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Being Bold in the Lord

As most of you, I was born and raised in a typical Protestant Reformed family. I was a member of South Holland Protestant Reformed Church (now Crete) and attended the Protestant Reformed grade school. We did not have our own high school yet, so my parents sent me to the local Christian high school. There […]

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Godly Gossip

Every two years there is a conference held somewhere in the British Isles under the control of the British Reformed Fellowship. Although the majority of the people in attendance are either from Covenant Protestant Reformed Church in Northern Ireland or are of your Protestant Reformed churches in America—including Professors Engelsma and Hanko as our two […]

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Enthusiasm for Covenant Instruction

Another school and society year is upon us. We are all undoubtedly delighted for this opportunity to study God and His creation. We can hardly wait to talk to our friends about spiritual matters, to discuss God’s Word, to exchange views of the greatness of God, and to listen and learn about God’s plan for […]

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Spiritual Sensitivity

Are we spiritually sensitive? More important, do we WANT to be spiritually sensitive? Before we answer (although we already know our response should be “yes”), let’s take a short, limited view into what this term really means, how it relates to us, and how we obtain and become proficient in this attribute. Then, after doing […]

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Spiritual Nutrition

In America recently, there has been a rising concern over what we as a country eat. Many schools have prohibited the sale of junk food before the noon lunch period. Doctors all over the country are warning us against the dangers of a poor diet. High cholesterol, sodium, and sugar in diets are associated with […]

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Spiritual Numbness

Last winter, a group of 50 leading Protestant and Roman Catholic scholars met at an interdenominational meeting on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. Their major conclusions were reported in a one-column article in the Grand Rapids Press. Now, I would expect that few of us ever pay much attention to the reports […]

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Can We Give Up?

When this article is written, Christ­mas will have been six days ago and tomorrow will be New Year’s Day. To tell you the truth, I would rather write about the birth of Jesus Christ than about some other topic, because now my thoughts are centered on the incarnation of our Lord. In March, D.V., you […]

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