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Does God Punish the Christian’s Sin?

By Clarence Bouwman. Originally written: 20 November 2009 We incline to answer this question as No.  For if the answer is Yes, would that not mean that I’d have to interpret the bad things happening to me as God’s punishment?  And does that not mean that I’m not forgiven of my sin?  Ouch…. Jesus Christ […]

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Evangelism in practice (Part 3)

If we do not seriously believe that unbelievers are under the wrath of God and that we ourselves have been saved from eternal judgment by the death of Christ, we will not be greatly motivated to proclaim the gospel of salvation to others.

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Reinterpret Paul?

New Views regarding Legalism and Exclusivism in Judaism: is there a need to reinterpret Paul? By Gerhard H. Visscher[1]   Our intention is to take a look at some of the works of E. P. Sanders and James D.G. Dunn and to evaluate the so-called “New Perspective on Paul”; the bearing of this discussion upon the task […]

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Evangelism in Historical Perspective (Part 2)

Evangelism According to the Scriptures Part 2: Evangelism in historical perspective A.J. de Visser In the previous article we looked at evangelism from a Biblical perspective. In this article we look at the approach to evangelism which we have inherited in the Canadian Reformed tradition. We are looking for answers to questions such as: How […]

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Evangelism according to the Scriptures (Part 1)

Evangelism according to the Scriptures Part 1 by Dr. A.J. De Visser Evangelism is a topic which generates a variety of opinions among Reformed believers. On one side there are many who are passionate about evangelism. They are often disappointed, sometimes even frustrated, because they perceive that Reformed churches are too inward looking and too passive in […]

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What Does it Mean to be Reformed?

The Christian faith is represented by many schools of thought.  Each of these schools teach an understanding of who God is, and how He is to be served.

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Order of Salvation

In an excerpt from a lecture introducing the Gospel of John, Rev Chris Gordon explains the process by which people are saved from sin.

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