Christmas Riches

2 Corinthians 8:9: “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich.” Have you heard the story about a lady who bought... next...

The Character of the Twentieth Century: A Reformed Review

As the twentieth century draws to a close many observers are commenting on the character and accomplishments of this one hundred-year period. Is it the century of the computer or of the atom? Is it the century of man in space or of women? Is... next...

The Sabbath Institution (II): Its Observance

It is sometimes said, and it is said by good men, we do not now, under this economy, observe the Sabbath as strictly as was required of the people of Israel under the Old Testament. This statement of the case needs examination, and careful distinction... next...

What Teenagers Really Want

Two Southern California teachers, disgusted by the wave of violence among teenagers, set off on a tour of 50 cities to interview adolescents in an attempt to discover the causes and possible cures. Forty-nine-year-old Howard Haas and forty-eight-year-old... next...

Preparing the Church for the 21st Century

We have been hearing much about the need to prepare for Y2K. Will the computer systems of our country and the world be ready for the dramatic challenges they face as the midnight hour approaches? Industry, banking, service organizations, churches,... next...

Book Review: An Enterprising Life

AN ENTERPRISING LIFE, Jay Van Andel. Zondervan Publishing (Harperbusiness), 1998, $24 USA, $32 Canada, 234 pages. Reviewed by John H. Piersma. Readers of The Outlook must wonder why a book of this kind is reviewed in a “journal devoted... next...

Feed My Lambs: Parent “Potters”

Pottery-making is one of the oldest human crafts, one which has remained basically unchanged in procedure throughout the centuries. The potter takes soft clay which will yield to his molding and "throws" it on a wheel which he can turn by means... next...

The Shepherd’s Staff: What Are We For?

Usually in this column, I write very practically, reviewing issues of specific re evance for the daily and weekly work of elders and deacons in the Lord's church. It is my prayerful intent to continue to do just that in future issues. Except... next...

What We Believe: Concomitants of the Second Advent New Heaven and New Earth (II)

ALL THINGS MADE NEW Consistent with the biblical emphasis upon the reconciliation of heaven and earth, the future state will be one in which all things, whether in heaven or on earth, will have been renewed. The whole creation, heaven and earth,... next...

Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Did you know that there is a pastor in the Triad who is using the book of Nostradarnus as a resource for his preaching? He’s also predicted that the return of Christ will be next year and World War III will commence before the end of this... next...
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