All Articles For Vol 36 Issue 17 6/1/1960

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In our previous writing we began to discuss the 49th article of our Church Order; an article that treats the sub­ject of the appointment of synodical committees. Today the provisions of this article apply to all of the committees which are appointed by the Synod whereas originally it applied specifically to one central committee. Various committees are given different mandates and, functioning during the interim between Synods, they are to “execute everything ordained by Synod . .

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In brief this objection of the Arminians is that the doc­trine of the certain perseverance of the saints and of the as­surance thereof is intrinsically an immoral doctrine: it leads necessarily and inevitably to carelessness and profanity. It is a soft cushion on which the flesh may recline in ease and utter unconcern for morality and godliness. The Arminians argued that on the basis of this doctrine one will certainly assume that he has “arrived.” There is nothing more to be done. There is no more battle to be fought.

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For this issue we would make a few observations about matters here and there. These matters we do not wish to treat at length. And we do not want to devote an entire issue to each item. Therefore we list them under the title of ob­servations, of course, in His fear. These matters are not re­lated to each other in any other way than that they all are viewed in His fear; and the order in which they are treated also is not to be ascribed to any other inner relationship be­tween the matter.

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On the warm, windy afternoon of April 22 the Doon, Edgerton and Hull women left their household duties to spend an afternoon of fellowship in the Doon church. Our meeting was opened with a few Psalter numbers, Eccl. 10:12- Eccl. 11 was read and prayer by our president, Mrs. G. Broekhouse. After the previous minutes and treasurer’s report were given, our new officers were elected which are, Mrs. W. Kooiker, president; Mrs. Dick Bleyenberg, secretary and Mrs. Egbert Gritters, vice-all.

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Enoch already spoke of it against the wicked world of his day. And the souls under the altar cry for it day and night. All the history of the world looks forward to this day. Is it conceivable, then, that only a small part of the people of God are standing here at the sea of glass, now God is about to reveal His righteousness and power over the Antichristian enemy, to sing this song of victory? No, we do not believe this.

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