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In his magnum opus Á Brakel produces a book that can speak to cultures in which many are content to believe that God is an indulgent Father ever ready with a smile and wink at even the grossest of sins. Scripture teaches that there is a way that seems right to man, but in the […]

It is of course important to tell the truth and scientists are reputed to be truth-tellers. However, Steven Hawking let fly with an incredible series of statements seriously undermines the credibility of scientists. That is a shame. In this video, Stephen Hawking claims that U.S. President Trump withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Accord could […]

Augustine of Hippo, North Africa, to Proba (412 A.D.): “It is neither wrong nor unprofitable to spend much time in praying, if there be leisure for this without hindering other good and necessary works to which duty calls us, although even in the doing of these, as I have said, we ought by cherishing holy desire […]

The following quote gives some historical background to the loss of psalm singing amongst the Dutch Reformed.   The king’s arbitrary actions roused very little public dissent. Most clergy were happy to get paid regularly again and their parishioners welcomed the restoration of the national church, even if it was subject to closer government control. […]

Translated, Edited and Annotated and © by J.A. Wanliss & W.L. Bredenhof … We know from experience that singing has great strength and power to move and to set on fire the hearts of men in order that they may call upon God and praise Him with a more vehement and more ardent zeal. It […]

“Environmentalists have attempted to spread several types of a panic since the 1960s: oxygen depletion, global cooling, coming ice age, acid rains… Global warming is the last one in the sequence. They have nothing else to try afterwards, so they will remain attached to global warming for as long time as possible. When this whole […]

Free Expression

by wanliss on April 27, 2017

in Education

Academics often point out that diversity is good, in part, because it brings different perspectives and experiences to the table. I agree. It is a useful data point to consider. In fact, this is one reason many argue that higher education needs to also promote viewpoint diversity. Diversity based on externals does not necessarily reflect a […]

Michael Crichton’s ‘Author’s Message’ from the book State of Fear: AUTHOR’S MESSAGE A novel such as State of Fear, in which so many divergent views are expressed, may lead the reader to wonder where, exactly, the author stands on these issues. I have been reading environmental texts for three years, in itself a hazardous undertaking. […]

From the Westminster Larger Catechism   Q. 168. What is the Lord’s supper? A. The Lord’s supper is a sacrament of the New Testament, wherein, by giving and receiving bread and wine according to the appointment of Jesus Christ, his death is showed forth; and they that worthily communicate feed upon his body and blood, […]

  Related Pages Introduction to the Christian Faith The Doctrines of Grace Worship Godly Living The Church A Godly Society Confessional Standards The Scottish Communion Season David Murray One of the major results of the Scottish Reformation was an intense carefulness in the administration of the Lord’s Supper. I will take you through the Scottish […]