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Christmas on the Coast

Have you ever been on the coast in the month of December? Most of us avoid it at that time of year. I have often worked in snowstorms on the shore right next to the lake. There is nothing like it. The waves crash and the wind roars and the lake effect snow blows parallel […]

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Ephphatha

Hi, my name is Kerri. I am a deaf and mute college girl who has learned to hear and speak. I want to tell you my story. It was a few years back now that I was attending the world’s largest deaf-mute college in Washington, D.C. Having been there one year I was due back […]

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Study Proverbs This Society Season

Study for Week #13: Stewardship Texts from Proverbs: 3:9, 10; 3:27, 28; 10:4, 5; 11:24-26; 12:11; 12:27; 19:6, 17; 22:9; 27:23-27; 28:27 Questions to help “the word of Christ dwell in you richly:”  About Stewardship: a.  What is a steward? b.  How are we stewards? (does God give us more than money that we are […]

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Isaiah 53

Man of Sorrows, acquainted with grief, Despised, rejected of men, Even His death as a common thief Speaks to us ever again: No fault of His, ‘twas our sins He bore, For our transgressions, slain, For us the crown of thorns He wore; In our place suffered pain. Isaiah said we all like sheep In […]

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Watching Daily At My Gates

December 1 Read John 4:46-54 As we come into the month in which we celebrate the greatest miracle of all-that of the Incarnation, let us spend a few moments pondering this miracle of healing. Do we have the faith of the nobleman? Do we continue in prayer daily for our needs? Is hearing the Word […]

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By Fire

The fire is inescapable. It laps at my skin. My head is screaming for help but no voice escapes. My throat is dry and parched. My mouth is pasty. I try to scream again. Again there is nothing, no voice, no sound, nothing. My stomach is reeling because of the pain that surrounds my body. […]

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Arminianism (10) God’s Efficacious Grace

We are now up to the latter portion of the Third and Fourth Heads of the Canons. In the previous article we dealt with the doctrine of man’s total depravity. Now we will move on to man’s conversion to God and the manner thereof. It is not surprising that just as the Arminians have exalted […]

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Perspectives on Preaching

Jonathan is a member of South Holland Protestant Reformed Church in South Holland, Illinois. This article was written as a scholarship essay. It is the case that, in virtually anything, reality can be viewed from multiple perspectives. A banker or businessman traveling Eurorail from Amsterdam, Holland to Berlin, Germany might have viewed the magnificent tulips […]

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The Synod of Dordrecht

This picture is probably the best one made of the day of the opening of the Synod of Dordrecht, on November 13, 1618. It is an engraving made by F. Schillemans, who carefully reproduced the clothing, faces and behavior of all those who were there together. Among them were 26 theologians from other countries and […]

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