Ask, Seek, Knock

The Saviour used parables related to familiar daily events in order to instruct His disciples, and thereby us. In Luke 11 Jesus...

Europe Submits to Islam

On October 25, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) essentially ruled that criticizing Mohammed, the founder of Islam, means inciting...

Loveless Love

“In love we must be able to differ from one another.  Love creates an atmosphere of tolerance to recognize and respect different,...

Interview with Rev van Gurp about causes of deformation in RCN

Preface You may know that in 2003, after years of concerns about deformation...

The Trust Test

There is a story about a famous fellow who walked across the Niagara Falls on a tight-rope. Whether the story is entirely...

How do we handle trials?

Living in a fallen and sinful world, Christians are not exempt from experiencing trials, tribulation and suffering. Struggles and afflictions are never far away....

The two sides to the church

Look back over the history of the church and there will always be things to criticize – and with good reason. The...

Your Word is the Truth (John 17:17)

Relativising the Truth The other day I was leafing through a birthday album on the counter of a bookstore....

Teach Us to Number Our Days

This year-change article is by Dr C van Dam. As the last day on the last page of the...

God’s supreme power is shown when He brought His only begotten Son into the world

"And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered" (Luke 2:1). There is divine irony throughout history. When men in high places appear to rule supreme, God shows that...

Organized Death in The Netherlands

As Western civilization becomes more and more secularized and essentially neo-pagan, the effects are...

Church membership governs political and social action

The late Rev D vanDijk, who gave good leadership during the critical events at the time of the church liberation of 1944,...

Mike Pence on China and the USA

In October the USA vice president, Mike Pence, very frankly and bluntly expressed the USA’s concerns about China. The Chinese government, he said, is...

The mother promise that is being fulfilled in the great world battle

The two parties engaged in the battle Revelation 12:1-6 speaks of a fiery red dragon seeking to destroy a woman, first while she is pregnant...

The LORD – on whom we depend

What follows is broadly based on notes of a sermon Rev PKA deBoer preached on Psalm 124 in the Free Reformed Church, Mt Nasura,...