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Vol 28 Issue 11

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As To That Straight Record

The Rev. J. De Jong acceded to my request to pub­lish the letter I sent to him from California in re cor­respondence with the Netherlands. In that letter I stated that the letter proposed by the Rev. De Jong to the committee was “perfectly all right for the pur­pose.” Concerning this statement the following: 1.  I can only say that I am very sorry that I ever made such a statement, and thereby led the Rev. De Jong and also the Rev. Ophoff to believe that I agreed with the entire contents of the letter. I cannot un­derstand nor will...

Promise and Prediction

The last time I called attention to the paragraph of Dr. Schilder’s article, translated in Concordia by the Rev. B. Kok, which I consider the heart of the entire article. I will quote it once more. “But now comes the fine point of distinction: God does give us promises, but no predictions. Thus He does not say to N.N.: you shall sometime go to hea­ven, and to another N.N.: you shall forever remain without. “Therefore He gives a promise, with a command, even as it is taught us in the Canons of Dordt: the promise comes with the command to...

Blessings In Prospect

“And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the Spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon Me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for Him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for Him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.”—Zachariah 12:10 “And again another scripture saith, They shall look on Him whom they pierced.”—John 19:37 “Behold, He cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see Him, and they also which pierced Him: and all kindreds of the earth shall...

3/1/1952