All Articles For Vol 54 Issue 16 5/15/1978

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Hope Protestant Reformed Church in Isabel, South Dakota, has a trio consisting of Rev. Arie den Hartog, Rev. George Lanting, and Rev. James Slopsema. A congregational meeting was scheduled on April 30 after the afternoon services for the purpose of calling a minister from this trio. Isabel’s pastor, Rev. Rodney Miersma, has accepted the call to labor in Pella, Iowa.  Rev. James Slopsema and eider Dewey Engelsma have returned from their trip to Singapore with a positive report as to their contacts there. 

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Sportianity”  In the April 10, 1978 issue of “The Christian News,” an interesting article appears with the above title and written by Clyde Kaminska. He points out rather dramatically some of the impact and effect of sports in the world and especially upon the Christian. Some of his solutions and conclusions are wrong. But his evaluation is worth considering. He writes:

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“Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:  “And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.  “And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand: 

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The reality of the kingdom of antichrist in the last days is an indisputable fact. The Scriptures, especially the book of Revelation, picture to us the rise, establishment, and inglorious end of this kingdom. All Reformed Christians, indeed, all evangelical Christians, albeit with differences, acknowledge the truth of Scripture concerning the antichrist. Since to us who live in the last times this is an important subject, it is worthwhile to examine that kingdom in the light of Scripture, and also attempt to fit present-day events into that Scriptural perspective. 

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Here is big news about our RFPA Book Club!  Up to this time we have been advertising that Book Club members will be entitled to buy all RFPA publications at a 20% discount (plus shipping) if they agree to purchase every new book automatically (with the exception of educational manuals and workbooks). We have had only a moderately good response to this offer. To date approximately 225 readers have signed up. 

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In the same article in which he writes about a United Reformed Church, Rev. Vander Ploeg takes exception to recent remarks by Rev. Van Baren in our February 15 issue. Rev. Van Baren, you will recall, suggested that it is time that The Outlook (and its new managing editor) pay attention to the clear cut relationship between present CRC trends and 1924. Rev. Vander Ploeg claims to respect our right to reiterate our rejection of common grace “year after year after year.” He asks that we respect their conviction that the CRC position on common grace is “Biblical and is...

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