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1. The Irish Vote for “Same Sex Marriage”. 2. Irish Abortion Battle Heats Up. 3. Islamophobia Revisited. 4. Think Before You Share.

The Irish Vote for “Same Sex Marriage” I reside in Ireland. Therefore, it is natural that I should report on the recent “Marriage Equality Referendum” here. On May 22, 2015, Ireland became the first nation in the world to redefine (defile, profane) marriage by a popular vote in a referendum.…

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1. De Reformatie Ceases Publication. 2. The Banner’s Mandate Reevaluated by the CRC. 3. Removal of the Gideon Bibles. 4. The Onward March of ISIS.

De Reformatie Ceases Publication The last issue of De Reformatie appeared on December 30, 2014 after ninety-plus years of publication (1920-2014).1 Some of the readers of the Standard Bearer know what De Reformatie was. But I suspect that many of the younger readers do not know. De Reformatie (The Reformation)…

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Revelation, Inspiration, and Infallibility (13): What the Bible Says about the Bible: The Unique Witness of the Gospel Accounts and Acts

Previous article in this series: February 15, 2015, p. 223. Introduction Christians are Bible-believing, Bible-reading, Bible-honoring, and Bible-loving folk. In the past, Christians were often referred to as “the people of the Book.” That is indeed what they are—people of the Book. They are people of the Book because of…

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Keep

“Keep” is a biblical word that teaches both the preservation and perseverance of the saints. Preservation of saints is God’s keeping them; perseverance of saints is their keeping God’s law by His keeping them. Basically, “keep” means to exert careful attention (thus, to heed, obey, and observe), so that something…

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Everyone’s a Theologian: an Introduction to Systematic Theology, by R.C. Sproul. Reviewed by Ryan Barnhill.

Everyone’s a Theologian: an Introduction to Systematic Theology, by R.C. Sproul. Sanford, FL: Reformation Trust Publishing, 2014. Pp. 357. [Reviewed by Ryan Barnhill.] R.C. Sproul, popular speaker and author, has added yet another book to his long list of titles. Everyone’s a Theologian: an Introduction to Systematic Theology is a…

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The BERG—The Confessing Protestant Reformed Congregation of Giessen, Germany

The members of the Protestant Reformed Churches believe with their hearts and confess each week “an holy catholic church.” In order to put this firm faith into practice, their denomination through her synod has established a standing committee, the Contact Committee, and given that committee the responsibility to seek and…

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1. PC-USA’s Tolerance of Homosexuality Becomes Official. 2. Boys and Girls Will Be Hens.

PC-USA’s Tolerance of Homosexuality becomes Official The news media covered this story well, so many of our readers already know about it. But it is still worthwhile to take note of the Presbyterian Church-USA’s official redefinition of marriage that approves homosexual unions. Holly Yan of CNN reports:1 The country’s largest…

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