November

U.S. House Votes to Allow Ten Commandments in School

WASHINGTON, D.C. (EP) — The U.S. House of Representatives voted June 17 to allow states to permit the posting of the Ten Commandments on government property and in schools. The amendment, approved on a 248–180 vote, was attached... next...

Presbyterians Vote in Favor of Marital Fidelity and Chastity

FORT WORTH, Tex. — Presbyterian leaders voted solidly in favor of marital fidelity during their denomination’s annual meeting in late June. At issue was the constitutional clause that requires clergy to maintain “fidelity within... next...

PBS Assailed for Airing Pro-Gay “It’s Elementary”

NEW YORK, N.Y. (EP) — The PBS network’s decision to air the homosexual propaganda film “It’s Elementary” has met with strong criticism. Various Christian organizations, including Focus on the Family, the Family... next...

Worship: Reformed or Evangelical?

One of the challenges about being Reformed in America is to figure out the relationship between what is evangelical and what is Reformed. Protestantism in America is dominated by the mainline Protestants, the evangelicals and the charismatics.... next...

Concomitants of the Second Advent New Heaven and New Earth (I)

In his Weight of Glory and Other Essays, C. S. Lewis compares the insurmountable challenge any Christian faces when speaking of heaven, the final state awaiting the children of God, to a schoolboy struggling with the difficulties of grammar... next...

Christian Patriot — Contradiction or Compliment

A few months ago, I visited, for the first time, the the few months ago, I visited, for the first time, Prisoner of War (POW) National Memorial at Andersonville, Georgia, about 150 miles south of Atlanta. Having served in the Navy as a pilot... next...

If the Sermon is Boring, the Problem is Us!

Now we are all here in the presence of God to listen to everything the Lord has commanded you to tell us (Acts 10:33). A preacher once complained that his congregation was being eaten alive y boredom. He lamented what he perceived to be a twofold... next...

The Revelation of Jesus Christ: Studies in the Book of Revelation #10 The Sealing of the 144,000

In quite a few commentaries this chapter is called the first of several “interludes.” This would be a literary device in which the writer’s flow of thought is interrupted by something different. With the term we shall not quarrel.... next...

The Revelation of Jesus Christ: Studies in the Book of Revelation #9 The Power of Prevailing Prayer

Revelation 6:9–17 Does heaven seem far away; at times even somewhat unreal? Then learn from this book — not from a mystical poet who claims to see heaven in climbing ivy or fragrant rose — how heaven and earth are always connected... next...

The Revelation of Jesus Christ: Studies in the Book of Revelation #8 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

People, old as well as young, often tell me they don’t like history at all. Of course not, when we remember how it is too often taught in schools. Teachers demand that the pupils memorize an endless array of persons, events and dates which... next...
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