Only we desire to review a few ideas concerning the souks origin and then meek to trace in few words the line of thought we believe will give us somewhat of a conception on this subject. At the outset we may mention the fact that there are predominantly three theories concerning...

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Esteemed Editor: It is to my deep regret that you have deemed my former communication to be so full of sarcasm and insinuations that you will no longer exchange views on the matter. I will admit that I attempted to present the matter in a manner which might arouse some from what appears to be a deep sleep or a careless indifference, but I had not intended to deliberately and maliciously attack anyone personally only insofar as was necessary to clarify or substantiate my argument. Hence I am now submitting an apology which is conditional but if the “ifs” are...

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As was said, Jephthah is right to wage war with the Ammonites was implicit only in his divine calling. He therefore must wait withdrawing his sword until God raised him up; until God’s Spirit raised him up. And Jephthah did wait for the unction of the Spirit; but in the meantime he could request the Ammonites to justify, if they were able, their invasion of God’s country. He did so. The question he put to the king of Ammon was pertinent. “What hast thou to do with me, that thou art come against me to fight in my land?” As...

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Chapter 7: Atoned For The Elect (continued) We will close this chapter by adding to what has been said about Christ’s dying and making satisfaction for the elect only a few remarks concerning the Arminian presentation of this matter. First of all, it should be evident that the Arminian view of election can be of no value or help to him in the defense of a Christus pro omnibus, a Christ for all. The former cannot really serve as a basis for the latter. Also the Arminian professes to believe in the truth of election. It is too plainly taught...

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The union of the Reformed Church in the United States  and the Evangelical (Lutheran) Church was really effected in the year 1934. As early as 1932, the General Synod of the Reformed Church in the United States adopted a tentative plan of union, which was referred to the several classes of that denomination (as well as to the districts of the Evangelical Church), and which was adopted at a special meeting of the same General Synod held in Cleveland, Ohio in 1934. This plan consisted of twelve articles, which, for a full understanding of the matter, we quote here in...

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