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Down Under Presbyterianism

Maybe you are wondering what this is?  Yes, you knew there were a lot of different Presbyterian churches, but you have never heard of this one!  Well, in the light of this issue containing an article on the history of the Presbyterian/Scottish Reformation, I have been asked to write about the history of Presbyterianism in […]

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Attitudes

It is a privilege and a great delight to me that this evening I may deliver the inspirational address at the opening session of the Convention of Protestant Reformed Young People.  The task assigned to me is wholly a pleasurable one.  I take it that this convention is proof of the fact that in our […]

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The Biblical Teaching On “Sympathy” (3)

“Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.”  Gal. 6:2 “If there be therefore any consolation (exhortation) in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the  Spirit, of any bowels and mercies; fulfill ye my joy that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, […]

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Father’s Goods

We are all acquainted with the parable of the prodigal son, as recorded in Luke 15:11-32. We know that the younger son grew restless in father’s house, was lured by the world round about him, wanted to venture out, to be on his own and to do as he pleased. We also know that he […]

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Editor’s Note – October 1990

Fifty year ago this October, the words on the front cover appeared in the October 1 issue of the Standard Bearer.  The words are the speech given by Rev. H. Hoeksema to the Second Annual Convention of the Protestant Reformed Young People’s Federation.  Why the reprint from the Standard Bearer?  I have three reasons.  First, […]

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Satan’s Conspiracy for the Heart

Ever since Satan’s great deception in the Garden of Eden, he has been conspiring with his fallen host to deceive the whole world. Two endeavors stand as Satan’s greatest attempts to overcome God besides his attempt at Christ on the cross.  These were at Job of old, who was God’s delight, and the man, Christ […]

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