All Articles For Vol 50 Issue 14 4/15/1974

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(80-250 A.D.) THE INTERMEDIATE STATEDiscussing the history of the doctrine of the Intermediate State as confessed by the church during the early years of the New Dispensation, we were calling attention in our preceding article to the Jewish doctrine as being far in advance of heathen notions and conjectures, as set forth by Philip Schaff in his History of the Christian Church, Vol. II. And we concluded our article with the remark that in this article we would call attention to the Talmud as it adds various fanciful embellishments, Vol.

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In the last article on the above subject, a brief history of Synodical decisions (1946-1953) was presented. It was discovered that although one Synod decided it was Biblically correct to have two missionaries laboring together in the same field, a later Synod determined that this was not a principle and did not set forth an inflexible rule for mission work throughout the present dispensation. In this article several passages from the Book of the Acts will be examined and some practical remarks will be offered.

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(A well-known writer in the Standard Bearer yet today is the Rev. J. A. Heys. In earlier issues of the magazine, and until recently, he wrote for the rubric, “In His Fear”. The Rev. J. Heys has been known for the clever titles of his articles as well as for the striking turn of the phrase. With these, he drives home the point of the Word of God to which he would call our attention. In the Standard Bearer of April 1, 1953 appears another of such articles.

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World Home Bible League and “Reach Out”  There was a time when the World Home Bible League was instrumental in placing Bibles in many places and distributing translations of the Bible throughout the world. Through their efforts the Bible was placed in the hands of countless people. This work was supported by many of our people and collections were taken for this work in many Reformed Churches. But this organization is no longer worthy of our support. I quote from a recent article in Calvinist Contact.

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