This article shows that although there is a limit to how well other people can understand what we go through, God has created us in such a way that we can nevertheless still share our joys and sorrows and suffering with one another. It is important that we share our lives with one another in fellowship.
This article discusses and evaluates the belief in reincarnation. It shows from Scripture that this is unfounded and offers no hope. Instead, the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ offer the only hope.
This article considers a trend towards simplistic preaching, which will leave a congregation immature and infantile. The author pleads for the full preaching of the gospel that will bring maturity to all who have ears to hear.
This article discusses sexual sin in pastoral relationships. It shows that definite boundaries are to be set in place when the minister is giving pastoral care to women. It also considers the question how consistories should deal with a complaint regarding a breach of those boundaries, and concludes by considering whether formal complaint procedures need to be put in place.
This article examines the command of the Lord Jesus to take up our cross and follow him. What does this really entail? What kind of suffering is he calling us to?
What is the difference between the Roman Catholic way of celebrating the Lord’s Supper and the Reformed way? Looking at Lord’s Day 30, this article shows that the concept of the Eucharist from the Roman Catholic perspective is based on the continual sacrifice of Christ. Therefore, the Reformed believer cannot participate in the Roman Catholic celebration of the Eucharist.
This article considers the practice of self-harm, whether spiritually or physically, and the hope we have through the gospel and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.