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Christ the Same!

Hebrews 13:8 “Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.”   Everything had changed! For the early Jewish New Testament Christians who had embraced Jesus Christ by faith, everything in life had changed. Young and old alike, Jewish Christians were shamed by their synagogues, were cast away from their communities, and were […]

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Herman Hoeksema (HH), the minister of the gospel whom Jesus Christ used to found the Protestant Reformed Churches in America (PRC), is little recognized by the Reformed and Presbyterian community of churches or, with the rare exception, by prominent Reformed or Presbyterian theologians. Indeed, there is a conspiracy of silence, to keep him hidden from […]

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Issue at Hand, November 2020

Winston Churchill famously said a politician should be judged by the animosities he excites among his opponents. According to that rule, President Donald Trump’s first term has been a runaway success. For many of our readers, this is the first election in which they get to vote. And they have picked a doozy. Trump v. […]

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Not every question can be answered by appealing directly to a text of scripture. The Bible has nothing to say about the modern practice of voting. At the time when the Bible was written, the government was either a theocracy, where God ruled in Israel through a hereditary monarchy and priesthood, or God’s people were […]

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Elections Matter

Have you had your second tower moment? You need not have a memory of that day to grasp the concept. When the first plane flew into the World Trade Center tower on September 11, 2001, it was thought by many to have been a tragic accident. When the news broke that the second tower had […]

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I would like to respond to the article “What Does Evangelism Really Look Like?” in the July 2020 issue. I appreciate the enthusiasm for evangelism that Miss Kuiper displayed, particularly on a college campus where the gospel is so despised. It is easy for us to become complacent, since we are so comfortable in our […]

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The Institution and Function of the Civil Government The subject we explore in this article is the civil government. A wide range of perspectives on government exists both in the world and in the church. Many are quite negative. It is important for Reformed young people to have a biblically informed perspective on government. To […]

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