Through a brother minister I received the following letter, with the kind request to publish same in our Standard Bearer. You will note that there is also a request attached to it for an editorial, containing, no doubt, an endorsement of some kind of this proposed plan. I would say that such an editorial is entirely unnecessary.
The Liberated in the Netherlands a short while ago commemorated the founding of their theological school. There were several speakers. Their addresses have been published in De Reformatie. One of the speakers was Prof. B. Holwerda. According to the professor, the Synodicals have come to the Liberated with a proposal for reunion on the basis of the Three Forms of Unity but in total disregard of the interpretations of these Forms by both Liberated and Synodicals.
Calling attention to the counsel in the general sense of the word we, in our previous article, defined God’s counsel as referring to the eternal thoughts, wisdom, knowledge of God, whereby He eternally and sovereignly willed, foreordained, prescribed the existence and being and development of all things in heaven and on earth and in the waters under the earth, of the things rational and irrational, animate and inanimate, organic and inorganic, the life of man and beast, of tree and plant, of all things that move and have being, and t
Prof. C. Veenhof Kampen, The Netherlands. Esteemed brother: Your letter and article for the Standard Bearer I received. Thanks. As soon as I have a little time (I am very busy again, believe it or not!) I will answer the letter personally.
“And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the Angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the Angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the Babe...