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The Bond Between the Christian and Christ’s Church (1), Belgic Confession, Article 28

Introduction Our good and glorious Creator has vested His creation with bonds that are embedded right into the fabric of nature. For example, in chemistry we see bonds that allow different substances to work together or even react to make new... next...

Bavinck the Dogmatician: The Nature and Punishment of Sin (1)

Bavinck’s treatment of the doctrine of sin consists of four parts: 1) the origin of sin; 2) the spread of sin; 3) the nature of sin; and 4) the punishment of sin. In my previous articles, we considered the topics of the origin and spread... next...

Press Release CERCU/CCU November 2012

Once again the meeting of the North American Presbyterian and Reformed Council (NAPARC), which was held on November 13–14, 2012, in Dyer, Indiana, provided the opportunity for a meeting of most of the members of the Committee for Ecumenical... next...

Heaven Help Quebec – Government Committee Pushes Patient-Killing

Reprinted with permission from LifeCanada Journal, March, 2012. Reading the pro-euthanasia recommendations of the Quebec National Assembly’s Select Committee on Dying with Dignity, I was reminded of Martin Luther’s oft misunderstood... next...

Unite My Heart to Fear Your Name... The Goal of the Elder

Introduction This short series of articles will examine the role and work of the elders in our churches. It is not intended to be a complete guide but it will address specific areas of concern to the churches today in the light of Scripture,... next...

Mission Ideas from a Missionary

My calling is to missions, and my passion is missions. I don’t consider myself an expert in missions, not having any sort of degree in missiology. However, I have twenty-seven years of experience in foreign missions, and have served in... next...

Bible Studies on Romans Lesson 18: Life in the Spirit (2) Romans 8:12–17

Paul has made it very clear throughout Romans that salvation is a gift from God and that we can do nothing to earn new life. By His grace and mercy, God sent His Son into this world to die in our place so that we might be reconciled to Him and... next...

Bible Studies on Romans Lesson 17: Life in the Spirit (1) Romans 8:1–11

In Romans 8, Paul explains the very core of the glorious gospel message. This chapter has been an inspiration to Christians for over twenty centuries. Its verses have been quoted throughout the centuries as a source of comfort and strength.... next...

A Catechism Written in Heidelberg

This article originally appeared in the April, 1995 issue of The Outlook. The city of Heidelberg is one of the most beautiful and charming in the world. Built in the Neckar River valley, the city looks across the river to rising hills covered... next...

The Living Legacy from Heidelberg

This article originally appeared in the April, 1995 issue of The Outlook. On a Tuesday at 4 p.m., I came to the home of Larry, Pattie, Lare John, and Bailey. They were expecting me. They had been attending our church for some time. Pattie’s... next...
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