February

Abortion, The Sexual Revolution and Postmodernism (I)

This past January those of us who are us citizens had to sadly acknowledge that abor· tion has been widely and legally available for a full 25 years. In spite of the diligent efforts of many of our “prolifers,” some 30 to... next...

Blessing in Disguise

The months took their time, as I knew they would; I never glowed like they told me I should. Depression, it came and it went as it pleased, And I still couldn't bring myself to get on my knees. Still angry inside, the day finally came; I bore... next...

OBEDIENCE: The First Two Uses of the Law (I)

Keep me from falsehood, let Thy law With me in grace abide; The way of faithfulness I choose, Thy precepts are my guide. I cleave unto Thy truth, O Lord; From shame deliver me; In glad obedience I will live Through strength bestowed by Thee.1... next...

The Best of Times and The Worst of Times

We live in the best of times. That’s a short statement, but a statement which carries with it a long list of possibilities. It’s not very difficult to name just a few of the blessings which we daily accept as a matter of fact. We... next...

The Holy Spirit and the Teachings of Jesus (VIII)

Knowing the Spirit of revival has to do with the personal reception of the Holy Spirit. It is a matter of the mind, first of all, and then of the heart. The mind is confronted by the Word of God and the heart believes. You may ask why the mind... next...

The History and Meaning of Semper Reformanda

The Latin phrase Ecdesia reformata, semper reformanda “The church reformed must always be reformed”—originated in 17th-century Holland. Its use in that context makes our contemporary habit of quoting it to justify significant... next...

Robert L. Dabney Remembered 100 Years After His Death

January 1998 marks the 100th anniversary of the death of notable Southern Presbyterian theologian, Robert L. Dabney. Dabney was a lively, zealous and influential churchman of his day, though one often unknown by contemporary Reformed Christians... next...

What We Believe: Concomitants of the Second Advent: The Resurrection of the Body (I)

With this article in our series on the Bible's teaching regarding the future, we take up a new and final subject. As I noted in my introduction to this series, the Bible’s teaching about the future may be divided into two broad areas,... next...

Church & World: Nurse Who Witnessed Partial-Birth Abortion Now Travels Nation to Condemn the Practice

ST. PAUL, Minn. (EP) — Nurse Brenda Pratt Shafer opened some eyes last year on Capitol Hill. Her eyewitness account of partial-birth abortion convinced even some normally pro-choice lawmakers to vote to ban the procedure. Now, Shafer travels... next...

Book Review: The Psalter

It is no surprise that Psalm singing is in serious decline in Reformed and Presbyterian churches today, With some notable exceptions. These churches have traditionally been involved with singing the 150 Psalms along with good sturdy hymns. There... next...
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