Index Volume XLVI (1996)

AUTHORS

Admiraal, James
What is Coming Up at the Christian Reformed Synod 1996?  6:8

Alexander, Paul H.
Let's Keep Our Sunday Evening Worship  4:11

Armstrong, John
Reformation & Preaching  11:6

Blankespoor, John
Prayers of Pruned Branches, The  11:12

Blauw, Richard J.
Synod and the Republican National Convention  9:14

Bogue, Carl W.
Berkouwer: A Hole in the Dike  5:4
Berkouwer and the Battle for the Bible  8:9
Berkouwer: Interpreting the Scripture  9:6
Berkouwer on Providence and Election  7:12
Correlation Versus Systematics  6:18
Dr. John Gerstner Defender of the Faith  4:24

Brouwer, Daniel
CRC Church (Dis )Order  1:10
Seed of Heresy Bears Fruit, The  2:3

Cammenga, Andrew
Challenge and Character of Peacemaking, The  10:4

Cox, Gary
Americans Will Face a Critical Election  10:22
Churches Entertain But Are They Christian?  11:5

De Jong, Peter Y.
In Memoriam: Rev. Henry Vander Kam (1917–1996)  3:5

den Dulk, C. J.
What is the “New Age”?  2:11

Dennison, William D.
Luther and Calvin on Biblical Interpretation  9:3

Feddes, David
Life Support  1:3

Freswick, Casey
Unity in Diversity or Disunity in Unfaithfulness?  1:8

Godfrey, W. Robert
Big Tent, A  9:18
Faith on Trial: The Sufferings of John Calvin  7:19
Godly Compassion  8:16
Help!  5:15
“Holy, Holy, Holy”  4:7
Luther and the Power of the Gospel  11:18
New Alliance, A  6:15
Praise The Lord: Psalm 150  1:13
Reformed Confessions and Today’s Church, The  2:15
Toleration and Schism in the CRC  3:17

Gootjes, N. H.
Calvin on the Inspiration of Scripture: Some Corrections on the Article of W. H. Neuser  4:21

Groenendyk, Jan
Teacher-to-Teacher Letter, A  5:14
Under the Cloak of Unity  10:10

Johnson, Thomas K.
Sexual Revolution: Research and Reflection, The  3:3
Why is Abortion so Persistent?  1:6

Jones, Peter
Bridge Too Far, A  11:12

Madany, Bassam
Reflections on the “Uniqueness of Jesus Christ”  10:13

Markus, John
For the Love of His Church  9:12

Maurina, Darrell Todd
Alliance Minority Declines to Join Federation  1:22
Calvin Theological Seminary Terminates Pro-Gay Professor  11:19
Can Non-Christians be Saved? Reformed Ecumenical Council to Debate Question of Uniqueness of Jesus Christ  7:20
Conservative Interchurch Council Will Study Discipline of Christian Reformed Church for Women’s Ordination  11:22
Former Christian Reformed Congregations Federate to Form “Fellowship of Uniting Reformed Churches”  1:22
Lake Erie asks Synod to Create Committee to Receive Women in Office Overtures and Communications  5:24
Lake Erie Overture Engine Shifts Into Overdrive  6:23
Lake Erie Overtures Synod to Withdraw from North American Presbyterian and Reformed Council  6:23
No Former Synod Officers Delegated to Synod 1996  6:22
Northern Michigan Vetoes Ordination for Mary-Lee Bouma  10:21
Quotes in United Reformed News Service Prompt Classis Hudson to Unseat Rev. Casey Freswick  10:19
Reformed Church in America, Christian Reformed Top Executives Explore Closer Staff Cooperation  6:22
Six Female Seminarians Licensed to Exhort by Calvin Seminary Board  1:23
Special Meeting of RCA’s Muskegon Classis Discusses Homosexuality, Scripture, Salvation Apart from Christ  3:23
Total of Christian Reformed Classes Allowing Women’s Ordination Reaches Thirteen  6:22

Mc Atee, Bret
God, David, and Repentance  5:9
Need for a Sure Word, The  7:16
Outlook on Worship, An  3:4

Monsma, Elaine
Lessons from Haggai  1:14; 2:12; 3:18; 4:23; 5:15; 6:11; 8:15; 10:12; 11:7

Sikkema, Roel
Prominent GKN Minister Regrets Synodical Action  7:18

Sikma, Connie
Reformed Homeschooling  10:11
What Homeschoolers and Traditional Schools Have in Common  9:9
Why I Homeschool  8:3

