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The Covenant Home, God’s Ideal Institution for the Nurture of Children (6): The Home Prepares Children to Live as Christians in Society

Previous article in this series: March 1, 2015, p. 259. In my last article I addressed the truth that the covenant home must be a sheltered environment. God’s people must be a separate and holy people in the world. They are called to condemn the wickedness of the world and…

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The Covenant Home: God’s Ideal Institution for the Nurture of Covenant Children (5): The Covenant Home Must Be a Sheltered Environment

Previous article in this series: January 1, 2015, p. 161. The covenant home is God’s ideal institution for the nurture of our covenant children. There is no worldly institution that can properly nurture the children of the covenant. The ideal covenant home must provide a sheltered environment for our covenant…

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The Covenant Home: God’s Ideal Institution for the Nurture of Covenant Children (4): The Order of the Covenant Home

Any institution that is going to attempt to raise children needs to have a firmly established order. The reason the family is the ideal institution is that the institution of the covenant family is built on God’s order. The world increasingly has abandoned and rejected the order of God. The…

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The Covenant Home: God’s Ideal Institution for the Nurture of Children (3) The Family With Many Children

Previous article in this series: September 15, 2014, p. 491. One of God’s chief purposes for our marriages is the bringing forth of covenant children. This matter is not merely one of the choice of a godly couple but a matter of their calling and responsibility before God. Bringing forth…

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Book Reviews

Satan, His Motives and Methods, by Lewis Sperry Chafer, Kregel Publications, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1990, 143 pp., $7.95, (paper). [Reviewed by Pastor Arie denHartog.] This book is a reprint. It was originally published in 1919. The author of the book, Lewis Sperry Chafer, was an American Presbyterian clergyman (1871-1952). He…

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