Being a Father

The other day I heard my six year old talking with his friends about the future. When talking about what they were going to do when they grew up, one child said, “I want to be a father, like my dad.” “That’s not a job,”... next...

Prophetic Fathers

“Telling to the generation to come the praises of the LORD . . .” (Psalm 78:4b) In Psalm 78 Asaph speaks as a father to his children, but also as a priest to God’s people. Let us, then, eagerly expect godly instruction applied... next...

Heresy – Part 3

The early church never enjoyed a golden age. According to the New Testament, a Christian is someone who believes, receives, and obeys the teachings of the Gospel (Romans 6:17). He knows that the Church is the pillar and ground of truth (1 Timothy... next...

We Confess – An Exposition & Application of the Belgic Confession Article 14: Of the Creation, Fall, and Corruption of Man

Who am I? From where have I come? Where am I going? These questions have intrigued, or haunted, the mind of man for centuries. These perennial questions are making a comeback of sorts amid Generation-X and now Net-Gen men and women in our culture.... next...

Classis Southwest U.S. Report March 23–24, 2004

Classis Southwest U.S. was held in beautiful Loveland, Colorado, as it conducted its 12th regular session on March 23–24, 2004, at the Calvary United Reformed Church. Tuesday afternoon was taken up with two matters. The first was the... next...

The Name That Saves

So when He saw their faith, He said to him, “Man, your sins are forgiven you.”...”Which is easier to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven you,’ or to say, ‘Rise up and walk’?” Luke 5:20, 23 About thirty... next...

Evaluating the New Perspective on Paul (12) “Justification and the ‘Imputation’ of Christ’s Righteousness” (Part Two)

“Justification and the ‘Imputation’ of Christ’s Righteousness” (Part Two) In my previous article, I noted that, despite the importance of the idea of the imputation of Christ’s righteousness in the Reformation’s... next...

Pastor Paula

Pastor Paula Irik is a minister of the combined congregation of the Nassau and Prinsesse churches (Reformed, GKN and “state,” HK) in Amsterdam. Nederlands Dagblad, a Dutch periodical, relayed from the Waarheidsvriend the report of... next...

Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary Groundbreaking

Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary (PRTS) held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new building project on March 18, 2004. The new site is located at 2965 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525. The ceremony was attended by students, faculty,... next...
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