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Watching Daily At My Gates

May 13   Read Mark 11 We now come to Mark’s account of the passion week, the week in which Christ walked toward the cross for our salvation because of his love and the love of the Father. As has been pointed out before, Mark is the gospel of action. We see that in these closing […]

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The Pittsburgh Mission

The paragraphs below are a written adaptation of the verbal testimony I gave at Faith Protestant Reformed Church as a portion of Reverend Bruinsma’s larger presentation concerning the mission work in Pittsburgh. While reviewing the actual transcription of my testimony and as I went back to amend it to a more reader-friendly version, I did […]

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The Pilgrim’s Plea

His soul borne down by sorrow’s load The pilgrim treads life’s weary road, Assailed by doubts and fears.   But when sin thrusts him side to side And tempts his heart with lofty pride He calls on one who hears.   His King, the Rock on whom he stands The Cornerstone, the Son of man, […]

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Strangers and Sojourners – Alone

Strangers and sojourners often travel the road of life alone. That road is so narrow that no one can travel it except in single file. The road is no freeway or smooth highway that lends itself to high speeds and a rapid destination. Rather, as we have previously observed, the path of strangers and sojourners […]

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“I don’t think it’s a very religious story. I think it’s a great fable that’s part of so many different religions and spiritual practices. I just think it’s a great story that’s never been on film.” “It’s about environmental apocalypse which is the biggest theme, for me, right now for what’s going on on this […]

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Letter to a Dating Young Man

Dear son, Now that you have been dating for a while, I thought now would be a good time to remind you of some of the discussions we’ve had on this topic.  Before you started dating, remember all of those important things we talked about?  Remember how we even read in God’s word that part […]

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Interview with Rev. Henry deMots (2)

  MHH:  Those were some excellent answers.  I do have a couple of questions, though.  Still on this subject of common grace (and in the context of your comments about what Bavinck wrote), after having lived a very long life and having been in the ministry for as many years as you were, when you […]

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Got Music?

Do, re, me, fa, so, la, ti, do.  Do those words mean anything to you?  You may recognize these as the words that designate the eight tones of a musical scale. Are you someone who knows how to play the piano or some other musical instrument?  Many of you have had the opportunity to take […]

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Federation Board Update

In addition to the regular business of the federation Board, we are presently working on the upcoming convention and future conventions.  We are eagerly looking forward to the convention this year, which will be held at Hope PR church of Redlands, CA.  Their theme will be “Living in the Last Days” from 1 Thessalonians 5:1–8. […]

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Editor’s Notes

In my introduction to the oral history under the “Goodly Heritage” rubric (March, 2014) I stated that copies of both the verbal and transcription versions of the interviews are available from the PRCA archives. Due to a misunderstanding, this statement is inaccurate. My apologies.

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