The Golden Altar of Incense Meditation

“Moreover, you shall make an altar as a place for burning incense; you shall make it of acacia wood.” (Exodus 30:1) What do you want Me to do for you?” That was the question Jesus asked twice during His earthly ministry. The... next...

The Submergent Church

Three miles from where I live is Mars Hill Bible Church, a mega-emergent church in Grandville, Michigan. The church’s pastor is the popular Rev. Rob Bell, author of the books “Velvet Elvis,” “Sex God,” and most... next...

Rome: A Synagogue of Satan?

Since we have spent the last few installments clearing away some contemporary misconceptions about Roman Catholicism, readers may be wondering what is so objectionable about Rome after all. It would be simple enough to string together a set... next...

Calvin’s Conception of the Church

IN DEALING WITH such a subject as “Calvin’s Conception of the Church” one may well be on his guard against diverse temptations. He who would be known as a Calvinist is in peril of unduly exalting the person of John Calvin... next...

Bible Studies on the Book of Judges Lesson 11: Judges 10 The Importance of Minor Judges

In Judges 9, Abimelech plummeted Israel into the depths of depravity and civil war. From here on in the book of Judges, Israel will be plagued by more depravity and tribal disunity than ever before. In chapter one, the author of this book made... next...

Bible Studies on the Book of Judges Lesson 12: Judges 11–12 An Unfortunate Oath

Judges 11 introduces us to Jephthah. When people find out that I am a college student majoring in theology with a special interest in Old Testament theology, one of the first questions I am asked involves Jephthah. “Did Jephthah really... next...

Bavinck the Dogmatician (5) The Doctrine of Inscripturated Special Revelation

Organic”Inspiration In his survey of the development of modern biblical criticism, Bavinck is surprisingly frank regarding the implications of this approach for the older doctrine of inspiration. As he observes, the Christian theologian... next...

Book Reviews

Treasures New and Old: Exploring the Riches of Scripture by Dr. Jack De Jong, Premier Publishing—Winnipeg (2004). 274 pages. Reviewed by Rev. Wybren Oord. This book of meditations written by Dr. Jack De Jong was compiled by Cornelis... next...
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