March

Our Call to Cultivate Holiness

The godly farmer who plows his field, sows seed, fertilizes and cultivates, is acutely aware that in the final analysis he is utterly dependent for an assured crop on forces outside of himself. He knows he cannot cause the seed to germinate,... next...

Training for Godliness

“Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives’ tales; rather, train yourself to be godly” (I Tim. 4:7). The Scripture passage above is excellent advice for Christians in every generation, but especially in ours. Part... next...

Spiritual Help for Rwandan Refugees

Boaz and Julius from the PRM International Scripture Recording Center in Nairobi, Kenya, went to the camps. They took with them 73 albums of New Testament Scripture cassettes in their language (Kinyarwanda), 73 hand-cranked players and 73 solar... next...

In Memoriam: Bernard J. Haan

I knew Rev. Bernard J. Haan as an elegant preacher with a strong emphasis on the sovereignty of God and the centrality of the Word. His relaxed and articulate style was compelling. He obviously loved to preach and we relished being fed by this... next...

Women at Work: The Devout Woman

Bible Reading: Luke 10:38–42 Mary was listening to the Lord’s word, seated at His feet...Martha was distracted with all her preparations... Luke 10:39b, 40a(NASV) The Christian life is a life offaith expressed in works. Faith needs... next...

A Discussion of The Necessity of Reforming the Church by John Calvin

450 years ago, a request came to John Calvin to write on the character of and need for reform in the Church. The circumstances were quite different from those that inspired other writings of Calvin, and enable us to see other dimensions of his... next...

Christian Missions to Islam and Western Culture

As we approach the end of this century, we need a new vision of world missions based on a realistic description of our times. We are living in a new era of world history. In the early days of modern missions, between 1800 and 1950, the West... next...

The “Sign of the Times”: Preaching the Gospel to the Nations (II)

One evidence that many Christian believers have an unbiblical view of the “signs of the times” is the common failure to note the significance of the preaching of the gospel of Christ the nations as a sign of the period between Christ’s... next...

Church & World March 1995

Classis llliana Overtures CRC Synod to Disenfranchise Classis Grand Rapids East for Ecclesiastical Disobedience MUNSTER, IN (January 17, 1995) RBPS – If the Christian Reformed churches ofthe southeast Chicago suburbs have their way, an... next...

Book Briefs March 1995

The Modern Search for the Real Jesus: An Introductory Survey of the Historical Roots of Gospels Criticism Robert B. Strimple, Professor of Systematic Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in California has recently published The Modern... next...
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