The finest thing

Around the time of WW2 there was a school principal named A Janse, a God-fearing man with a deep knowledge of Scripture, who wrote...

I am the LORD your God (The Bible Narrated for Young Adults, Vol. 1)

I am the LORD your God is the first volume of a 5-book series by Wolf Meesters (a pseudonym for W Meijer who also...

Addiction to Pornography

The evil of pornography pervades our culture. Who can open a newspaper or look something up on the internet (let alone watch TV and...

The Preached Word

This meditation about Easter is by the late Rev Herman Knoop, a reformed minister who survived Dachau (see A Theatre in Dachau) and who...

Klaas Schilder – Defender of the Truth

In the preservation of His church our Lord Jesus Christ, who not only gathers but also defends and preserves His church, has from time-to-time...

Reformed Christians and the war in Ukraine

We’ve become used to the secular press, in its daily news about world events, totally ignoring that Christ is in full control. Christ’s church,...

Sphere Sovereignty and its lack of Scriptural basis

I should say some more about sphere sovereignty: first, because some CanRC readers have defended sphere sovereignty in reaction to my previous article; second, readers...

Be Thankful

In a meditation titled “Be Thankful” Rev M Janssens raises the question of whether it’s possible to always be thankful. Paul says somewhere: gives...

Sphere sovereignty and our attitude to the government in the present situation

Should the government be able to say who can (e.g., the vaccinated) and who cannot (e.g., the unvaccinated) attend church? Should the government be...

Contemporary Christian Music (# 3): A tool for evangelism?

In the previous two articles, attention was drawn to worldliness within the Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) industry, as well as the musical style’s incompatibility...

Contemporary Christian Music (# 2): Suitable for worship?

While many Christians may admit that much of present-day Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) is a result of its close association with the secular rock...

Contemporary Christian Music #1: Worldliness

While many Christians may concede that most popular rock music is out of bounds for God’s people, “Christian rock” or Contemporary Christian Music (CCM)...

“… it pleases God to govern us by their hand”

Why must children honour and obey their parents and teachers, and why must everyone honour and obey all those in authority? “… because it...

She bore a male Child

“She bore a male child who was to rule all the nations with a rod of iron. And her Child was caught up to...

Rev Pieter van Gurp 1921-2021

Having been granted 100 years in this earthly life, Rev Pieter van Gurp (born 16 September 1921) entered heavenly paradise 26th November 2021. Some...