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Vol 38 Issue 14

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Chapter III, Saving Faith (continued)

Losing sight of this truth resulted not infrequently in a purely naturalistic, or psychological conception and analyzing of saving faith. This again resulted either in dead intellectualism, superficial practicism, or false mysticism, according as emphasis was laid on the factor of the intellect, of the will, or of the emotions. The first class emphasized faith as a natural knowledge of the intellect, a mere acceptance of the truth as it is revealed in Scripture. One came by faith indeed to the truth, but through the truth not to the living Christ. The natural intellect had indeed contact with the truth,...

How Should the Schismatics Return?

The Advice of the committee in re the Creston protest is as follows: “In the light of the above facts and discussion, your Committee gives the Classis the following advice: “1. That Classis adopt the statement of facts in this case, as expressed under II, A of this report. “2. That Classis adopt the expression re the main issue of this case, as described under II, B of this report. “3. That Classis express that Southeast Consistory had no right to receive and accept members into their fellowship who are in an unreconciled state with Creston Church, or any other church. “Ground: Matthew...

Jesus Before Pilate

“Then said Pilate to the chief priests and to the people, I find no fault in this man. . . . . said unto them, Ye have brought this Man unto me, as one that perverteth the people: and, behold, I, having examined Him before you, have found no fault in this man touching those things whereof ye accuse Him. And he said unto them the third time, Why, what evil hath He done? I have found no cause of death in Him: I will therefore chastise Him and let Him go. And Pilate gave sentence that it should be...

4/15/1962