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Book Reviews

The Gospel According to John, by D.A. Carson. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1992. 715 pp., $34.95. [Reviewed by Prof. Herman Hanko.] Dr. Carson’s commentary on the Gospel According to John is one of the best commentaries I have read on this beautiful and important part of…

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Book Reviews

Divorce and Remarriage: Biblical Principles and Pastoral Practice, by Andrew Cornes. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1993. 528 pp. $24.99 (paper). [Reviewed by the Editor.] This is a careful, thorough treatment of Scripture’s teaching on marriage, divorce, and remarriage. Although concentrating on marriage, the book does justice to…

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Book Reviews

The Incarnation of the Antithesis, by Dr. R.E.L. Rodgers; (Edinburgh: Pentland Press Ltd.) xvi + 87 pp., L7.50 (paper). [Reviewed by Prof. Herman Hanko.] Taking the title of this book from Frank VandenBerg’s definitive biography of Dr. Abraham Kuyper, Dr. Rodgers discusses the role that Kuyper’s view of the antithesis…

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Keys

Rev. Kuiper is pastor of Southeast Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Of the eight occurrences of the word key or keys in the Scriptures, only one has a purely literal meaning (Judges 3:25). The other Old Testament occurrence has both a literal and a symbolic idea, of which…

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Letters

More Books of Psalms for Singing I was delighted to receive from my good friends in Crown and Covenant Publications a copy of Rev. Ray Lanning’s “The Songs of Zion, An Appreciation of the Psalter of 1912,” a featured article in your June 1993 Standard Bearer. Although it contained much…

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The Believer and His Bible

Prof. Decker is professor of Practical Theology in the Protestant Reformed Seminary. The sixteenth century Reformation proclaimed three fundamental principles: justification by faith alone, Scripture alone, and the priesthood of all believers. In opposition to Rome’s hierarchy the Reformers insisted that the only authority for the faith and life of…

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Letters

Execution of the Homosexual Informative, edifying, instructive, and scripturally-sound articles concerning the vile sin of sodomy appeared in the July, August, and September 1, 1993, issues of the Standard Bearer. We live in a world in which men and women have been given up in the lusts of their hearts…

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1. The Exodus Continues 2. Significant Number of Koreans Leave CRC 3. Respected Pastor Leaves CRC 4. Westminster Professor Leaves CRC

The Exodus Continues Two more secessions from the Christian Reformed Church (CRC) have recently occurred, bringing the number of independent congregations to 38, with7800 total members. These figures do not include the Korean churches which have recently seceded and which are in the process of forming a new denomination. Both…

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