Vol 95 Issue 04

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Letter about “What Must I Do…?”

I am writing about the most recent editorial, What Must I Do?, by Rev. Koole (Oct. 1, 2018, p. 6-9). I find the editorial deeply disturbing for the connection that it makes with doctrinal dispute in our churches, specifically the editor’s, “fear that we tend to underestimate,” the truth of irresistible grace, and the editor’s connecting this to the, “issues being discussed in the PRC of late, namely, grace and godliness—the life of good works—in the life of the child of God.” The editor’s reference is to the doctrinal dispute in the Protestant Reformed Churches over sermons preached at Hope...

Thanks for the bread, the wine and oil

“He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth; and wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and oil to make his face to shine, and bread which strengthened man’s heart.” Psalm 104:14-15 Psalm 104 has been called a poet’s version of Genesis 1. The psalm begins with a description of God as very great, clothed with honor and majesty, brilliantly covered with light. This beautiful picture of God arises out of His work as Creator. He works upon the waters above...