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Watching Daily At My Gates

November 3 Read II Corinthians 13:1-6 As Paul comes to the close of this epistle he comes back to two thoughts that he has addressed before. First of all, he shows them that sin cannot go uncorrected. In today’s day and age no less than in the day of this epistle, people are allowed to […]

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The Heidelberg Reformers – Too Young?

The work of God in history is always an amazing and awe-inspiring thing. But there are certain times in the history of the church that truly make the believer’s jaw hit the floor in astonishment at the wonderwork of God. “God did what?” “He did this when?” “He used that man? Of all people, that […]

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Strength Found in Unity

“For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ” (I Corinthians 12:12). A certain young man was in a dire predicament. He was in the middle of a vast desert, far out of reach of any other […]

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Because it negates any argument for antithetical instruction, indeed, is the sworn foe of all antithetical instruction; because it destroys the antithesis in the lives of the members of the church; because it devastates the safety of the church; because it brings the world into the church, the Protestant Reformed Churches—and every member of the […]

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Gottschalk – Lone Voice in the Night (2)

The young monk bent over the manuscript he was copying and sighed. He heard the birds singing their springtime songs and looked out the window. He looked down at his writing again. He had practiced on a cookbook and had done a fine enough job to be assigned texts from Augustine and other church fathers. […]

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Black Cloudless Night

Black cloudless night Earth turns and it gets Brighter slowly slowly the Sun peeks Over Horizon in orange and pinks Shadows disappear and birds Fly To greet the day as it goes by Heads turn to feel the Warmth as rays slant across an open page A frail hand fingers the pages of the one […]

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God reveals two important events in Scripture which took place in the tenth century: Adam’s death at 930 years old, 30 years into the tenth century, and Enoch’s translation into heaven fifty-seven years after Adam died. For this segment of history we will consider those years of Adam’s growing old to his death. Next time, […]

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