All Articles For Vol 69 Issue 09 2/1/1993

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Prof. Decker is professor of Practical Theology in the Protestant Reformed Seminary. Saturday Worship Services Recently Lake Pointe Baptist Church, in suburban Dallas, Texas, began offering an alternative worship format that is now being considered by as many as 10,000 churches across North America. The Southern Baptist congregation of 2,200 added a Saturday night worship service to its weekly schedule, challenging the centuries- old norm of Sunday morning as the only viable time for corporate worship. Why? “There is a population of unchurched people who cannot be reached by a Sunday-morning service,” explains Mark Yoakum, Lake Pointe minister of education....

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Could Christ Come in 1994? I was embarrassed and upset by the way you ended your editorial, A.D. 1993: The Lord is Coming,” in the latest Standard Bearer (Jan. 1, 1993). In the main part of the article you did an excellent job of refuting Mr. Camping’s false prophecy concerning the return of Christ. But your remarks at the end struck me as being almost as wrong as Mr. Camping’s errors. If no man knows the day and the hour of Christ’s return, as Scripture teaches, it is as wrong for you to “declare with absolute certainty” that Christ won’t...

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The need of the hour — this last hour — is that the Reformed church give clear, bold, public expression to her distinctive faith concerning the last things. There is heated controversy in evangelical, conservative circles today over eschatology. Eschatology is the biblical doctrine of the second coming of Christ and the happenings that precede, accompany, and follow this coming. It is the fascinating answer of Jesus to the question of the disciples inMatthew 24:3, “Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?” Those who...

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