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All Articles For Vol 44 Issue 14 4/15/1968

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On Sunday Morning, March 24, in First Church of Grand Rapids, “the minister and rulers of the church of God, being assembled in the name and authority of our Lord Jesus Christ” under the disagreeable necessity of being further grieved for members of their congregation, came to the “last remedy” of excommunicating the impenitent “to the end that they might not put the whole body of the church in danger, and that God’s name might not be blasphemed.” Let every one of us, besides those who heard the Form read that morning, “take warning by this and such like examples;...

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THE PROOF OF IT ALL  It has been repeatedly argued in the Standard Bearerthat for anyone of our schools to accept federal aid would inevitably result in some form of government control of education. There is sufficient evidence that this is true. But some people, for whatever motives, remain unconvinced. Nevertheless the evidence is growing and leaves the point beyond dispute. 

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Calling attention to the truth as set forth by Augustine in connection with the doctrine of sin, we would make two preliminary observations. First of all, we have already called attention to the life of this church father, to his walk in sin and in immorality and his calling out of darkness into God’s marvelous light. Pelagius did not experience this mighty transformation by the grace of God.

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NOT MILK BUT SOLID FOOD (Hebrews 6:1-3)  As far as the time is concerned the readers should already be teachers of others. But, alas, they are as those who must again be taught the first principles of the oracles of God. They have not yet attained unto “perfection.” They are not yet “teleioon,” that is, full grown men and women in Christ, who have come to spiritual maturity. They must not go backwards but forwards in their understanding of the truth in Christ! 

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