December

Call His Name Jesus

But while he thought about these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take to you Mary your wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.... next...

Sound Bites Torch and Trumpet 1957

January 1957 “It has pleased God to build His Church out of the church. This is one of the great blessings which God has given His people.” * * * * * “There is sometimes the tendency on the part of parents to entrust this training... next...

Teen Scene: It's a Wonderful Life

And this will be the sign to you: You will find a Babe wrapped in swaddling cloths, lying in a manger. Luke 2:12 One evening, when I was in high school, I went over to a friend’s house. It was around Christmas time and his family was watching... next...

Doctrinal Sensitivity

Editor’s Note: In 1957, the Torch and Trumpet celebrated the centennial of the Christian Reformed Church by presenting a series of articles concerning “The Pillars of Our Church.” Rev. Henry Van Til wrote an incredibly insightful... next...

Mid-America: An Academy with a Vocational Aim

The following is the text of Cornelis P. Venema’s inaugural address as the first president of Mid-America Reformed Seminary, September 27, 2001. The address will be printed, D.V., in three parts. Rev. Blauw, members of the Board of Trustees,... next...

Like Apples of Gold in Settings of Silver (Part 3)

Magazines In our continuing look at the advancements of the Reformed faith in America, we cannot only talk about denominations and ministries. We should also look at magazines, which in addition to The Outlook, have a widespread influence.... next...

Pitching Tents Near Sodom

In Genesis 13:12, we read: “Abram lived in the land of Canaan, while Lot lived among the cities of the plain and pitched his tents near Sodom.” To get the full gravity of Lot’s act of having pitched his tents near Sodom, one... next...

Book Reviews

Herman Hanko. For Thy Truth’s Sake: A Doctrinal History of the Protestant Reformed Churches. Grandville, MI: Reformed Free Publishing Association, 2000. xxvi + 541 pp. including index. $39.95 Seventy-five years of God’s blessing!... next...
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