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OF SPECIAL INTEREST to those of our readers who can read Dutch and who are interested in events in the Dutch churches is this announcement. We have received a limited supply of two brochures by Dr. Ph. J. Huijser which deal with the situation in the Netherlands. The first is entitled: Het Verwordingsproces in de Gereformeerde Kerken: I, De Regerende Klasse. The second is: Het Verwordingsproces in de Gereformeerde Kerken: II, De Invloed van de Tijdgeest. The first I reviewed well over a year ago. The second I will review in the near future.

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Publication News. The second volume of the three-volume reprint of The Triple Knowledge, An Exposition of the Heidelberg Catechism, is in the process of being printed. This volume will include the original Volumes 4, 5, 6, and 7. This means that two of the original volumes which have long been out of print (Volume 6, on Baptism, and Volume 7, on the Lord’s Supper) will again be available. This second volume of our reprint should be on the market some time during the month of May, according to present plans. The price will be $8.95.

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Publication News.  The second, correct printing of Reformed Dogmaticshas long been in the hands of our printer. We had hoped that it would be ready by now. However, a delay of some six weeks is due to a paper shortage. We have received word that the book is in process of being printed now. After that it must still go to our binder, who is also behind schedule. Working on the principle that misery loves company, I am glad that I’m not the only one who gets behind schedule. But as to the book, who knows? Maybe . . . April...

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Key 73—What Must We Think About It? This will be the subject of a lecture in the First Protestant Reformed Church of Grand Rapids, to be delivered by the Rev. David Engelsma. In this note I not only want to call attention to this forthcoming lecture, which ought to be of interest to many Reformed people. But I call attention, too, to a change of date. Originally this lecture was scheduled for May 3. It has now been changed to May 10, the Lord willing. Circle this date on your calendar, and plan to attend! 

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Changes  This seems to be the issue for department changes. Rev. R.C. Harbach has finished his series of Studies in Election; in this issue he begins a series of Studies in Isaiah. Rev. G. Lubbers is back in the departmentFrom Holy Writ; and he will continue his exposition of the Epistle to the Hebrews. The new subject for Rev. H. Veldman’s Contending for the Faith will be Eschatology, or the doctrine of the last things. Speaking of changes, Rev.

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Anniversary. In our next issue special attention will be given to a very special occasion, that of the Golden Anniversary of the Protestant Reformed Churches. While our Standard Bearer is a free paper, not a church paper, and while our Standard Bearer is actually older than the Protestant Reformed Churches, yet the two have always been intimately connected. And we shall not let this special occasion pass unnoticed. Why the issue of March 1?

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By the time this appears in print, we are assured, Volume 3 of The Triple Knowledge, An Exposition of the Heidelberg Catechism, will at long last be available—at the price of $8.95. This means that the entire reprinted set is now available. For those who have not purchased the volumes separately, the complete set can be purchased for $24.95. And, by the way, these books would make a fine graduation gift for someone! If you hurry, you can get them before most graduation dates! 

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We take this means of expressing, in behalf of the Staff, our sympathy to our Business Manager, Mr. Henry Vander Wal, in the recent death of his aged mother, Mrs. Dena Vander Wal, a charter member of the First Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids. May the Lord grant comfort according to need, and give the joy of resurrection-hope.

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TEN for TWO Progress Report. From our Business Manager comes the information that our TEN for TWO introductory offer of 10 issues of our Standard Bearer has thus far brought us 161 new readers, the 161st being from Hawaii! A remarkable response, far beyond our expectations, for which we are thankful! Oh, yes, I should also mention that among our new readers are 15 from the far away land of New Zealand. To all our new readers, welcome! We also invite your comments and opinions. We invite you, too, to take an active part in our Question Box.

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