Sittema, John R.
Able to Teach: A Requirement for Every Elder!!  9:16
Deacons: Another Look at an Important Work  3:19
Deacons at Prayer  8:17
Do “Covenant Theology” and Evangelism Mix?  6:20
Elders and the Worship of God, The  4:13; 5:22
Elders at Prayer  7:17
Pastoring Promise Keepers  11:13
Regaining Pastoral Purpose  2:17
Study Schedule for Elders and Deacons, A  1:17

Thomas, Cal
Abortion’s “Silver Bullet”  9:15
Another Sign Post on the Road to Destruction  7:11
Death Man Walking  5:13
Don’t Drink the Water  8:8
Evolution of the Pope, The  11:10
Ignorance is Not Bliss  2:13
Passing the Point of No Return  10:15
Pro Life Does Not Equal Pro Death  1:7

Tjapkes, Nell
Here I Am Lord, Send Me...But Not There  11:8

Vanden Heuvel, Laurie
Confront—Consolidate—Continue  7:2
Homeschooling as an Educational Choice  8:4; 9:10
Light at the top of the Mast, The  5:3
Music in the Church: Accommodation or Discrimination  11:4
Plants in God’s Garden  4:3
Postscript  10:7

Vanden Heuvel, Thomas
Candles Behind The Wall: Heroes of the Peaceful Revolution that Shattered Communism  6:3
Confront-Consolidate-Continue  7:2
Light at the top of the Mast, The  5:3
Postscript  10:7
Thank God for...Hope  10:3

Vander Hart, Mark
Not one of Salvation?  4:9
Overjoyed Gentiles Worship the Child  11:3

Van Dyk, John
Classis Toronto Examines Ruth Hofman for Ordination as First Female Christian Reformed Minister of the Word  7:22

Van Groningen, Gerard
Christ for Russia/Ukraine  6:4

Van Popta, G. Ph.
Jesus Seminar, The  11:11

Vermeer, John
Dialect of Confessional Indifference, The  1:11; 2:14; 3:9

Venema, Cornelius P.
A-Millennialism  9:20
Christ’s Return and the “Rapture”: Evaluating Dispensationalism  11:14
Dispensational Pre-Millennialism  4:15
Historic Pre-Millennialism  3:12
“It’s Not a Salvation Issue”: A beguiling Phrase with Deadly Consequences  5:18 Post-Millennialism  8:19
Problem with Pre-Millennialism, The  10:15
Re-Writing the Bible and the Confessions to Suit the Dictates of Political Correctness?  6:12
“Signs of the Times” (VIII), The  1:19
Synod 1996: No Turning Back  7:4
What About the “Millennium”? An Introduction  2:20

