God’s People, My Parish: Taking Heed to the Flock

The church militant lost one of her generals last month. He was promoted to glory where he now stands before the King of kings. Dr. P.Y. De Jong was a giant in the faith. His accomplishments were numerous. In his illustrious career, the Lord... next...

Finding Happiness in God

In his epistle to the church in first-century Colossae, the apostle Paul expressed his thanksgiving for the faith that the Colossians had in Jesus Christ and for the love which they had for one another. Faith and love are the two indispensable... next...

‘Paedocommunion’: Should Covenant Children Be Admitted to the Lord’s Table? An Introduction

The way a question gets formulated often betrays a bias. This is certainly true when it comes to the question that I wish to address in this and in several subsequent articles, namely, should covenant children be admitted to the Lord’s... next...

Book Reviews

Herman Hoeksema. Whosoever Will Grandville, MI: Reformed Free Publishing Association, 2002. xi, 111 pp., including Scriptural index. The content of this volume is no less important today than when it was first published in 1945. Originally given... next...

God Justifies the Gentiles Just as He Justified Abraham - By Faith

“Even so Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness.” Galatians 3:6 Family trees are usually treasured things. If you have admirable people or characters of historical importance in your family heritage, you... next...

We Confess An Exposition & Application of the Belgic Confession Article 27: Of the Catholic Church

Who needs a church when I have the Bible? Why waste my time with the Church when I have a personal relationship with Jesus? Studies have shown that only sixty per cent of self-proclaimed “born again” Christians attend church in a... next...

The Prince of Darkness Grim: Luther’s Battle Against the Devil

“Satan would gladly kill me if he could. Every moment he is pressing me, is treading on my heels. Yet what he wishes will not be done, but what God wills.” (Martin Luther) I Peter 5:8 gives a description of Satan that is horrifying... next...

Willem Teellinck

The purpose of the Nadere Reformation was to get a true Reformation, not only in theology but also in life. One had to practice what was preached and that had to be visible in one’s daily life. All kinds of programs to achieve this goal... next...

Press Release of the Church Order Committees of the CanRC and the URC

Press Release of the meeting of the combined committees of the Canadian Reformed and United Reformed Churches to propose a common church order held August 8-10, 2005 at the First United Reformed Church in Chino, CA Present were: Dr. Nelson Kloosterman,... next...

Complete Unity or Ecumenical Relations?

The very first synod of the United Reformed Churches in North America, meeting in 1996 appointed an Inter-Church Relations Committee for, “correspondence and contact with other churches”. Since then, the committee has begun working... next...
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