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Holding Fast Our Profession

Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the             heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession. Hebrews 4:14   Young people today, more than ever before, are being tempted to leave what they profess. Quite often it is in the way of marrying someone […]

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An Exhortation to Walk Honestly

Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation (I Peter 2:11, 12). Peter […]

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Let the Word Rule You

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom (Col. 3:16a). In this text the apostle Paul is exhorting the Colossians to be heavenly minded. They and all God’s children are to put off the old man and put on the new man, that they look not to the things of the […]

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Drawing Nigh to God

“Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded. Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness. […]

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Stewards and Stewardship

God called us into being, made us what we are and set us in that particular place in which he would set us in the midst of his creation. Our task is the work that he has laid upon us. Our strength is the strength that he is willing to give us in his sustaining […]

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And the Tongue is a Fire

And the Tongue Is a Fire… “And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell” (James 3:6). As we have heard many times in church […]

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Amalgamation

“And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose” (Gen. 6:1, 2). The calling of God’s people is […]

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Be Firm in the Truth

That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ (Eph. […]

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Just a Job or a Calling?

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called (Ephesians 4:1). With these words the Apostle Paul begins the fourth chapter of his letter to the saints in the church at Ephesus. Paul divides his letter into two major parts, a doctrinal part and […]

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Video Game Violence (2)

Last month we ended with the words, “players need to stop trifling with salvation, sin and hell; there are eternal consequences involved.” “Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven” (Matt. 7:21). “For rebellion […]

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Video Game Violence

They’re only games, aren’t they? Everybody plays them, from young children to adults. They’re just fun entertainment! Well, let’s take a closer look to see if these statements are true. First, we gain some wisdom from the story of the frog in the pot on the stove. It becomes acclimatized to the temperature as the […]

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Rev. Rodney Miersma

On May 2, 1945, Rev. Rodney Miersma was born in Luverne, Minnesota. His parents are Henry and Ann Miersma who now live in Rock Valley, Iowa. Rev Miersma grew up in Edgerton, Minnesota. While he was growing up, Rev Miersma attended the Free Christian School in Edgerton, Minnesota through the eighth grade. Then he attended […]

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Baptism: A Sign and Seal to Believers

Holy Baptism is one of the two sacraments which the Lord Jesus Christ instituted in the church at the end of his earthly ministry. After his resurrection and just prior to his ascension he gave commandment to his disciples, saying, “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, […]

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Personal Witness in Our Daily Lives

We must be witnesses. Immediately we think of the many modern missionary calls to stand on the street corner or to go from house to house knocking on doors and handing out tracts. But such is not the thrust of this article. I was asked to write an article dealing with the personal witness in […]

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Dordt College – My College

Some time ago I was asked whether I would write an article on my impressions of Dordt College of which I am presently a student. In regard to this question I can say that, in general, Dordt has made a very favorable impression on me. First, and most important is the fact that Dordt has […]

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