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The Canons of Dordrecht, Part Two, Exposition of the Canons, Third and Fourth Heads of Doctrine, Of the Corruption of Man, His Conversion to God, And the Manner Thereof, Rejection of Errors

Introductory Remarks  The necessity of this Rejection of Errors is, of course fundamentally the same in this chapter as in the other chapters of our Canons. That necessity is, in the first place, a matter of principle: to every positive there is a negative. And it is, in the second…

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The Church and the Sacraments, Views During the Third Period (750-1517 A.D.), The Supremacy of the Pope, The Papacy From the Death of Innocent III to Boniface VIII (1216-1294) (continued)

We will recall that we concluded our preceding article by calling attention to the treaty which was arranged between Frederick II and Gregory IX at Anagni, Sept. 1, 1230, upon Frederick’s triumphant return from Jerusalem, the holy city. The army of the emperor had been victorious, and the shrewd pontiff…

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Christelijke Encyclopedie (Christian Encyclopedia). Second Edition. Edited by Drs. F.W. Grosheide and G.P. Van Itterzon. Price f 29.5o per vol.  Of this work we received two volumes. It stands to reason that we cannot be expected to read through a work of this nature, and we did not. Nevertheless we perused…

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The Canons of Dordrecht, Part Two, Exposition of the Canons, Third and Fourth Heads of Doctrine, Of the Corruption of Man, His Conversion to God, And the Mannter Thereof, Article 17 (continued)

In their explanation of this relation between the work of God’s grace in regeneration and the use of the gospel, the seed of regeneration and the food of the soul, the fathers begin by making a very, apt comparison between the natural and the spiritual in regard to the use…

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The Book of Revelation, Chapter 15, The Shake-up of the Physical Universe. Chapter 16, The Sealing of the One Hundred Fourty-Four Thousand

CHAPTER XV  The Shake-up of the Physical Universe  Revelation 6:12-17  The black signal changes, and reveals that the train is approaching. Smoke from the locomotive is seen in the distance. The shrill yell of the whistle is presently heard. And you are certain that the train is coming. These last…

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