May

The Importance of Ascension Day

Ascension Day is almost unknown in the religious world of our day. Strange! The world celebrates Christmas and Easter with us and even Good Friday, to some extent; but, even the religious element of society has no idea what Ascension Day is... next...

The Abolition of Truth: Schueffer’s prediction of tyranny in America is coming true

Prison Fellowship founder Charles Colson delivered the opening keynote address recently at the annual conference and 50th anniversary of the National Religious Broadcasters convention in Washington. Following are excerpts from the address: When... next...

A Stirring in the Country

It is too early to call it a trend and much too soon to can it the beginnings of a revival, so let’s call it a stirring. Something is stirring in the culture. Liberals who once celebrated a type of philosophical anarchy founded on the... next...

The Hermeneutical Downward Spiral: Women’s Ordination, Homosexuality and Abortion—Where Are We?

In this issue, author Dennison concludes his series of articles on the hermeneutical downward spiral by drawing some parallels to the current scene in our Reformed community. For three hundred years, we have witnessed the growth of an approach... next...

Holtrop’s Hypothesis (I) – Or Some Questions About: Philip C. Holtrop’s The Bolsec Controversy on Predestination, From 1551 to 1555

(Edwin Mellen Press, 1993, Vol. 1 in 2 Parts, 1033 pp.) In this issue of The Outlook we are featuring three opinion pieces which are based on recently published books (and one videotape). Because they are serious reflections on issues raised... next...

Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory

During 1993, Public Television (Channel 11 in Chicago) showed a special program dealing with the present status of Evangelicalism in the USA. The project was sponsored by the Pew Charitable Foundation and based on Randall Balmer’s book... next...

Reflections on Church Union

based on: The Challenge of Church Union, Cornelius Van Dam, editor, Winnipeg, Premier Publishing, 1993 When our Lord offered His high priestly prayer, He fervently asked of the Father “that they may all be one.” The fragrance of... next...

The Bible and the Future: The Intermediate State (III)

In two previous articles on the subject of the intermediate state, I have attempted to clear a pathway for presenting the positive biblical teaching on what becomes of believers in the state intermediate between death and the resurrection of... next...

The Elders and the Sacraments

In the last article, we began a series detailing the duties and responsibilities ofelders (especially) in preserving the marks of a true church. Those identifying characteristics are three, though they really arise out of one principal commitment.... next...

Are We Ready to Decide?

The time has come for Synod ‘94 of the Christian Reformed Church to settle the matter of women in church office Biblically, confessionally and finally. Although we do not endorse the idea of postponement, we do support the analysis of... next...
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