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Evening Song

In these days of wars and rumors of war “there be many that say, who will shew us any good?’’ Can you imagine the inhabitant of Warsaw? And in a lesser degree all the inhabitants of Europe? The question, pregnant with abject fear, expressive of insecurity, is pitiful even apart…

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“Loopers”

The following excerpt is taken from the report of the Acts of the general Synod (now in session) of the “Gereformeerde” Churches of the Netherlands: [DUTCH REMOVED] The Reporter (Prof K. Schilder) states that the above question occasioned a broad discussion. Various questions arose. The reporter states his own view,…

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“Loopers”

The position that the “looper” is walking in sin is the only one that may be taken, so I wrote. This is especially true, in case the “looper” has serious objections against the method of preaching of a certain minister or against his person. For through his constantly and regularly…

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The Tabernacle

Having in our previous article ascertained the pattern and structure of the tabernacle, let us now lay hold on its meaning and design by considering the time of its erection, the names that it bore, its anointing and furniture. The instruction for the making and erection of the tabernacle were…

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Communication

From a certain brother we received the following missive: Dear Brother: I read your article on “Hoopers” and found you in complete accord with other ministers writing on this very interesting topic. All the ministers, you included, show no sympathy for the “looper.” All the ecclesiastics are opposed to him.…

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Communication

The brother, whose communication appeared in the previous issue of this magazine, sent me the following reply—a reply which contains a new request. Dear Brother: I thank you for the kind favor of answering my questions in The Standard Bearer for Dec. 1, 1939. I am convinced that your answers…

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Contribution

Dear Editor: Whereas: It becomes evident from time to time, and that in an increasing measure, that our Prot. Ref. people have no heart for the local Christian High School, and, Whereas: To my judgment, the breach between us and the Christian Reformed Church gradually becomes wider, especially after Dr.…

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Puritanism in England

Queen Elizabeth had embraced Protestants not for principle’s but for expediency’s sake. She, too, was glad to throw off the yoke of the Pope, who had made himself obnoxious to potentates by his encroachment on their temporal power, through his arm, viz., the clergy, (bishops, arch-bishops, etc.). The Catholics did…

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