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Riders-Along

In the September issue of De Heraut, H. V., writing on “Hot Ambt Aller Geloovigen” uses a figure which only too conspicuously describes the Church-life in many of our churches today. H. V. is agitating against the corrupt conception many people entertain in respect to the Church and its function…

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And, But Not

Perplexed, and in despair. Perplexed, but not in despair. That, in short, is the way the lines are being drawn as they mark the difference between the people that have their own god and the people that know the true God. The pressure of the times, with all the anxiety…

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Family Worship

The origin of family worship is very beautifully described in Genesis, the book of Beginnings. The Covenant People were a family and divine worship was family worship. Hence, as the Book of Beginnings describes the beginning of heaven and earth, it also depicts the beginning of that blessed relation of…

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Sanctified in Christ

This statement, as you will all realize, is taken from the first of the three questions to which the parents must answer affirmatively, when they seek to have their child baptized. The parents are asked whether they acknowledge that, although their children are born in sin, are nevertheless, sanctified in…

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Periscope

YOUTH SAYS: In a recent poll of High School students a rather large cross section was asked if they should like more help in solving their personal problems, and where they would look for this help. Fifty percent of them said they wanted the help of their parents. Only eight…

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Periscope

Regeneration . . . . When? It is of interest to notice that among all the subjects which are undergoing debate in the Netherlands, there is also the question: “Does the Spirit work regeneration in anyone before hearing the Gospel?” Reduced to its simplest form: Can infants and little children…

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Periscope

The Truly Modern School. It’s the Summerhill School in North Wales. This is the Constitution of the school: “Blasting the orthodox theory that children need discipline to make them learn to behave, Summerhill and Kingsmuir give students almost complete freedom. The boys and girls attend classes voluntarily, smoke and swear…

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Periscope

WILL YOU BE ONE OF THEM? A pamphlet by the European Christian Mission asks me that question. It tells me that 400,000,000 people in Europe are still unevangelized. Two hundred million who profess no religion whatever, found chiefly in such countries as Russia, France and Spain. In Portugal only one…

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Periscope

Marriage, Heaven-Made or Not. In an attempt to adjust its marriage canons to the existing conditions, and thus, to “take a more realistic approach to the subject of re-marriage”, Bishop J. Davis of the P. E. Church wants to decide the validity of marriages, at least of those that prove…

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