Vol 36 Issue 05

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News From Our Churches

Nov. 20, 1959  Edgerton has named the following trio: Revs. C. Hanko, G. Lubbers and B. Woudenberg.  The trio selected by the consistory of Hull consists of the Revs. C. Hanko, G. Lanting and G. Vanden Berg. 

Lessons on Matthew 5

In the November, 1959 issue of Torch and Trumpetthe Reverend Henry Vander Kam gives brief expositions on The Sermon on the Mount. With two of these we take exception.  Commenting on Matthew 5:13-16 and particularly on the expression of Jesus: “Ye are the salt of the earth,” he makes the following observations: 

The Fight Against Obscenity

In several of the periodicals which we have perused recently, religious and secular, we have noticed that there is considerable alarm raised with respect to and protest against the corrupt literature and pictures being sent through the mails to our American youth.  I have before me at the moment two articles both of which sound alarm and encourage a fight against obscenity: one appearing in Christian Economics, and another in Christianity Today, November 3 and 9, 1959, respectively. 

Questions on Article 41

Questions on Article 41  The president of the Classis is called upon to put the following questions before the delegates. This is usually done at the conclusion of the meeting and to these questions each consistory must answer through its delegates. The questions asked are:  “1. Are the consistory meetings held in your church?  “2. Is church discipline exercised?  “3. Are the poor and Christian schools cared for?  “4. Do you need the judgment and help of the classis for the proper government of your church?” 

The Canons of Dordrecht

PART TWO EXPOSITION OF THE CANONS FIFTH HEAD OF DOCTRINE OF THE PERSEVERANCE OF THE SAINTS Article 13 (continued)

The Church and the Sacraments

VIEWS DURING THE THIRD PERIOD (750-1517 A.D.) THE SEVEN SACRAMENTS HOLY ORDERS We now continue with our quotation from The New Schaff -Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge on the Romish Order of Exorcist. 

Freedom of Speech (3)

Freedom of speech has to do with words. 

Returning to Bethel

And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother. GENESIS 35:1

12/1/1959