Vol 36 Issue 20

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New From Our Churches

August 20, 1960 Our congregation at Hull called Candidate J. Kortering from a trio which also included the Revs. G. Vos and G. Lubbers. Randolph’s trio consisted of the Revs. R.C. Harbach and M. Schipper and Cand. J. Kortering; the candidate receiving the call. The third call to come to the candidate was from Creston Church whose trio included the Revs. H. Hanko and A. Mulder. Rev. A. Mulder of Kalamazoo declined the call he had received from the church at Grand Haven.


Editor of The Standard Bearer Attn.: Rev. H. Hoeksema Dear brother in Christ, Will you please print these few lines in The Standard Bearer in regards to the article in the July 1, 1960, issue under Varia, “ Synod of Protestant Reformed Churches 1960,” by Prof. H.C. Hoeksema.

The Three Points Still Binding?

The synod of the De Wolf group, according to The Ban­ner of July 29, 1960, sent a letter to the synod of the Chris­tian Reformed Church in which it requested “to consider the Three Points of Common Grace as without any further bind­ing force.” To this the synod of the Christian Reformed Church gave the following reply: “Esteemed Brethren:

The Mission Order

“The missionary work of the churches is regulated by the General Synod in a mission order” —Article 51, D.K.O.

Part 2—Exposition of the Canons, Fifth Head of Doctrine. Of the Perseverance of the Saints. Rejection of Errors, Article 8

Article 8. Who teach: That it is not absurd that one having lost his first regeneration, is again and even often born anew. For these deny by this doctrine the in­corruptibleness of the seed of God, whereby we are born again. Contrary to the testimony of the Apostle Peter: “Having been begotten again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible,” I Peter 1:23.

The Church and the Sacraments. The Time of the Reformation Views on the Church. Formal Principle (cont’d)

The Doctrine Contradicted By Facts The fourth argument is that the Romish doctrine of the infallibility of the Church is contradicted by undeniable historical facts. It therefore cannot be true. The Church has often erred, and therefore it is not infallible.

Interest upon The Principal (3)

It is that time of the year again. Children will soon be spending their six hours a day, five days a week in the schools the parents have selected for them.

Exposition of I Corinthians 15 (10). (I Corinthians 15:51-58)

There is still a matter which is of extreme importance for the believing church of God in this world which Paul must “make known” to the Corinthians. He is finished with his polemic against the skeptics who asked: with what kind of body do the dead rise and how will this take place.

Jacob Prepares For Death

And the time drew nigh that Israel must die. Genesis 47:29 By faith Jacob, when he was a dying, blessed both the sons of Joseph; and worshipped, leaning upon the top of his staff. Hebrews 11:21 “And the time drew nigh that Israel must die.”

The Book of Revelation. Part 2, Chapter 15: The Battle of Armageddon (Revelation 16:10-21)

Revelation 16:10-21 The fall of Babylon, the coming of the King on the white horse for battle, the loosening of Satan with a view to the nations—all these things will be reviewed before our vision once more before we get the vision of the New Jerusalem that is to come down out of heaven from God. But here we have nevertheless the picture of the end. For in the seven vials which the seven angels pour out the wrath of God is finished.