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The War

Now our own country is involved in World War II, it may be of interest to pass in review the main events of this tremendous conflict. The first year of the war was on the whole characterized by the “Blitzkrieg” of Hitler’s forces in which the German mechanized forces scored…

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Part Two, Of Man’s Redemption, Lord’s Day 5, Chapter 1: The Necessity of Satisfaction

(Lord’s Day 5) Q. 12. Since then, by the righteous judgment of God, we deserve temporal and eternal punishment, is there no way by which we may escape that punishment, and be again received into favor? A. God will have His justice satisfied: and therefore we must make this full…

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Part Two, Of Man’s Redemption, Lord’s Day 5, Chapter 2: The Impossibility of Satisfaction

In questions and answers 13 and 14 the Heidelberg Catechism demonstrates that, as far as we are concerned, our work, our efforts, our good intentions, the way is absolutely closed: through our own efforts we can never escape punishment and again be received into favor with God. This must become…

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