ARTICLES
Able to Teach: A Requirement for Every Elder!!, J.R. Sittema  9:16
Abortion’s “Silver Bullet,” C. Thomas  9:15
Alliance Minority Declines to Join Federation, D. T. Maurina  1:22
Americans Will Face a Critical Election, G. Cox  10:22
A -Millennialism, C. P. Venema  9:20
Another Sign Post on the Road to Destruction, C. Thomas  7:11
Berkouwer: A Hole in the Dike? C. W. Bogue  5:4
Berkouwer and the Battle for the Bible, C.W. Bogue  8:9
Berkouwer: Interpreting the Scripture, C.W. Bogue  9:6
Berkouwer on Providence and Election, C.W. Bogue  7:12
Biblical Scriptures Concerning Homosexuality  2:8
Big Tent, A, W.R. Godfrey  9:18
Bridge Too Far, A, P. Jones  11:12
Calvin on the Inspiration of Scripture: Some Corrections on the Article of W.H. Neuser, N.H. Gootjes  4:21
Calvin Seminary Professors Send Petition to Classis Grand Rapids East of the CRC  1:23
Calvin Theological Seminary Terminates Pro-Gay Professor, D.T. Maurina  11:19
Can Non-Christians be Saved? Reformed Ecumenical Council to Debate Question of Uniqueness of Jesus Christ, D.T. Maurina  7:20
Candles Behind The Wall: Heroes of the Peaceful Revolution that Shattered Communism, T. Vanden Heuvel  6:3
Challenge and Character of Peacemaking, The, A. Cammenga  10:4
Christ for Russia/Ukraine, G. Van Groningen  6:4
Christian Reformed Synod Upset by Biblical Justification of Homosexuality in Dutch Mother Church  6:24
Christ’s Return and the “Rapture”: Evaluating Dispensationalism, C. P. Venema  11:14
Church Concerns Regarding the “Gay Rights” Issue  2:9
Churches Entertain But Are They Christian, G. Cox  11:5
Classis Hudson Declines to Overture Christian Reformed Synod to Receive Hackensack Church Opposed to Women in Office, D.T. Maurina  10:19
Classis Toronto Examines Ruth Hofman for Ordination as First Female Christian Reformed Minister of the Word, J. Van Dyke  7:22
Confront—Consolidate—Continue, L. and T. Vanden Heuvel  7:2
Congregations form the United Reformed Churches In North America  10:20
Conservative Interchurch Council Will Study Discipline of Christian Reformed Church for Women’s Ordination, D.T. Maurina  11:22
Correlation Verses Systematics, C.W. Bogue  6:18
CRC Church (Dis)Order, D. Brouwer  1:10
Deacons: Another Look at an Important Work, J.R. Sittema  3:19
Deacons at Prayer, J.R. Sittema  8:17
Death Man Walking, C. Thomas  5:13
Dialect of Confessional Indifference, The, J. Vermeer  1:11; 2:14; 3:9
Dispensational Pre-Millennialism, C.P. Venema  4:15
Do “Covenant Theology” and Evangelism Mix? J.R. Sittema  6:20
Don’t Drink the Water, C. Thomas  8:8
Dr. John Gerstner Defender of the Faith, C.W. Bogue  4:24
Dutch Reformed Translation Society Is Established, The  1:23
Eastern A venue Christian Reformed Church Ordains Denomination’s Second Woman Minister  10:18
Elders and the Worship of God, The, J.R. Sittema  4:13; 5:22
Elders at Prayer, J.R. Sittema  7:17
Evolution of the Pope, The, C. Thomas  11:10
Faith on Trial: The Sufferings of John Calvin, W.R. Godfrey  7:19
For the Love of His Church, J. Markus  9:12
Former Christian Reformed Congregations Federate to Form “Fellowship of Uniting Reformed Churches,” D.T. Maurina  1:22
Fruit Bearing Christians  3:6
God, David, and Repentance, B. Mc Atee  5:9
Godly Compassion, W.R. Godfrey  8:16
Help! , W.R. Godfrey  5:15
Here I Am Lord, Send Me...But Not There, N. Tjapkes  11:8
Historic Pre-Millennialism, C.P. Venema  3:12
Hofman Ordained as First Female Christian
Woman Minister  10:19
“Holy, Holy, Holy,” W.R. Godfrey  4:7
Homeschooling as an Educational Choice, L. Vanden Heuvel  8:4; 9:10
Homosexual “Wedding” Ceremony  2:7
Ignorance Is Not Bliss, C. Thomas  2:13
In Memoriam: Rev. Henry Vander Kam (1917–1996), P. Y. De Jong  3:5
Inter-Classical Conference to be Held November 7 and 8  8:23
Interview with Rev. James Bultman  6:6
