January–February

Therefore, Be It Resolved

Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus . . . —Hebrews 10:19 New Year’s Day is a time in which many people think they will turn over a new leaf. They begin the... next...

Letters to Kathryn (2)

Dr. Harry G. Arnold presents the second of two letters— written to a Jehovah’s Witness—pointing to Jesus as the eternal Son of God. LETTERS TO KATHRYN (2) Dear Friend, In my first letter I encouraged you to read the gospel... next...

Life, Liberty and Little Ones: A Biblical Response to Abortion

Shoot the doctors? Attend every pro-life demonstration? Yell and scream “murder” whenever abortion is even alluded to? Often these are the accepted, or expected, responses to the abortion issue within the evangelical community. But... next...

Bible Studies on Romans Lesson 5: God is Our Judge, Romans 2:1–11

Recently I received a brochure from the public school system that explained why they had a full time policeman on staff. Yes, it was true that weapons were as commonplace as cell phones in this inner-city school. Yes, it was true that there... next...

Bible Studies on Romans Lesson 6: Guilty before God, Romans 2:12–29

Growing up watching Westerns on television brought with it the notion that there was a certain “honor among thieves.” In at least one episode every season the hero would have to infiltrate a town that had no sheriff and was run by... next...

Enoch: The Man Who Walked With God

If there is one person mentioned in the Bible who has always intrigued Christians, it is Enoch. Especially that comment made about him in Genesis 5:24, “and he was not, for God took him,” has struck Bible readers and led them to... next...

Now That’s a Good Question

There are a lot of questions swirling around URC circles about the new songbook and the committee’s work on the hymnal. The proposed new hymnal is intended to be just that: a new hymnal! We understand that some might wish this to be a... next...

Bavinck the Dogmatician Human Nature: The Image of God

In his reflection on the biblical doctrine of man, Bavinck provides an extensive, and at times rather complex, treatment of the doctrine of image of God. Consistent with the Bible’s emphasis on the creation of man as the crown and apex... next...

The Church Today

NAPARC Report by Rev. John Bouwers, Jordan, Ontario, with Rev. Harry Zekveld, Strathroy, Ontario November 2011 The 37th annual meeting of the North American Presbyterian Reformed Council (NAPARC) was held on November 15–16 in Atlanta,... next...

Proverbs 2: Living in the World without Being a Part of It

Living the life of a young Christian adult is not a passive existence. God requires total devotion to Him and active involvement in our walk with Christ so that we can better understand Him and live our lives in complete service to Him. Proverbs... next...
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