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J. Gresham Machen and the Cost of Faithfulness

During the first half of the twentieth century J. Gresham Machen was widely regarded as conservative Protestantism’s most articulate and forceful defender. When he died suddenly on January 1, 1937 at the age of 55, Presbyterians and Reformed... next...

Liberalism: Attractions and Dangers

J. Gresham Machen—honored in this issue of The Outlook on the sixtieth anniversary of his death—was the leading scholarly critic of liberalism in America in the 1920s and 1930s. He stood with others before and after him, such as... next...

The Holy Spirit

The Apostles’ Creed says it simply and succinctly, “I believe in the Holy Spirit.” The Nicene Creed, identifies the Holy Spirit as “the Lord and Giver of life; who proceedeth from the Father and the Son; who with the... next...

User-Friendly Evangelism and Reformed Evangelism Today (II)

INTRODUCTION Before His ascension into heaven, Jesus mandated His church to make disciples of all nations. In order to equip her for that task, He promised the Holy Spirit. “You shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you;... next...

Abortion Lies

The admission by a prominent abortion advocate that he lied about the number of babies killed during the called “partial-birth abortion” is surprising only in its candor. Ron Fitzsimmons, executive director of the National Coalition... next...

In Times of Revival: Beginning to Know the Spirit of Revival (I)

If and when spiritual Christian revival occurs, what will it look like? Scriptures gives us a sure answer. The inspired Psalmist writes: “Revive us, oh Lord, according to your Word” (Ps. 119:107). Reyival will be an awesome and unexpected... next...

The Docrtines of the Fall and Salvation in Eastern Orthodox Theology (1)

Much attention has been given in recent years to the increasing number of conservative Protestants who are converting to Roman Catholicism. What is less well documented is that during this time a significant number of conservative Protestants—including... next...

Car 54, CRC Elders, and Theological Classes

Occasionally the comedy series “Car 54 Where Are You?” is rerun on cable television. The show’s premise involves two police officers, Gunther Toody and Francis Muldoon, who seldom answer their squad car’s two-way radio... next...

The Hermeneutic of ‘Literalism’: Evaluating Dispensationalism (III)

(Continued from the April issue, 1997) PROPHECY, PROMISE AND FULFILLMENT The first problem area in the application of a literal hermeneutic relates to dispensationalism’s treatment of biblical prophecies or promises and their fulfillment.... next...
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