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Walking in the Way of Love: A Practical Commentary on 1 Corinthians for the Believer (vol. 1), by Nathan J. Langerak. Reviewed by Ronald Hanko.

Walking in the Way of Love: A Practical Commentary on 1 Corinthians for the Believer (vol. 1), by Nathan J. Langerak. Jenison, MI: Reformed Free Publishing Association, 2018. 432 pages, hardcover. [Reviewed by Rev. Ron Hanko] This is an excellent and much-needed addition to anyone’s collection of commentaries, whether layman…

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An Introduction to Proverbs (3)

Rev. Hanko is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Lynden, Washington. Previous article in this series: December 15, 2008, p. 127. Wisdom’s Doctrine The most important parts of the book of Proverbs are Wisdom’s three speeches, found in Prov. 1:20-33,Prov. 8:1-36, and Prov. 9:1-18. In those three speeches Wisdom identifies Himself…

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The Two Natures of Christ: The Union of the Human and Divine Natures

Rev. Hanko is pastor of Trinity Protestant Reformed Church in Houston, Texas. 4. The Definition of Chalcedon. (continued) The union of the two natures of Christ is defined by the Creed of Chalcedon with the four words, “inconfusedly,” “unchangeably,” “indivisibly,” and “inseparably.” We have already examined the first of these…

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Called to be Pastors

Rev. Hanko is missionary-elect to Northern Ireland. Pastoring in the church of Jesus Christ is a work that has many different facets. As nearly everyone knows, the word “pastor” means “shepherd.” Pastoral work, then, has to do with the work of church officebearers as shepherds. This calling to be shepherds,…

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The Two Natures of Christ: The Union of the Human and Divine Natures

Ronald H. Hanko is pastor of Trinity Protestant Reformed Church, Houston, Texas. 2. The characteristics of Christ’s human nature (continued). e. A central human nature. This last aspect of Christ’s humanity is little appreciated and seldom mentioned, even by those theologians who have written extensively on the subject of Christ’s…

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