Vol 42 Issue 06

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News From Our Churches

Rev. J. Kortering, of Hull, Iowa, has received the call from Edgerton, Minn. Rev. D. Engelsma, of Loveland, Colo., is considering a call that came to him from Hudsonville, Mich.

Book Reviews

“A Bible Inerrancy Primer,” John H. Gerstner, Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, Mich.; 63 pages, paper bound; $.85.  The author of this little brochure is Professor of Church History and Government at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He is evidently a conservative Presbyterian, loyal to the Westminster Confession of Faith. 

The Doctrine of Creation -Hodge

Writing on the Scriptural Doctrine of the creation of the universe, Hodge, in Vol. I of his Systematic Theology, pages 553 ff., writes,

Vatican Council—Third Session (3) “The Constitution on the Church”

We are in the process of examining one of the decrees approved at the third session of the Second Vatican Council of the Roman Catholic Church: “The Constitution on the Church.” In this article I wish to call your attention to the third chapter of this decree, entitled: “On the Hierarchical Structure of the Church and in Particular on the Episcopate.” The chapter has been of rather great interest because it concerns itself with the old hierarchical order in the Romish Church.

Rally Reflections

Concerning the Reformation Rally, held October 27, 1965, in the Civic Auditorium of Grand Rapids, Michigan, the Mission Committee of the Protestant Reformed Churches in America has asked us to write a brief article and place it in The Standard Bearer. It is especially written for the information of those who were not privileged to attend this outstanding event. 

Stephen’s Apology Before The Sanhedrin

THE ARGUMENT FROM THE DIVINE PURPOSE IN THE TENT OF THE TESTIMONY  The issue before the court of the Sanhedrin, or, at least, before this meeting here in Jerusalem was that Moses is alleged to have spoken against this place. It is stated that Stephen taught that this Jesus of Nazareth had come to break down the temple here in Jerusalem, and that now the ceremonial ordinances of the temple and the temple-worship would no longer need to be enforced. 

Saul Selected To Be King

And when Samuel saw Saul, the LORD said unto him, Behold the man whom I spake to thee of! this same shall reign over my people.  I Samuel 9:17

Self Examination (concluded)

The part of the communion form that we want to consider in this article is the concluding paragraph of the preparatory part of this form. From a practical point of view this paragraph is very significant. In the preceding section which dealt with the matter of self examination we discovered, among other things, that we are all dead in sin and deserving of the curse of God. Further, those who are defiled with many sins are enjoined upon the command of Christ and the apostle Paul to keep themselves from the table of the Lord.

Nebuchadnezzar a Child of God?

QUESTION  From the Men’s Society of our Edgerton Protestant Reformed Church and its secretary, Gerald Kuiper, come the following question: