SOME time ago a rather astonished church member handed me a little book the avowed message of which was to prove by reference to the Dead Sea scrolls that Jesus Christ was not the divine Son of God! This book was supposed to demonstrate scholarship, and its author undoubtedly produced what to many would seem a rather plausible case. But in reality how sound is the claim, even from the purely critical standpoint?
Christmas is more than a date on a calendar; it is a spirit. Once a year we are reminded anew that God so loved that He gave. And only as we give can we be like Him. Let us encourage the spirit of good will in our communities.
More than two hundred years have passed since Dr. Philip Doddridge was a preacher in the Calvinist church at Northampton, England. His hearers were composed mostly of humble shoemakers in the town's mills, and not many could read or write. But they listened attentively to their beloved dominie, and after the sermon he would repeat, line by line, a hymn he had just written, which they would sing with devout fervor.
The following historical outline of the development of our North American Regional Department was used by F. L. Peterson in a report at the General Conference worship, and was of such interest that we requested him to share it with our workers in the field.
An Answer to Walter Martin's Criticism of Seventh-day Adventism. If the Holy Scriptures declare that such a judgment is to take place, could we not
expect that God would also reveal the time for this phase of the
judgment to begin?