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Our Father is Sovereign

Our God has created us and He has created the world in which we live. He created all things for His own glory. He created us so that we might know Him and enter into His eternal covenant fellowship. To this end, He has revealed Himself to us in His Word and He works within […]

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Amy is a member of South Holland Protestant Reformed Church in South Holland, Illinois. 2000 Protestant Reformed Scholarship essay. In society today, there is an increasing pressure upon parents to enable their children to receive the best education possible. They feel that the voucher system would help them, and maybe it would. But, as Christians, […]

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The Fourth Man (2)

Chapter 2 The Farm Behind The Linden Tree In the meantime Maarten went on his way alone. Soon he left the Moleneind and turned left into the Looseind. Slowly he trudged through the loose sand, his hands deep in his pockets, his cap indifferently on the back of his head. He felt humiliated and unjustly […]

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The Song of Zion

A Psalter-Psalm Devotional of Praise to Our Sovereign, Covenant God December 1 Read John 15:16-19 James 1:1 We begin this series of meditations on the general epistle of James, with the prayer that we may better understand what the Spirit is saying to the church of Jesus Christ, of which we are living members, and […]

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Psalter 106 – Chastened Submission

We return this month to Psalm 39 and look at verses 7-13. We remember how last month we looked at the frailty of life and the importance of not focusing on earthly things. We proceed then to learning submission to the will of God. The Psalm returns to a discussion of prayer to God. There […]

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Rev. George Lanting

Lammert and Minke (Boersma) Lanting were blessed with the birth of Rev. George Lanting at their home in Lansing, Illinois on July 28, 1922. Rev. Lanting attended Munster Christian School in Munster, Indiana. He spent his high school years at the regional Thornton Fractional Township High School. Rev. Lanting grew up during the Great Depression […]

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Thankfulness to God

Many things in abundance, we must be thankful for His beauty in creation, we hear the oceans roar Each flower in its splendor, each bird up in the tree Show our Maker’s majesty, How thankful we must be. The rain in the springtime allows the crops to grow The sun up in the sky, and […]

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The Office of Elder

Rev. Hanko is missionary/pastor of Covenant Protestant Reformed Church in Northern Ireland. Reprinted from the mission newsletter circulated in the UK by Covenant PRC. Scripture uses two different words for elder. One word, translated “elder” (Acts 14:23, 15:2, 4, 6, etc., I Tim. 5:1, 17, 19, Tit. 1:5, Jas. 5:14, I Pet. 5:1) is the […]

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Tulip (5)

The pleasant clink of ice cubes in glasses of lemonade added to the refreshing break that Krystal and her family enjoyed together. Much work around the house and yard had been done, but much work was still left to do. “Another letter?” Father asked. “Yes,” said Mother, “we’re up to the I in TULIP—irresistible grace.” […]

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