Vol 34 Issue 05

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The Nature of the Unity we Seek

Such is the title of an article appearing in the October, 1957, issue of The Reformed Journal and written by the president of Calvin Seminary, Dr. John H. Kromminga. The writer in his article tells us that the above title did not originate with him: but that he borrowed it “from the discussions of those churches which are members of the World Council.” 

Article 31, Introduction

One of the most frequently discussed and controversial articles of our present Church Order is the one we are about to discuss. Volumes have been written concerning it. The various differences of interpretation have played no small part in the struggle and “splitting” of the Reformed Churches, both in The Netherlands and in our own country. From the church political aspect, the history of 1953 in our own churches found both sides attempting to use Article 31 to bolster and defend their positions.

The Church and the Sacraments, Views During The Third Period (750-1517 A.D.), The Supremacy of the Pope, Innocent and the Papacy (1198-1216 A.D.)

The interdict at once took effect, casting a deep gloom over the whole nation. The church bells remained unrung. The church buildings were closed. The usual ministrations of the priesthood remained unperformed. The great doors of the monasteries were left unopened, and worshippers were only admitted by secret passages. Penance was inflicted upon the innocent as well as the erring. Women, after childbirth, presented themselves for purification outside the church walls. The dead were refused burial in consecrated ground, and the service of the priest was withheld. 

Spiritually Sensitive (2)

How sensitive are you?  We mean, how sensitive are you spiritually? 

The Harmony Between Righteousness and Mercy

“Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.” Psalm 85:10

The Prophecy of Zechariah

The shepherding of the flock of slaughter  Chapter 11:1-14 

1. Daane’s Distortion of Reformed Truth 2. The Standard Bearer and Our Future

Daane’s Distortion of Reformed Truth  One of the most foolish sections of the article of Daane in the Reformed Journal which we are discussing is found on p. 9. 

Better Than Life?

“Because Thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise Thee!” Psalm 63:3