The Consistory of Holland, Mich. has named a new trio from which the congregation will make a choice at a meeting scheduled for Feb. 1; the trio — Revs. D. Engelsma, R. C. Harbach and J. A. Heys. *** New clerks appointed this year are: Holland, Mr. B. Windemuller, 267 32nd St., Holland, Mich; Loveland, Mr. W. Griess, 701 Clay St., Denver, Colo. ***
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Dear Brother in Christ: I do not like to disagree with our professor, but in this case I may not be silent. I must disagree with your recommendation of hymns for the youth schools. (Book Reviews, Standard Bearer, Jan. 15, 1967). According to Article 69 and 86 of our Church Order, we may not recommend hymns in our schools. We must teach our children to sing the songs of the Psalter in order that they can sing along in our worship services on Sunday.
After the Flood, what was the first civilization with which the church had contact? At that time, the church was found in the Ararat mountains of Armenia. From there the church moved to Chaldea, where both Hamites and Shemites dwelt. Here the original centers of civilization were founded, especially in the cities of Babel and Nineveh. (Gen. 10:10-11) Here the children of Shem sprung up: the children of Elam (Persians), of Assur (Assyrians), of Aram (Syrians).
The Apostle John wrote in his gospel, “For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.” (1:17) John referred to the law as the day of shadows, and grace and truth as the realities. The law provided Israel with a copy of things to come. Grace and truth brought the genuine articles. The law furnished the sketch, while grace and truth completed the finished picture. The “Scofield Reference Bible” at this point is then in error. When we have here is not a contrast between law and grace, but a comparison of the two...
The Importance Of Preaching Since we live in the dispensation of the return of Christ, the principle sign of Christ’s coming is the preaching of the gospel. This sign is the cause of all the other signs which speak eloquently that our Lord is coming back.
So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, Let the Lord even require it at the hand of David’s enemies. And Jonathan caused David to swear again, because he loved him: for he loved him as he loved his own soul.
“Bang! Bang! You’re dead!” So out children play; and so we teach them to play. But death is no plaything. And although killing has become an American pastime, death is too awful in itself to be the matter wherewith we amuse ourselves; and death is God’s means of punishing the sinner.