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Vol 72 Issue 03

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The Protestant Reformed Seminary: The Lion Still Roars (1)*

* The address given at the assembly of convocation for the 1995/1996 school-year and of dedication of the new addition to the seminary building. Two purposes bring us together tonight. We observe with a solemn ceremony the beginning of another year of instruction in the Protestant Reformed Theological Seminary: convocation. This is customary. The other purpose is extraordinary: the dedication of a large, new addition to the seminary building. The Protestant Reformed Churches have recently completed the construction of a large theological library with study-space for the students and offices for the faculty. There is a lower level that will...

Retired, Not Dead

The old men and women in the churches may not retire from the work of these churches. The Lord Jesus Christ does not permit it. Whether and when a man retires from the work of his job are his business. There comes the time in the life of the wife and mother that the children are grown up, so that her work of guiding the house, if it has not ended is greatly lessened. The Lord does not begrudge them their relaxation from the toils of earthly life, their relative ease, their travels, their hobbies. But they may not retire...

Tender Mercies

Rev. Gritters is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan. “In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bare them, and carried them all the days of old.”  Isaiah 63:9 Does God see me in my affliction? Has He any regard for my trouble? Does He have any time for or interest in me in my distress? Does God see those who persecute me, who bring me to shame? Does He hear their mocking insults? Does He understand the...

The Standard Bearer—In Defense of the Faith (1)*

Rev. Cammenga is pastor of Southwest Protestant Reformed Church in Grandville, Michigan. * The speech given by Rev. Cammenga at the annual meeting of the RFPA, held on September 28, 1995. For over 70 years the Standard Bearer has championed the cause of the Reformed faith. Over those years the Standard Bearer has undergone many changes. There have been changes in the appearance of the magazine. There have been changes in format. There have been changes of rubrics and writers. There have been changes of editors. One thing has not changed in that span of time, and that is the Standard Bearer’s vigorous defense of the...

11/1/1995