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All Articles For Vol 71 Issue 13 4/1/1995

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Curious Missive from Wonderland Probably not many readers of Christian Renewalread the Standard Bearer, and so I had second thoughts about replying to the articles of Engelsma in the February 1 and February 15 issues of the SB. But for the sake of those readers who get both magazines, I believe a brief reply might be helpful, especially since Engelsma goes to great lengths in trying to refute something I wrote in the December 26 issue of CR. I will try to be brief. 1.I wrote that the “PR churches informed the Alliance that for them to attend as fraternal delegates they would have...

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Response to the editorial, “Jewish Dreams” (theStandard Bearer, Jan. 15, 1995), has made clear how deep and entrenched are the inroads of postmillennialism into Reformed circles. The editorial, written at the beginning of a new year, reminded Reformed Christians that our only hope, according to the Bible, is the second coming-of the Lord Jesus. It sketched in broad outline the traditional, creedal Reformed conception of the last days: abounding lawlessness; widespread apostasy; the Antichrist; and great tribulation for the true church. It gave a warning against the false hope that is known as postmillennialism, quoting a Reformed creed that condemned...

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Rev. Heys is a minister emeritus in the Protestant Reformed Churches. Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.  II Peter 3:13 The coming of our Savior Jesus Christ is not mentioned literally in this verse. We do, however, find Him presented literally in the second verse of this chapter. There He is called our Savior: It is plain, then, that when our God speaks of the “new heavens and the new earth” He refers to the day in which Christ Jesus our Savior comes and God’s most blessed promise is...

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