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1 Peter 5:8–9: “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about seeking whom he may devour: Whom resist steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.” The text chosen for the 2015 PRYP convention is a survival […]

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Harvest

At this same time each year, it seems that the world is morbidly preoccupied with death. A favorite name for the season is fall, something leaves do after they shrivel up and die. A celebrated holiday, Halloween is merely a weak attempt to mock death and hell—and by implication Jesus who has the keys of […]

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Heaven

Discussion Outline for 2009 YP Convention Its origins When was heaven created and by whom? (Gen. 1-2; Psa. 8:1-4, 33:6; Col. 1:16-20) Can heaven be merely a state of being or feeling? (Eph. 1:3, 20, 2:6, 3:10) Scripture speaks of heavens (plural). How many there are? (Deut. 10:14; Neh. 9:6; 2 Cor. 5:2) What are their […]

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For the Want of a Dollar…?

Rev. Langerak is pastor of Southeast Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This article was also published in the March 1 issue of the Standard Bearer. Covenant members must take heed to many important details in the kingdom of heaven. One of them is that prospective teachers and preachers receive adequate financial resources to […]

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