December

Book Briefs available from Banner of Truth

THE CROSS HE BORE by Frederick S. Leahy Paperback, 96pp, $6.99 ISBN 0 85151 693 9 THE CROSS HE BORE is a series of meditative studies on the passion of Jesus Christ, tracing His experience from the agony of the Garden of Gethsemane to the... next...

Church & World December 1996

CALVIN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY TERMINATES PRO-GAY PROFESSOR GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (November 21, 1996) URNS – Dutch theologian Dr. Jan Veenhof arrived at Calvin Seminary this fall with widespread fanfare as the seminary’s second-ever “distinguished... next...

Luther and the Power of the Gospel

1996 marks the 450th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther. The pioneering reformer breathed his last on February 18, 1546. He was 62 years old. Luther’s last word was a convinced “Yes” to the question put to him by one... next...

Christ’s Return and the “Rapture”: Evaluating Dispensationalism (1)

No evaluation of dispensational premillennialism may ignore its teaching of a two-phased return of Christ, the first phase of which is commonly known as the rapture. This feature of dispensationalism is its most popular and widely known aspect.... next...

Pastoring Promise Keepers

In the last couple of years, I have, like most readers of The Outlook, watched with fascination the Promise Keepers movement. I have stood in amazement at an organization that gathers 50 to 60 thousand men together for 16 hours on a weekend... next...

A Bridge Too Far

Just which god was Mr. Clinton asking to bless America? The Democratic convention’s centrist sound gave people what they wanted to hear, but confirmed a dismal trend in Western civilization. Behind the dulling rhetoric about families and... next...

The Jesus Seminar

Twice per year over the last decade, a group of 75 self-appointed Bible scholars have gotten together in “The Jesus Seminar” to discuss what can be known about the man called Jesus of Nazareth. Co-chaired by retired University of... next...

The Evolution of the Pope

Pope John Paul II, who courageously stood against the tyranny of Soviet communism, has succumbed in his declining years to the tyranny of evolutionary scientists who claim we are related to monkeys. However the Catholic Church spins this one,... next...

Here I Am Lord, Send Me...But Not There

A familiar childhood prayer closes with these words, “If I should die before I wake, I pray Thee, Lord, my soul to take.” Now consider this modification: “If I should die before I live, I ask, O Lord, what then?” One... next...

Lessons from Haggai (#10): Haggai 2:21–22

“...I will shake the heavens and tile earth. I will overturn royal thrones and shatter the power of the foreign kingdoms. I will overthrow chariots and their drivers; horses and their riders will fall...” Haggai 2:21–22 Awful,... next...
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