Vol 64 Issue 15

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News From Our Churches

Mr. Wigger is an elder in the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan.

Book Reviews

Toward Rediscovering The Old Testament, Walter C. Kaiser, Jr.; Grand Rapids, Mich., Zondervan Publishing House; 250 pp. (hard cover), $17.95 [reviewed by Prof. H.C. Hoeksema] This is, as far as its purpose is concerned, a book after my heart. The title presupposes that the Old Testament has been lost. The meaning, of course, is not that the Old Testament Scriptures themselves have been lost, but rather that the Old Testament has been largely lost in the teaching and preaching of what is broadly classified as the Evangelical world.

Distinctive Traits of True Godliness: A Serious Attitude About Our Sin

Arie den Hartog is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Randolph, Wisconsin.

All Around Us

Gise J. Van Baren is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Jimmy Swaggart Much has been written, many news broadcasts have been presented on that charismatic, Jimmy Swaggart. After being caught in immoral activity, he made his emotional confession of sin before the whole world. The Christian News, Feb. 29, 1988, takes this event as opportunity to warn against the false views of the charismatics.


Two monkeys sat in a coconut tree. Said one to the other “What think ye we be?  Did man come from us, or is that a lie? If that’s not the case, then I will defy.  Those teachers at Calvin who are making a fool, Not only of us, but of also their School: Where God’s Word in truth was formerly taught, But now it’s debunked; why with error ’tis fraught.  That’s what those teachers stand up and say, And drum into their students from day to day.” 

From Our Sister Church in New Zealand

“My soul doth magnify the Lord, And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Savior,” Luke 1:46, 47.  Our hearts experienced this blessed doxology of praise when the days of fulfillment of Gods promises dawned upon us. The time of waiting for this was long and often frustrating; nevertheless in Gods own time doors were opened so that Rev. Miersma and his family were enabled to settle among us. 

Drunkenness (1)

Herman C. Hanko is professor of Church History and New Testament in the Protestant Reformed Seminary.

The Two Natures of Christ: The Union of the Human and Divine Natures

Ronald H. Hanko is pastor of Trinity Protestant Reformed Church, Houston, Texas. 3. The Virgin birth.  The reality and significance of Christ’s humanity are inseparably connected with belief in the virgin birth. The church father, Tertullian, saw that long ago:

Satan and Sin Serve God’s Counsel

John A. Heys is a minister emeritus in the Protestant Reformed Churches.

Correspondence From Dordt College

From Dr. John B. Hulst, President of Dordt College, I received the letter below which concerns the matter of Prof. Hodgson’s instruction at the college. This letter, of course, is still in connection with our editorial critique of Dr. Hodgson’s views. Other than to say that this appears to be a step in the right direction, we will refrain from comment and await further developments. We thank Dr. Hulst for keeping us informed.  The letter follows below.  —HCH  Dear Editor: