Vol 71 Issue 07

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A Hope of the Saints

Not the hope of the saints. The hope of the saints is the resurrection of their body in the day of Christ. To this future good the Holy Scriptures insistently direct the expectation of believers: “for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible” (I Cor. 15:52). But a hope of the saints. It is, to be sure, a lesser good than the resurrection of the body, but it is a real good for all that. Admittedly, it is not the ultimate longing of the child of God, but it is a definite longing nevertheless. This is the hope of conscious life...

The Pilgrim’s Goal

Herman Hoeksema was the first editor of the Standard Bearer. Christian, press on! There is, at the end of your way, a city to come. The city that hath foundations, prepared for you from before the foundations of the world by your God. ” It is your goal. Till it is reached and you have entered into its pearly gates, you may not, you cannot, you must not tarry. Onward you must go, ever onward you must press, never once tarrying or abiding, nor ever fearfully or hesitantly clinging to the things you might meet on your pilgrim’s journey. Does...