All Articles For Vol 52 Issue 14 4/15/1976

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BIBLICAL ZOOLOGY  In the Banner of Jan. 16, 1976, appeared an article by J. D. Eppinga on BIBLICAL ZOOLOGY. This article appears on page 9 of this issue. Writing on the fact that so many animals are mentioned in the Word of God, he writes the following: Coming home, I reflected on his answer and en- lamed a train of thought. What a lot of animals there are: in the Bible! They are mentioned in its fast chapter. In the second chapter, they are brought to Adam for naming. In

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An evaluation of the theological trends of the 20th century will reveal that in the early part of this century the Fatherhood of God was given prominence, especially under the influence of men like Harnack; the middle portion of the century was devoted primarily to the doctrine of the person of Christ, especially under the influence of neo-Reformational (and often heretical) theologians, of whom Barth was perhaps chief.

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“We believe that all the posterity of Adam being thus fallen into perdition and ruin, by the sin of our first parents, God did then manifest himself such as he is; that is to say, merciful and just: Merciful, since he delivers and preserves from this perdition all, whom he, in his eternal and unchangeable counsel of mere goodness, hath elected in Christ Jesus our Lord, without any respect to their works: Just, in leaving others in the fall and perdition wherein they have involved themselves.”  Article XVI, The Belgic Confession

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For the first time in our lives we had the experience of participating in a service which we did not at all understand. And what is more, Rev. Hanko and I both had the experience of preaching through an interpreter. At 6:30 on Sunday morning our chauffeur, Cornelius Kuswanto, was at the hotel to pick us up for the first service of the day, which began at 7 o’clock. The services are conducted early in the morning because of the heat and humidity.

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