“It’s Not a Salvation Issue”: A Beguiling Phrase With Deadly Consequences, C.P. Venema  5:18
Jesus Seminar, The, G. Ph. van Popta  11:11
Judge Says Boy Scouts Can Exclude Homosexuals  2:23
Lake Erie Asks Synod to Create Committee to Receive Women in Office Overtures and Communications, D.T. Maurina   5:24
Lake Erie Overture Engine Shifts Into Overdrive, D.T. Maurina  6:23
Lake Erie Overtures Synod to Withdraw from North American Presbyterian and Reformed Council, D.T. Maurina  6:23
L’Engle Hailed at Calvin College Conference  8:24
Lessons from Haggai, E. Monsma  1:14; 2:12; 3:18; 4:23; 5:15; 6:11; 8:15; 10:12; 11:7
Let’s Keep Our Sunday Evening Worship, P.H. Alexander  4:11
Life Support, D. Feddes  1:3
Light at the Top of the Mast, The, T. and L. Vanden Heuvel  5:3
Luther and Calvin on Biblical Interpretation, W.D. Dennison  9:3
Luther and the Power of the Gospel, W.R. Godfrey  11:18
Maine Voters Won't Endorse Measure to Limit Gay Rights  2:23
Music in the Church: Accommodation or Discrimination, L. Vanden Heuvel  11:4
Need For A Sure Word, The, B. Mc Atee  7:16
New Alliance, A, W.R. Godfrey  6:15
No Former Synod Officers Delegated to Synod 1996, D.T. Maurina  6:22
Northern Michigan Vetoes Ordination for Mary-Lee Bouma, D.T. Maurina  10:21
Not One of Salvation?, M. Vander Hart  4:9
Outlook on Worship, An, B. Mc Atee  3:4
Ovetjoyed Gentiles Worship the Child, M. Vander Hart  11:3
Passing the Point of No Return, C. Thomas  10:15
Pastoring Promise Keepers, J.R. Sittema  11:13
Plants in God’s Garden, L. Vanden Heuvel  4:3
Post-Millennialism, C.P. Venema  8:19
Postscript, L. and T. Vanden Heuvel  10:7
Praise the Lord: Psalm 150, W.R. Godfrey  1:13
Prayers of Pruned Branches, The, J. Blankespoor  11:12
Pro Life Does Not Equal Pro Death, C. Thomas  1:7
Problem with Pre-Millennialism, The, C.P. Venema  10:15
Prominent GKN Minister Regrets Synodical Action, R. Sikkema  7:18
Quotes in United Reformed News Service Prompt Classis Hudson to Unseat Rev. Casey Freswick  10:19
Reflections on the “Uniqueness of Jesus Christ,” B. Madany  10:13
Reformation & Preaching, J. Armstrong  11:6
Reformed Church in America, Christian Reformed Top
Executives Explore Closer Cooperation, D.T. Maurina  6:22
Reformed Confessions and Today’s Church, The, W.R. Godfrey  2:15
Reformed Homeschooling, C. Sikma  10:11
Regaining Pastoral Purpose, J. R. Sittema  2:17
Re-Writing the Bible and the Confessions to Suit the Dictates of Political Correctness? C.P. Venema  6:12
Seed of Heresy Bears Fruit, The, D. Brouwer  2:3
Sexual Revolution: Research and Reflection, The, T.K. Johnson  3:3
“Signs of the Times” (VIII), The, C.P. Venema  1:19
Six Female Seminarians Licensed to Exhort by Calvin Seminary Board, D.T. Maurina  1:23
Special Meeting of RCA’s Muskegon Classis Discusses Homosexuality, Scripture, Salvation Apart from Christ, D.T. Maurina  3:23
Study Schedule for Elders and Deacons, A, J.R. Sittema  1:17
Synod and the Republican National Convention, R.J. Blauw  9:14
Synod 1996: No Turning Back, C.P. Venema  7:4
Teacher-to-Teacher Letter, A, J. Groenendyk  5:14
Thank God for...Hope, T. Vanden Heuvel  10:3
Toleration and Schism in the CRC, W.R. Godfrey  3:17
Total of Christian Reformed Classes Allowing Women’s Ordination Reaches Thirteen, D.T. Maurina  6:22
Two More Christian Reformed Churches Secede  10:18
Under the Cloak of Unity, J. Groenendyk  10:10
Unity in Diversity or Disunity in Unfaithfulness? C. Freswick  1:8
What About the “Millennium?” an Introduction, C.P. Venema  2:20
What Homeschoolers and Traditional Schoolers Have In Common, C. Sikma  9:9
What is Coming Up at the Christian Reformed Synod 1996? J. Admiraal  6:8
What is the “New Age”? C.J. den Dulk  2:11
Why I Homeschool, C. Sikma  8:3
Why is Abortion so Persistent? T.K. Johnson  1:6
Youth Services Begins Ministry, Selects Director  7:24

