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Dispensational Eschatology (4) Dividing God’s People and Dividing God’s Word

Rev. Laning is pastor of Hope Protestant Reformed Church in Walker, Michigan. Previous article in this series: April 15, 2008, p. 325. Central to dispensationalism is their distinction between Israel and the church. God is said to promise one thing to Israel, and another thing to the church. And He…

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All Around Us

Rev. DeVries is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church in Wingham, Ontario, Canada. “Tenured Bigots”  Such is the title of a telling article by Mark Bergin in WORLD magazine (August 18, 2007). It is common knowledge that the institutions of higher learning in North America are dominated by professors who have little…

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Historical Introduction to Dispensationalism (6) Dispensationalism and Independentism

Rev. Laning is pastor of Hope Protestant Reformed Church in Walker, Michigan. Previous article in this series: August 2008, p. 447. The articles so far in this series have been intended to provide a historical introduction to dispensationalism. The first few articles provided an overview of some of the current…

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Seminary News

September 1, 2008 The new school year was scheduled to begin on Monday, August 25, with an opening “orientation” and chapel speech by the rector. This is normal for the day before regular classes. The students receive assignments and reading lists, purchase the required books at the seminary bookstore, and…

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1. Facebook: Not for kids. 2. Punishment for Speaking Against Homosexuality in Canada. 3. From Justification to Women in Office.

Rev. Kleyn is pastor of Trinity Protestant Reformed Church in Hudsonville, Michigan. I take this important article from Reformed Perspective, a magazine written by young Reformed people for young Reformed people and, in the case of this article, also for their parents. There is out there the great unknown world of…

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KJV

Praise God for the excellent article in “All Around Us” (Rev. M. DeVries) of the July 2008 issue of the SB. Rev. DeVries makes a perfect statement of truth when he says, “make no mistake, the doctrine of Scripture lies at the very heart of the faith of the church of…

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Not Anabaptist but Reformed (9)*: Chapter 4. The Confessions and Common Grace (2)

* Not Anabaptist but Reformed was a pamphlet written by Danhof and Hoeksema in 1923 as a “Provisional Response to Rev. Jan Karel Van Baalen Concerning the Denial of Common Grace.” Translated here from the Dutch by seminarian Daniel Holstege. Previous article in this series: July 2008, p. 427. [In…

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Historical Introduction to Dispensationalism (5) Rejecting the United States As the New Israel

Rev. Laning is pastor of Hope Protestant Reformed Church in Walker, Michigan. Previous article in this series: June 2008, p. 391. The first four articles in this series were to give an overview of certain aspects of dispensationalism, by summarizing what they predict is going to happen in the near…

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Not Anabaptist But Reformed (8)* Chapter 4. The Confessions and Common Grace (1)

* Not Anabaptist but Reformed was a pamphlet written by Danhof and Hoeksema in 1923 as a “Provisional Response to Rev. Jan Karel Van Baalen Concerning the Denial of Commin Grace.” Translated here from the Dutch by seminarian Daniel Holstege. Previous article in this series: May 1, 2008, p. 324.…

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The Congregation’s Support of Her Diaconate (1) The Calling of the Whole Congregation

Rev. Kuiper is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church in Randolph, Wisconsin. Regarding the duties of the deacons toward the congregation, and especially toward her needy members, we have written much. Now we must examine the congregation’s duty toward her deacons—that of supporting her diaconate. The support to which we…

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