All Articles For Vol 45 Issue 14 4/15/1969

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Now it is our conviction that we cannot arrive at a correct view of the seed of the covenant as long as we hesitate to accept the clear teaching of the Word of God that it is not all Israel that is called Israel, that not all the children born in the historical manifestation of God’s covenant on earth are also actually children of the promise, but that the line of election and reprobation also cuts right through the visible manifestation of the covenant and makes separation, always and again separating between Israel according to the flesh and Israel according...

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Dissent is not an option, it is a duty.  A duty that confronts covenant youth wherever and whenever they see evil, injustice, and wrong.  A duty that has its motive not in hateful revenge, but the love of God and the neighbor.  A duty that is not bogged down in negative self destruction, but in the positive expression of the principles of one’s Christian faith.  A duty that is to be expressed not in lawlessness, but within the framework of the existing laws. 

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Ought we to revise and revamp our liturgy? This is the burning question which is presently stirring the churches in this land and abroad. Many Churches are not content to talk about it; they have begun to do something about it. Not minor revisions in the order of worship are being introduced. Not a few additions to or subtractions from the regular liturgical practices are deemed sufficient. Fundamental changes in the very structure of the liturgy which involve complete alterations are being tried. Experimentation, innovation and basic change characterize “liturgical renewal”. 

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The above picture (courtesy of Mr. L. Lubbers) was taken at the conclusion of a conference of the ministers and elder-delegates of our Western churches, held at South Holland, Illinois on Tuesday afternoon, March 4. To this conference the ministers of Classis East and also the faculty and students of our seminary were invited; some of the ministers and all 6f the seminary personnel accepted the invitation. Ah this meeting the Rev. D. Engelsma presented a paper on the genealogy of Jesus, and this paper was then made the subject of the group’s discussion. Rev.

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