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Vol 67 Issue 01

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Letters

Infant Baptism—”Unbiblical Tradition” I must respond to your editorial in the August 1, 1990, issue of The Standard Bearer. I am a Baptist who has found your paper quite useful and spiritually profitable. However, the response you wrote to William Oosterman’s defense of Baptist doctrine was entirely out of line. First, I strongly object to your alteration of the sacred Scriptures to prove your point. You quotedLuke 18:16, but you added words not contained in the original text. No doubt you did this to help prove your point and explain your interpretation of the text. However, this is precisely the way...

Staff Meeting. Mailing. Subscriptions

Staff Meeting At its annual meeting in June, the staff of The Standard Bearer (the contributing editors) reappointed all the officers. Most of the rubrics and writers will also remain the same during the coming volume year. There will be a few changes. Rev. M. Kamps and Rev. C. Terpstra will write the ‘Taking Heed to the Doctrine” rubric with Rev. B. Woudenberg. Rev. Kamps and Rev. Terpstra intend to cooperate in writing on Reformed doctrine following the order of the traditional six loci of Reformed theology: doctrine of God; of man; of Christ; of salvation; of the church; and...

A Father’s Pity

Rev. Kortering is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Grandville, Michigan. Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him. For he knoweth our frace; he remembereth that we are dust.” Psalm 103:13, 14 Pity! Who wants pity? It seems no one. The handicapped of our day tell us they want respect, not pity. The street people scoff at pity. They want action, they want money, food, places to live. The broken, the wounded of our society want understanding, not pity. Could it be that a people schooled in the virtues of being...

10/1/1990