Appeal is made by Dispensationalists to “Christ is the end of the law” in support of their error that Christ came to make an end of the law. But this is to forget what had been prophesied of Him centuries before, that “He will magnify the law, and make it honorable.” (Isa.
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And David cried to the people and to Abner the son of Ner, saying, Answerest thou not, Abner? Then Abner answered and said, Who art thou that criest to the king? And David said to Abner, Art not thou a valiant man? and who is like to thee in Israel? wherefore then hast thou not kept thy lord the king? for there came one of the people in to destroy the king thy lord.
In a former article of this rubric was quoted a minister of the Christian Reformed Church who pointed out that failure of his denomination to join the W.C.C. was equivalent to “fiddling while Rome burns.” The decision of the last Synod of the Christian Reformed Church indicates that this denomination intends for the time being to continue “fiddling.”
Up to this point, we have been busy drawing some broad lines of principles with respect to mission work. It remains, in this concluding article, to bring these principles to bear upon actual mission work as it is conducted in our day and as it ought to be conducted by all who engage in this noble task. It is not amiss to review briefly the points we have made so that our readers may recall to mind what has already been written.
At its General Assembly this summer, the United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America formally incorporated into its constitution a new confession of faith called “The Confession of 1967.” This confession resulted from a decision made by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. in 1958: “that the united Church prepare a brief contemporary Statement of Faith to become apart of the Constitution.” An explanation of this decision described the intended “Statement of Faith” as follows:
The editor of “Men and Missions” in Missionary Monthly (July-August, 1967) seems inevitably to think about the Protestant Reformed Churches whenever he writes about matters having to do with Calvinism versus Arminianism. In fact, I almost get the impression, — although Dr.
This, in one word, is the outcome of the Dekker Case in the Christian Reformed Church. It is impossibly to report in this issue the details of what took place at the reconvened Synod on August 29 and 30. These details will be reported in our next issue, and at that time editorial comment will also be forthcoming, D.V. But here is a brief account of what took place since we last reported to you:
“And Peter answered him, and said, Lord if it be thou, bid me come unto thee upon the waters. And he said, Come. . . but when he saw the wind, he was afraid and beginning to sink he cried out saying, Lord, save me. And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and took hold of him, and saith unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt? And when they were gone up into the boat, the wind ceased.” Matthew 14:28-32