Abortion
Abortion’s “Silver Bullet,” C. Thomas  9:15
Passing the Point of No Return, C. Thomas  10:15
Pro Life Does Not Equal Pro Death, C. Thomas 1:7
Why is Abortion so Persistent? T. K. Johnson  1:6 

Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals
New Alliance, A, W. R. Godfrey  6:15

Alliance of Reformed Churches
Alliance Minority Declines to Join Federation, D.T. Maurina  1:22

Assisted Suicide
Death Man Walking, C. Thomas ........................................... 5: 13

Berkouwer, G.C.
Berkouwer: A Hole in the Dike? C.W. Bogue  5:4
Berkouwer and the Battle for the Bible, C.W. Bogue  8:9
Berkouwer: Interpreting the Scripture, C.W. Bogue  9:6
Berkouwer on Providence and Election, C.W. Boque  7:12
Correlation Versus Systematics, C.W. Bogue  6:18
Light at the Top of the Mast, The, L. and T. Vanden Heuvel  5:3
Postscript, L. and T. Vanden Heuvel  10:7

Bible
Berkouwer and the Battle for the Bible, C.W. Bogue  8:9
Berkouwer: Interpreting the Scripture, C.W. Bogue  9:6
Calvin on the Inspiration of Scripture: Some Corrections on the Article of W. H. Neuser, N.H. Gootjes   4:21
Dialect of Confessional Indifference, The, J. Vermeer  11:11; 2:14; 3:9
“It’s Not a Salvation Issue”: A Beguiling Phrase with Deadly Consequences, C.P. Venema  5:18
Jesus Seminar, The, G. Ph. vanPopta  11:11
Luther and Calvin on Biblical Interpretation, W.D. Dennison  9:3
Need for a Sure Word, The, B. Mc Atee  7:16

Bible, Interpretation of—See Bible

Calvin, John
Calvin on the Inspiration of Scripture: Some Corrections on the Article of W. H. Neuser, N.H. Gootjes  4:21
Faith on Trial: The Sufferings of John Calvin, W.R. Godfrey  7:19
Luther and Calvin on Biblical Interpretation, W.D. Dennison  9:3

Calvin College and Seminary 
Calvin Seminary Professors Send Petition to Classis Grand Rapids East of The CRC  1:23
Calvin Theological Seminary Terminates Pro-Gay Professor, D.T. Maurina  11:19
L’Engle Hailed at Calvin College Conference  8:24
Six Female Seminarians Licensed to Exhort by Calvin Seminary Board, D.T. Maurina  1:23

Christ For Russia/Ukraine
Christ for Russia/Ukraine, G. Van Groningen  6:4
Interview with Rev. James Bultman  6:6

Christian Education
Teacher-to-Teacher Letter, A, J. Groenendyk  5:14

Christian Living
Fruit Bearing Christians  3:6
Plants in God’s Garden, L.Vanden Heuvel  4:3
Prayers of Pruned Branches, The, J. Blankespoor  11:12

Christian Reformed Church
Big Tent, A, W.R. Godfrey  9:18
Calvin Seminary Professors Send Petition to Classis Grand Rapids East of the CRC  1:23
Christian Reformed Synod Upset by Biblical Justification of Homosexuality in Dutch Mother Church  6:24
Classis Hudson Declines to Overture Christian Reformed Synod to Receive Hackensack Church Opposed to Women in Office  10:19
Classis toronto Examines Ruth Hofman for Ordination as First Female Christian Reformed Minister of the Word  7:22
Confront—Consolidate—Continue, L. and T. Vanden Heuvel  7:2
Conservative Interchurch Council Will Study Discipline of Christian Reformed Church for Women’s Ordination, D.T. Maurina  11:22
CRC Church (Dis)Order, D. Brouwer  1:10
Dialect of Confessional Indifference, The, J. Vermeer  1:11; 2:14; 3:9
Eastern A venue Christian Reformed Church Ordains Denomination’s Second Woman Minister  10:18
For the Love of His Church, J. Markus  9:12
Help! W.R. Godfrey  5:15
Hofman Ordained as First Female Christian Woman Minister  10:19
Inter-Classical Conference to be Held November 7 and 8  8:23
“It’s Not a Salvation Issue”: A beguiling Phrase with Deadly Consequences, C.P. Venema  5:18
Lake Erie asks Synod to Create Committee to Receive Women in Office Overtures and Communications, D.T. Maurina  5:24
Lake Erie Overtures Synod to Withdraw from North American Presbyterian and Reformed Council, D.T. Maurina  6:23
Light at the Top of the Mast, The, L. and T. Vanden Heuvel  5:3
Northern Michigan Vetoes Ordination for Mary-Lee Bouma, D.T. Maurina  10:21
Postscript, L. and T. Vanden Heuvel  10:7
Prominent GKN Minister Regrets Synodical Action, R. Sikkema  7:18
Quotes in United Reformed News Service Prompt Classis Hudson to Unseat Rev. Casey Freswick, D.T. Maurina  10:19
Reformed Church in America, Christian Reformed Top Executives Explore Closer Staff Cooperation, D.T. Maurina  6:22
Seed of Heresy Bears Fruit, The, D. Brouwer  2:3
Six Female Seminarians Licensed to Exhort by Calvin Seminary Board, D.T. Maurina  1:23
Toleration and Schism in the CRC, W.R. Godfrey  3:17
Total of Christian Reformed Classes Allowing Women’s Ordination Reaches Thirteen, D.T. Maurina  6:22
Two More Christian Reformed Churches Secede  10:18
Under the Cloak of Unity, J. Groenendyk  10:10
Unity in Diversity or Disunity in Unfaithfulness? C. Freswick  1:8

