“Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and fill of glory: Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls. Of which salvation the prophets have enquired and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that should come unto you:
Rev. G. VanBaren, chairman of the October Classis, led in opening devotions, and, after the credentials were received, declared Classis to be properly constituted. All the churches were represented by two delegates. Rev. R.C. Harbach, due to the absence of Rev. H. Veldman, who had been delayed in his return from a classical appointment in Doon, then presided. Rev. G. VanBaren recorded the minutes. The business at hand was routine and was carried out with dispatch. The Stated Clerk and the Classical Committee reported on their activities. Elders J. Prince and P.
Are you aware of the fact that we never find the word mistake in the Bible? Some of the more modern translations in their bold freedom may distort the truth of a text by using that word; but nowhere in a faithful translation of the words which Scripture uses will you find that word mistake.
THE ESCHATOLOGICAL MOTIF OF FELLOWSHIP There was ample reason given for considering one another to provoke unto love and good works in the text. It was the motif of being fruitful in the Lord with OF SAINTS (Hebrews 10:25b) the fruits of thankfulness for the great redemption wherewith we have been saved from sin and death!
We now continue with our quotations from Anselm’s book, “Cur Deum Homo,” following the guidelines as set forth by Philip Schaff in his History of the Christian Church, vol. V, 604 ff.
A Conversation Between Father and a Teen-ager At the Occasion of His First Date “So you are going out tonight? This does not take me entirely by surprise. I thought there was something in the wind when you so willingly took your shower, put on your new blue jeans, and even slicked your hair. This is quite a momentous occasion, and I say this in all seriousness.” “But Dad, it’s only my first date. All the kids do it sooner or later. Besides, she’s a nice girl.”
WISHES FOR A NEW YEAR The Grand Rapids Press has recently taken up the practice of sending out its reporters shortly before a holiday season to quiz the people on the street on some question related to the holiday. The results of such an informal poll are then published in the Press. This past New Year’s Day the Press asked a number of people: “What would you like most to see happen in 1971?”