May 5, 1960 Rev. H. H. Kuiper, of Loveland, suffered a recurrence of a stomach ailment and its attendant loss of blood due to hemorrhage. The attack occurred in the church parlors during a social gathering following a lecture by Rev. Heys of South Holland. Another attack, two days later in the hospital, left Rev. Kuiper in a critical condition, but ten days and five transfusions later found him in a much improved condition. At this writing he is reported to be still in the hospital in Loveland.
A few weeks ago we were given a tract which developed the theme expressed in the above title. The little tract was written by the Rt. Rev. J. C. Ryle, Bishop of Liverpool. The cover page was subscribed with the following: “A searching message for every heart.” We will quote most of the message, and the reader will judge whether this is true or not.
(Each synod shall be at liberty to solicit and hold correspondence with its neighboring synod or synods in such manner as they shall judge most conducive to general edification.) â€• D.K.O. Article 48 The parentheses surrounding the above article indicate that it, like the preceding article, applies to particular synods and, therefore, the matter with which it deals is of no direct concern to us since we have only a General Synod.
(3) “Thirdly. Whether you promise and intend to see these children, when come to the years of discretion (whereof you are either parent or witness), instructed and brought up in the aforesaid doctrine, or help or cause them to be instructed therein, to the utmost of your power?”
VI. (I Corinthians 15:29-34) b. We shall follow Paul as he continues his polemic (battle) against the evil communications that corrupt the good manners, the pious walk of the godly, which is only possible and real in the hope of the resurrection.
And Judah said, What shall we say unto my lord? what shall we speak? or how shall we clear ourselves? God hath found out the iniquity of thy servants . . . Now therefore when I come to thy servant my father, and the lad be not with us; seeing his life is bound up in the lad’s life; It shall come to pass, when he seeth that the lad is not with us, that he will die: and thy servants shall bring down the gray hairs of thy servant our father with sorrow to the grave . . .