All Articles For Vol 71 Issue 21 9/15/1995

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What his colleague Howard Van Till did to the revelation of creation in Genesis 1 and Genesis 2 by his book, The Fourth Day, Calvin College professor of geology Davis A. Young has now done to the revelation of the flood in Genesis 6-9. In the new book,The Biblical Flood: A Case Study of the Church’s Response to Extrabiblical Evidence (Eerdmans, 1995), Young denies that there ever was a universal flood that destroyed all humans and animals that were outside Noah’s ark In addition to the wealth of geological evidence opposing the possibility of a global deluge, a variety of biogeographical evidence also counts conclusively against...

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Mr. Wigger is a member of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. Congregational Activities The Council of the South Holland, IL PRC has approved a plan proposed by their Audio-Visual Committee to make use of selected video-tapes of their services on the local South Holland cable TV station. This service is provided free to the churches in the South Holland area. South Holland has been given an hour and a half time-slot on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 P.M. This past summer, the congregation of the Faith PRC in Jenison, MI was able to meet together for a couple of...

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Rev. Cammenga is pastor of Southwest Protestant Reformed Church in Grandville, Michigan. The ministers of the Word of God and likewise the professors of theology (which also behooves the other professors and school teachers) shall subscribe to the three formulas of unity, namely, the Belgic Confession of Faith, the Heidelberg Catechism, and the Canons of Dordrecht, 1618-’19, and the ministers of the Word who refuse to do so shall de facto be suspended from their office by the consistory or classis until they shall have given a full statement, and if they obstinately persist in refusing, they shall be deposed...

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Rev. Haak is pastor of Bethel Protestant Reformed Church in Elk Grove Village, Illinios. After the two days of enjoying the spiritual harvest in Samaria the Lord returns to Galilee. It is in Galilee that the majority of the time of His earthly ministry will be spent. The reason for this move is that the Lord Himself knew that a prophet has no honor in his own country. Some explain this to mean that the Lord knew that His ministry must be one of rejection and scorn, and He therefore labors in that country where such rejection will be His (Heb....

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Rev. denHartog is pastor of Hope Protestant Reformed Church in Redlands, California. * This is the second installment of a sermon preached by Rev. denHartog on the occasion of the public confession of faith by three young women in his congregation. The Word of God often admonishes the Christian woman to live in submission. We are, of course, first of all to submit ourselves to God and His Word by His grace and Spirit in our hearts. If in the Lord’s providence we marry some day, we are to be subject to our husbands. The role of a woman in...

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Prof. Decker is professor of Practical Theology in the Protestant Reformed Seminary. Take It—or Leave It? This is what one keen analyst of this year’s synod of the Christian Reformed Church (CRC) said in reaction to that synod’s decision re opening the offices of minister and elder to women, and to its decision not to break fraternal relations with the Gereformeerde Kerken in Nederland WW “We have only two options,” said the analyst, “Take it or leave it. The CRC is not ‘headed in the wrong direction’; as of Synod 1995, it is on the wrong course. Our choice is no...

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Rev. Moore is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hull, Iowa. “For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds. “  Hebrews 12:3 By God’s grace, as we walk in faith, we face the opposition of Satan and the powers of darkness. Also the world of unbelief (the coworkers of the devil) tempts us and tries to destroy our faith. Besides this, we carry with us the old man which constantly assails us as we would walk down life’s pathway as the children of God. The holy writer...

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