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The Juliana Church

The Dutch governmental city of The Hague became soon after the Reformation a center for all those who had chosen for the Reformed Churches in the Netherlands. The Roman Catholic magistrates of the day were not happy with that and several Reformed preachers were put in prison, and some even killed. The whole situation changed […]

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Watching Daily at My Gates

From Nieuw Bijkelsck Dagkoek, H.W.S. Nijkerk, 1908. Free, abbreviated, and edited translation, ed.   June 1 Titus 2:7-14; 2:7. The man to whom this Word is directed had a great task to accomplish. Paul had left him alone on the Island of Crete where he had brought the gospel so that Titus “should set in […]

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Book Reviews

The Friendship Factor: How to Get Closer to the People You Care For, by Alan Loy Mc Ginnis. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1979. This is an easy to read, very practical down to earth guide to the art of interpersonal relationships. It gets to the little details which are easily overlooked but which have a […]

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Choosing an Occupation

Introduction: Being a member of a Protestant Reformed Church will make a significant impact on your decision as to what career you should or should not pursue. One must always keep before him God’s Word and His Will. Choosing a career does not simply involve what you want, and, therefore, you must not take this […]

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Friends and Friendships

Friends and friendships are very important parts of everybody’s lives and though we do not realize it we often take them for granted. Without friends there would be no one to talk to about personal problems, except for your parents. Not many people like to discuss personal problems with their parents, but that is a […]

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Happiness – Allegro Con Spirito

Happiness is a wonderful gift among God’s saints. Within the church family, one of the greatest times to share that happiness is in congregational singing. The moment to spread your joy is during the singing that is such an integral part of the worship service. Together we sing songs of praise and thanksgiving to our […]

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In Defense of Women (2)

Last month, we looked at the false views concerning the place of women in the Church, and saw that the basic assertion is that it is not, nor ever was, God’s will that woman be in submission. We now continue by looking at the Reformed position. The true Reformed position holds the headship of the […]

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Pella Iowa: Tulips in a Crumbled Castle (2)

In our study of the history of Pella, we have noted the reasons why Reformed believers wanted to leave the Netherlands. In addition to persecution, the farmers suffered from a severe potato blight. What makes Pella unique is the man who led the Reformed believers out of the Netherlands and to the plains of America. […]

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The Book of Nature

A boy. A bike. A beautiful afternoon. Brandon hopped on his Huffy and pedaled down the road. The wind felt good on his face. He pedaled faster. He wondered if a bird felt like this when it soared through the air. He pedaled some more. But birds get tired. So do boys. Brandon stopped near […]

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