Christian Reformed Church Synod
Lake Erie Overture Engine Shifts Into Overdrive, D.T. Maurina  6:23
No Former Synod Officers Delegated to Synod 1996, D.T. Maurina  6:22
Not One of Salvation?, M. Vander Hart  4:9
Re-Writing the Bible and the Confessions to Suit Political Correctness? C.P. Venema  6:12
Synod and the Republican National Convention, R.J. Blauw  9:14
Synod 1996: No Turning Back, C.P. Venema  7:4
What Is Coming Up at the Christian Reformed Synod 1996? J. Admiraal  6:8

Christmas—See Jesus Christ—Birth

Church Music
Music in the Church: Accommodation or Discrimination, L. Vanden Heuvel  11:4

Church—Netherlands
Berkouwer: A Hole in the Dike? C.W. Bogue  5:4
Correlation Versus Systematics, C.W. Bogue  6:18
Light at the Top of the Mast, The, L. & T. Vanden Heuvel  5:3

Church Order
CRC Church (Dis)Order, D. Brouwer  1:10

Church—Russia
Christ for RussialUkraine, G. Van Groningen  6:14

Church—Trends in
Reformed Confessions and Today’s Church, The, W.R. Godfrey  2:15

Church—Ukraine
Christ for Russia/Ukraine, G. Van Groningen  6:4

Communism
Candles Behind The Wall: Heroes of the Peaceful Revolution that Shattered Communism, T. Vanden Heuvel  6:3

Confessions
Dialect of Confessional Indifference, The, J. Vermeer  1:11; 2:14; 3:3
Reformed Confessions and Today’s Church, The, W.R. Godfrey  2:15
Re-Writing the Bible and the Confessions to Suit The Dictates of Political Correctness? C.P. Venema  6:12
Covenant Do “Covenant Theology” and Evangelism Mix? J.R. Sittema  6:20

Deacons
Deacons: Another Look at an Important Work, J.R. Sittema  3:19
Deacons at Prayer, J. R. Sittema  8:17

Dispensationalism
Christ’s Return and the “Rapture”: Evaluating Dispensationalism, C.P. Venema  11:14
Dispensational Pre-Millennialism, C.P. Venema  4:15

Divorce
Sexual Revolution: Research and Reflection, The, T.K. Johnson  3:3
Dutch Reformed Translation Society Dutch Reformed Translation Society is Established, The  1:23

Education
Don’t Drink the Water, C. Thomas  8:8
Homeschooling as an Educational Choice, L. Vanden Heuvel  8:4; 9:10
Ignorance is Not Bliss, C. Thomas  2:13
Reformed Homeschooling, C. Sikma  10:11
What Homeschoolers and Traditional Schoolers Have in Common, C. Sikma  9:9
Why I Homeschool, C. Sikma  8:3

Elders
Able to Teach: A Requirement for Every Elder!! J.R. Sittema  9:16
Elders and the Worship of God, The, J.R. Sittema  4:13; 5:22
Elders at Prayer, J. R. Sittema  7:17

Elders and Deacons
Regaining Pastoral Purpose, J.R. Sittema  2:17
Study Schedule for Elders and Deacons, A, J. R. Sittema  1:17

Euthanasia
Death Man Walking, C. Thomas  5:13
Life Support, D. Feddes  1:3

Evangelism
Do “Covenant Theology” and Evangelism Mix? J. R. Sittema  6:20
Here I am Lord, Send Me...But Not There, N.Tjapkes  11:8

Fellowship of Uniting Reformed Churches—See United Reformed Churches in North America

Forgiveness of Sin
God, David, and Repentance, B. Mc Atee  5:9
Form of Subscription Dialect of Confessional Indifference, The, J. Vermeer  1:11; 2:14; 3:9
Free University of Amsterdam Light at the Top of the Mast, The, L. and T. Vanden Heuvel  5:3

Gay Rights
Church Concerns Regarding the “Gay Rights” Issue  2:9
Maine Voters Won’t Endorse Measure to Limit Gay Rights  2:23
Gender Sensitive Language Re-Writing the Bible and the Confessions to Suit the Dictates of Political Correctness? C.P. Venema  6:12
Gerstner, John Dr. John Gerstner Defender of the Faith, C.W. Bogue  4:24

God—Holiness
“Holy, Holy, Holy,” W.R. Godfrey  4:7
Heresy Seed of Heresy Bears Fruit, The, D.Brouwer  2:3

