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Vol 37 Issue 08

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News From Our Churches

Randolph’s congregation called Rev. R.C. Harbach of Lynden, from a trio which included the Revs. C. Hanko and M. Scmpper.

All Around Us

SEGREGATION IN SOUTH AFRICA  The problem of racial segregation in this country has been primarily a social one. The subject appears in the newspapers when it involves the public schools, the equal use of parks, lunch counters, busses, etc. by both black and white, the participation in politics and the right of Negroes to vote in elections.

The Sacraments

Beginning with Article 56, our Church Order devotes nine articles to the subject of the Sacraments. The first five, Articles 56 to 60 inclusive, deal with various questions relating to the sacrament of Holy Baptism and the last four, Articles 61 to 64 inclusive, treat the subject of the Lord’s Supper. In our discussion of this subject, we are not to treat the doctrinal aspect of the sacraments.

Should Our Adolescents Be Encouraged To Partake Of The Lord’s Supper (4)

We are still occupied with the question whether our adolescents should be encouraged to make early confession of faith (at the age of 12 to 15) and thus partake of the Lord’s Supper. And, having mentioned some of the arguments advanced in favor of this idea, we shall now try to formulate a conclusion and produce reasons for it. 

Moses and “I Am”

And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you. . . . This is my name for ever, and this is my memorial unto all generations. Exodus 3:14, 15

The Book of Revelation, Part Two, Chapter 17, The Fall of Babylon

There is no cry of the suffering. There is no groan of the poor. There is no complaint of the wronged. There is the gathering of all the blessings of science and art and industry. There is equality and justice and brotherhood. There is found the climax of man’s attainment, the realization of the number Six hundred sixty-six. But there is also found the very height of iniquity and godlessness.

As To Books

The Old Testament View Of Revelation by James G.S.S. Thomson. Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Price $2.50. 

“The Adam Question”

The above is the title of a pamphlet I received containing a criticism of a certain decision adopted by the General Synod of the Reformed Church in America. The criticism was made by the Sixth Reformed Church of Paterson, New Jersey and was published in pamphlet form by the Consistory of that Church. 

The Church and The Reformation, Views on the Church, Formal Practice (continued)

He objected to the Epistle to the Hebrews because it seems to deny (in chs. 6, 10, and 12) the possibility of repentance after baptism, contrary to the Gospels and to Paul, and betrays in ch. 2:13, a post-apostolic origin.

Children of Our Age (4)

Sad to say that is so very, very true. 

1/15/1961