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Reverend

Rev. Stewart is a minister of the Protestant Reformed Churches, presently working in Northern Ireland. This editorial was originally published in the Covenant Reformed News (October 2002, vol. 9, issue 6). Several readers have inquired about the propriety of using the title “Reverend” of ministers. One cited Psalm 111:9, which says of God: “holy and […]

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Bible Paper

Lisa is a tenth grade student at Covenant Day School in Charlotte, North Carolina. She wrote this essay for Bible class. The Scripture principally teaches what man is to believe concerning God and what duty God requires of man. We are able to see this truth even in the first few books of the Bible. […]

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Purify Your Hearts

The Lord commands us in His word Our hearts to purify. This task seems insurmountable; I pray: O how can I Fulfill this admonition, Lord? I am so weak, yea, dead, Unable to accomplish aught, But violate instead. Yet since He has commanded it (I know His faithfulness) He also will supply the means; In […]

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Rev. Richard J. Smit

Like many other second generation Dutch Canadians, my story would not be complete if I did not begin it with the immigration of my parents from “the old country.” In 1951, a young fellow of 17 years and his mother, left the island of Terschelling in Friesland, the Netherlands, to immigrate to Canada. These were […]

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The Sixth Petition

B. van Herk is from Wainuiomata, New Zealand. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. This sixth and last petition is part of the most perfect and intimate prayer in the whole of Scripture. The Lord Himself taught this prayer to his disciples, as recorded in Luke 11:1-4. In this passage […]

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Watching Daily At My Gates

March 1 Read II Timothy 1:12-14 For our meditations this month we will treat the topic of faith. This great gift of God has many aspects. We hope to define it, examine it, determine whom the objects are, what it produces, how it is worked, and in whom is this faith exemplified in Scripture. It […]

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Arminianism (12) Singing Sound Doctrine

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour.” That is the admonition of I Peter 5:8 to the believer in this world who is surrounded by lies and the very real threat of being deceived. One way in which the believer heeds this […]

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“Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.” Exodus 20:16 “Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another…Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.” […]

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I arrived at the YMCA camp both enthused and apprehensive. Enthused about developing new friendships, renewing old ones, and enjoying the fellowship often found at conventions. Apprehensive about what the conventioneers would act like. Would they be willing to attend meetings, willing to discuss the subjects presented, courteous and respectful, willing to follow the dress […]

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