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Editor’s Note

It has been several years since the Standard Bearer has undergone significant design changes. While the contents of the Standard Bearer will always take precedence to its appearance, the two must work together. Over the last few years, the Reformed Free Publishing Association’s Membership and Marketing Committee has been discussing…

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Editor’s Note

This issue of the Standard Bearer is our special concentration on missions. Keeping with our commitment to have Scripture exposition at the beginning, we start with a moving meditation on “Jesus’ Great Commission” by Missionary-Pastor Daniel Holstege, who recently took up labors as the PRC’s second missionary in the Philippines.…

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Editor’s Notes

New RFPA Catalogue. Within the past month a new catalogue of all our RFPA publications, plus most other Protestant Reformed publications, has become available. A supply of these catalogues should soon be available in many of the churches. But if you want one immediately, write to RFPA Publications, P.O. Box 2006,…

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Editor’s Notes

With this issue we begin a new volume, the forty-fourth! It is our purpose again to present in the pages of theStandard Bearer a well-balanced diet of pertinent comment about today’s ecclesiastical scene, particularly in the Reformed community, and of solid Scriptural and Reformed instruction. The new volume will bring no…

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Editor’s Notes

We call attention to the fact that elsewhere in this issue, under the title, “The New Publishing Project,” the reader will find complete information in regard to the proposed publication of Rev. H. Hoeksema’s dogmatics. Since there had been many requests for information, and since this requires considerable space, it…

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Editor’s Notes

 The reader will notice that some of our regular departments are missing from time to time. This is intentional. We are trying to furnish a greater variety of material by two means: occasionally including special features, and introducing some new departments. This also gives the various department editors a “breather”…

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Call the Sabbath a Delight! Welcome to our special issue on the Lord’s Day. The Old Testament name Sabbathemphasizes the truth that we are to rest in the mighty works of God, notably our salvation sealed in the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The New Testament name Lord’s Dayemphasizes that Jesus Christ is…

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