A Divine Judge Saves a Devastated People

“When all that generation had been gathered to their fathers, another generation arose after them who did not know the Lord nor the work which He had done for Israel.” Judges 2:10 The Reformed Churches in New Zealand are more similar... next...

We Confess: An Exposition & Application of the Belgic Confession Article 31: Of the Calling of Ministers in the Church

“He can no longer have God for his Father, who has not the Church for his mother.” This is the outlook of our Confession. This phrase, penned by Cyprian and taken up by John Calvin, is expressed and applied in the words of faith... next...

Looking Above A Series on The Revelation of Jesus Christ Revelation 5:8-14 “The Song of Heaven” (Part 2)

In our last article we looked at the three songs of Revelation 5. The first song, found in verses 9–10, taught us that it is the role of the elders and the preachers to keep the eyes of the flock upon the Lamb that was slain. The second... next...

God’s Salvation from Eternity to Eternity

The ultimate basis for the salvation of man lies in the recesses of eternity, emanating from the counsel of God’s will. Before the foundations of the world were framed, and before any creature was brought into being, it was by the eternal... next...

United Reformed Churches in North America Classis Southwest U.S. Report

The sixteenth meeting of Classis Southwest U.S. was hosted in the Valley of the Sun, January 17–18, 2006, by the Phoenix URC. The eighteen organized churches of Classis assembled to examine a man for candidacy, deal with three overtures,... next...

United Reformed Churches in North America Classis Central U.S. Report

Classis Central US met at Covenant Reformed Church of Pella, Iowa — January 16–17, 2006 A lengthy agenda awaited the delegates of Classis Central US when they met on the evening of January 16 at Covenant Reformed Church of Pella,... next...

United Reformed Churches in North America Classis Michigan Report

Classis Michigan met on January 12 for the purpose of granting Rev. James Admiraal a second colloquium doctum. Rev. Admiraal had sustained his first colloquium doctum and was granted emeritus status in the URCNA. As a retired minister, Rev.... next...

A Historical Overview of the Reformed Church in Hungary Under Communist Destruction: 1948-1989

Introduction (by Rev. F. Z. Kovacs) In 1950 Dr. Pereszknyi was drafted against his will into the Communist Army as a Medical Officer, because he refused to be an informant for the Communist Party. He was forced to leave the Bajcsi Hospital in... next...

Gisbertus Voetius

The war of independence was still going on in the Lowlands. It would last from 1568–1648. During that time the Reformed faith had taken root in the Lowlands and became the dominant religion. It was during that time, on March 3, 1589, that... next...

Paedocommunion and the Reformed Confessions Part Three: The Proper Recipients of the Lord’s Supper

Though it might seem that our extended discussion of the Reformed confessions’ view of the sacraments has taken us far afield of the specific question of paedocommunion, the position of the confessions on this question can only be understood... next...
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