Hermeneutics—See Bible Holiness
“Holy, Holy, Holy,” W.R. Godfrey  4:7
Plants in God's Garden, L. Vanden Heuvel  4:3
Home Schooling Homeschooling as an Educational Choice, L. Vanden Heuvel  8:4; 9:10
Reformed Homeschooling, C. Sikma  10:11
What Homeschoolers and Traditional Schoolers Have in Common, C. Sikma  9:9
Why I Homeschool, C. Sikma  8:3
Homosexuality Another Sign Post on the Road to Destruction, C. Thomas  7:11
Biblical Scriptures Concerning Homosexuality  2:8
Send Petition to Classis Grand Rapids East of the CRC  1:23
Calvin Theological Seminary Terminates Pro-Gay Professor, D.T. Maurina  11:19
Christian Reformed Synod Upset by Biblical Justification of Homosexuality in Dutch Mother Church  6:24
Church Concerns Regarding the “Gay Rights” Issue  2:9
Homosexual “Wedding” Ceremony  2:7
Judge Says Boy Scouts Can Exclude Homosexuals  2:23
Maine Voters Won’t Endorse Measure to Limit Gay Rights  2:23

Inspiration—See Bible

Jesus Christ
Can Non-Christians be Saved? Reformed Ecumenical Council to Debate Questions of Uniqueness of Jesus Christ, D.T. Maurina  7:20
Godly Compassion, W.R. Godfrey  8:16
Reflections on the “Uniqueness of Jesus Christ,” B. Madany  10:13

Jesus Christ—Birth
Overjoyed Gentiles Worship the Child, M. Vander Hart  11:3

Jesus Seminar
Jesus Seminar, The, G. Ph. van Popta  1:11

Judgment
“Signs of the Times” (VIII), The, C.P. Venema  1:19

Last Things
A-Millennialism, C.P. Venema  9:20
Christ’s Return and the “Rapture”: Evaluating Dispensationalism, C.P. Venema  11:14
Dispensational Pre-Millennialism, C.P. Venema  4:15
Historic Pre-Millennialism, C.P. Venema  3:12
“Signs of the Times” (VIII), The, C.P. Venema  1:19
Post -Millennialism, C.P. Venema  8:19
Problem with Pre-Millennialism, The, C.P. Venema  10:15
What About the “Millennium?” an Introduction, C.P. Venema  2:20

Lord’s Day—See Sabbath

Luther, Martin
Luther and Calvin on Biblical Interpretation, W.D. Dennison  9:3
Luther and the Power of the Gospel, W.R. Godfrey  11:18

Meditations
Challenge and Character of Peacemaking, The, A. Cammenga  10:4
Lessons from Haggai, E. Monsma  1:14; 2:12; 3:18; 4:23; 5:15; 6:11; 8:15; 10:12; 11:7
Overjoyed Gentiles Worship the Child, M. Vander Hart  11:3
Thank God for...Hope, T. Vanden Heuvel  10:3

NAPARC (North American Presbyterian and Reformed Council)
Conservative Interchurch Council Will Study Discipline of Christian Reformed Church for Women’s Ordination, D.T. Maurina  11:22
Lake Erie Overtures Synod to Withdraw from North American Presbyterian and Reformed Council, D.T. Maurina  6:23

New Age Movement
L’Engle Hailed at Calvin College Conference  8:24
What is the “New Age”? C.J. den Dulk  2:11

Peacemaking
Challenge and Character of Peacemaking, The, A. Cammenga  10:4
Politics-Christian View of Americans Will Face a Critical Election, G. Cox  10:22
Bridge Too Far, A, P. Jones  11:12

Preaching
Reformation & Preaching, J. Armstrong  11:6

Predestination
Berkouwer on Providence and Election, C.W. Bogue  7:12

Prison Ministries
Here I Am Lord, Send Me...But Not There, N. Tjapkes  11:8

Promise Keepers
Pastoring Promise Keepers, J.R. Sittema  11:13

Providence
Berkouwer on Providence and Election, C.W. Bogue  7:12

Reformed Church in America
Reformed Church in America, Christian Reformed Top Executives Explore Closer Staff Cooperation, D.T. Maurina  6:22
Special Meeting of RCA’s Muskegon Classis Discusses Homosexuality, Scripture, Salvation Apart from Christ, D.T. Maurina  3:23

Reformed Church of the Netherlands
Calvin Theological Seminary Terminates Pro-Gay Professor, D.T. Maurina  11:19
Christian Reformed Synod Upset by Biblical Justification of Homosexuality in Dutch Mother Church 6:24
Light at the Top of the Mast, The, L. and T. Vanden Heuvel  5:3
Reformed Churches in America Reformed Confessions and Today's Church, The, W.R. Godfrey  2:15

Reformed Ecumenical Council
Can Non-Christians be Saved? Reformed Ecumenical Council to Debate Question of Uniqueness of Jesus Christ, D.T. Maurina  7:20

