Vol 45 Issue 16

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News From Our Churches

Rev. Vanden Berg, of our Oak Lawn Church, was injured April 17 when his car overturned while on his way to Randolph, Wis. where he was to fill a Classical appointment. He suffered a dislocated hip, a broken shoulder and head lacerations. He was hospitalized in Fon du Lac Wis. and was released after one week. He is now at home, but immobilized because of a body cast from the chest down to the knee of one leg and down the whole length of the other leg. This cast must remain in place for six weeks, then to be replaced...

Book Reviews

SCRIPTURE UNION BIBLE STUDY BOOKS, by various authors (Eerdmans, 1968, each paperback volume approximately 100 pages, $1.25). Included in this review are volumes on: Proverbs to Isaiah 39, I Kings to II Chronicles, Ezra to Job, The Psalms, Joshua to II Samuel. 

Believers and Their Seed, Chapter V—The Meaning of the Covenant

In order to arrive at a correct conception of believers and their seed it is highly necessary, first of all, that we give our attention to the meaning and significance of God’s covenant. It is exactly in regard to this doctrine of the covenant that we as Reformed people differ from Anabaptists and Baptists of every shade. 

Wisdom That Excels

Few of our readers there are who would care to challenge the statement that the words of Daniel 12:4 are being fulfilled before our eyes today.  In this verse we read, “Many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.”

The Doctrine of Sin, The Third Period 730-1517 A.D., Doctrine of the Church of Rome, Council of Trent (continued)

At the end of our preceding article, we quoted the fifth canon or chapter of the Council of Trent of its fifth session, held June 17, 1546, setting forth its decrees concerning original sin. In this fifth canon the Council asserts that through the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ conferred in baptism, the guilt of original sin is remitted, and everything is removed which has the true and proper nature of sin.

The Book of Hebrews


Christ Living In Me

Every now and then I hear things about you young people that are not so good.  No, I’m not a detective. I do not tape electronic sensors to your telephones. I don’t snoop in your lockers at school. I’ve never hidden in the back seat of your car while you are on dates. 

About Adam and Eve

Questions  From a Holland, Michigan reader, brother Jack Arens, I received some questions which, according to my correspondent, are related to the teachings of Prof. D.R. Wilson concerning creation and evolution. Mr. Arens writes: ‘Kindly answer this question in theStandard Bearer. In Gen. 2:7 we find the word ‘dust’ and in Gen.

All Around Us

A RELEVANT LITURGY?  What happens when the church listens to the young people and revises its liturgy to suit their desires? Dr. N. Wolterstorff suggested in an article in the Reformed Journal that if we wanted to keep the young people in the church we had better listen to them when they criticize the liturgical practices of the church. If they offer suggestions for improvement we ought to adapt the liturgical form of the worship services to these suggestions. They have something worthwhile to say.

Our Schools and Government Subsidy (5), A Question of Justice or of Money?

Our editorial department in the last issue lacked space for further treatment of the subject of “parochiaid.” We now continue our discussion of “More Basic Considerations” which was begun in the April 15 issue.  More Basic Considerations (continued)