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This article is written shortly after Calvin College’s Board of Trustees gave approval for the professors at Calvin to teach whatever they want to teach, even evolution.  This article is not intended to scorn or mock our mother church, nor is it our intent to directly debate that fateful report.  I only point to that […]

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The Bible: One Whole Truth

An indispensable keystone in the Bible is found in II Timothy 3:16a, where we have the words, “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God.” The original, literally, has Pasa graphe theopneustos. This is paraphrased, in our King James Version, as we have just stated it: “All Scripture.” –and here you have the great Reformation […]

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Inspiration and Infallibility

The word “inspiration” is found only once in the New Testament Scriptures.  It is the well know passage, “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness.”  II Tim. 3:16.  The word here is very fitting and meaningful.  Literally translated it means “God […]

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The Infallibility Question

Ever since the appearance of two controversial articles in Stromata (the Calvin Seminary periodical) many articles have appeared in periodicals and theological journals of the Christian Reformed Church concerning the infallibility of the Scriptures. The views expressed by several students who were members of the editorial staff of Stromata were views which were upheld by […]

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