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The Church and the Sacraments, The Time of the Reformation, Views on the Church, The Protestant View

The marks, by which the true Church is known, are designated in Article 29 of our Confession of Faith as the preaching of the pure gospel, the maintaining of the pure administration of the sacraments and the exercise of church or Christian discipline. The Reformers were unanimous in their determination…

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Editorial

Election and Reprobation According to Barth We must still answer the question: how does Barth explain Rom. 9:18? The text is well-known: “Therefore hath he mercy on whom he will have mercy, and whom he will he hardeneth.” Barth uses many words to explain this text, even though the words, especially…

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Financial Report of the RFPA

Balance on hand Sept. 1, 1961—$2,965.81 Receipts Subscriptions—$3,448.44 Membership—$130.00 Gifts—$2.939.91 Advertisements—$193.00 Bound Volumes—$272.65 —$6,984.00 Total—$9,949.81 Disbursements Wobbema Printing—$7,600.63 Miscellaneous—$85.00 G.R. Office Supply (10,000 envelopes)—$85.00 Holland Bookbinding—$205.65 James Dykstra (gift)—$300.00 —$8,323.01 Balance on hand Sept. 10, 1962—$1,626.80 Gifts Hudsonville—$640.00 First—$740.76 Creston—$46.03 Hope—$116.62 Southeast—$94.22 Southwest—$141.11 Holland—$56.30 Grand Haven—$11.15 Doon—$84.32 Hull—$97.15 South Holland—$197.15…

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Editorial

That Phenomenal Billy Graham When I speak of the “phenomenal” Billy Graham, I use the term in the sense of unusual, extraordinary or even famous. This may certainly be said of “evangelist” Graham. Whatever anyone may think of him, Billy is certainly a very unusual figure in our modern world.…

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Translated

“Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the Kingdom of His dear Son: in whom we have redemption through His blood, even…

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All Around Us

A STRANGE INCONSISTENCY In two articles that appeared in the latest issue ofTorch and Trumpet, attention is called to serious troubles that are developing in the Gereformeerde Kerken in the Netherlands. This denomination is the Reformed Church of the Netherlands, formed by Dr. A. Kuyper who brought the Afscheidende Kerkenand the Dolerende…

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