Reformed Faith
Dutch Reformed Translation Society is Established, The  1:23
Reformed Confessions and Today’s Church, The, W.R. Godfrey  2:15

Reformed Youth Services
Youth Services Begins Ministry, Selects Director  7:24

Repentance
God, David, and Repentance, B. Mc Atee  5:9

Roman Catholicism
Evolution of the Pope, The, C. Thomas  11:10

Sabbath
Let’s Keep Our Sunday Evening Worship, P. H. Alexander  4:11
Salvation-Doctrine of Godly Compassion, W.R. Godfrey  8:16
Reflections on the “Uniqueness of Jesus Christ,” B. Madany  10:13

“Salvation Issue”
“It’s Not a Salvation Issue”: A Beguiling Phrase with Deadly Consequences, C.P. Venema  5:18
Not One of Salvation? M. Vander Hart  4:9

Schism, Separation
Toleration and Schism in the CRC, W.R. Godfrey  3:17

Sexual Revolution
Sexual Revolution: Research and Reflection, The, T. K. Johnson  3:3

Systematic Theology
Correlation Verses Systematics, C.W. Bogue  6:18

Truth
“It’s Not a Salvation Issue”: A Beguiling Phrase with Deadly Consequences, C.P. Venema  5:18

United Reformed Churches in North America
Alliance Minority Declines to Join Federation, D.T. Maurina  1:22
Congregations form the United Reformed Churches in North America  10:20
Former Christian Reformed Congregations Federate to form “Fellowship of Uniting Reformed Churches”  1:22

Unity
Under the Cloak of Unity, J. Groenendyk  10:10
Unity in Diversity or Disunity in Unfaithfulness, C. Freswick  1:8
Vander Kam, Henry In Memoriam: Rev. Henry Vander Kam (1917–1996), P.Y. De Jong  3:5

Weddings
Homosexual “Wedding” Ceremony  2:7

Women in Ecclesiastical Office
Classis Hudson Declines to Overture Christian Reformed Synod to Receive Hackensack Church Opposed to Women in Office, D.T. Maurina  10:19
Classis toronto Examines Ruth Hofman for Ordination as First Female-Christian Reformed Minister of the Word, 7:22
Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church Ordains Denomination’s Second Woman Minister, 10:18
Hofman Ordained as First Female Christian Woman Ministe, D.T. Maurina  10:19
Lake Erie Asks Synod to Create Committee to Receive Women in Office Overtures and Communications, D.T. Maurina  5:24
Northern Michigan Vetoes Ordination for Mary-Lee Bouma, D.T. Maurina  10:21
Six Female Seminarians Licensed to Exhort by Calvin Seminary Board, D. T. Maurina ........................................ 1:23
Total of Christian Reformed Classes Allowing Women’s Ordination Reaches Thirteen, D. T. Maurina  6:22

Worship
Churches Entertain but Are They Christian? G. Cox  11:5
Elders and the Worship of God, The, J.R. Sittema  4:13; 5:22
Let's Keep Our Sunday Evening Worship, P.H. Alexander  4:11
Music in the Church: Accommodation or Discrimination, L. VandenHeuvel  11:4
Outlook on Worship, An, B. Mc Atee  3:4
Praise the Lord: Psalm 150, W.R. Godfrey  1:13

Young People
Youth Services Begins Ministry, Selects Director  7:24

BOOK REVIEWS
Bransford, Stephen: Gay Politics vs. Colorado and America: The Inside Story of Amendment 2  2:24
Frame, John M.: Van Til: An Analysis of His Thought (W. Edgar)  3:23
Jones, Peter: Gnostic Empire Strikes Back, The (C. J. Den Dulk)  2:11
Neuser, W. H., Ed: Calvinus Sacrae Scripturae Professor: Calvin as Confessor of Holy Scripture (N. H. Gootjes)  3:21
Vander Kam, Henry: Schilder: Preserver of the Faith (T. Vanden Heuvel)  10:23
Van Kuiked: Claris: Battle to Destroy Truth (L. Vanden Heuvel)  8:24

SCRIPTURE REFERENCES
Psalm 13 — 10:3
Psalm 51 — 5:9
Psalm 150 — 1:13
Haggai 1:1–5 — 1:14
Haggai 1:2 — 3:18
Haggai 1:6 — 2:12
Haggai 1:8 — 4:23
Haggai 1:9–11 — 5:15
Haggai 1:12–15 — 6:11
Haggai 2:1–5 — 8:15
Haggai 2:14 — 10:12
Haggai 2:21–22 — 11:7

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