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Is my child ready for communion?

Is my child ready for communion?

One of the responsibilities of sessions is determining whether a non-communing child is now ready to receive the Lord’s Supper. Over the years, it has become the custom in many Reformed churches, even Old School Presbyterian ones, to assume that member children will...
Dissension in the Home

Dissension in the Home

It is a great duty of husbands and wives to live in quietness and peace, and avoid all occasions of wrath and discord. Because this is a duty of so great importance, I shall first open to you the great necessity of it, and then give you more particular directions to...
Marriage: Civil or Religious?

Marriage: Civil or Religious?

Question: I would like to know the origin of the Christian marriage. Is it required to be married by a pastor and what is the bible reference. Answer: Christian marriage is marriage after the pattern of the first couple—Adam and Eve (Gen. 2:21-25). That makes marriage...
Xmas Dare for Dads

Xmas Dare for Dads

We dare you to do something different this year. It’s not complicated and it will only take a minute, but it does require a little bit of backbone. The pay-off is huge. We know this from personal experience. We took the dare ourselves and here’s what...
Teens & Fear

Teens & Fear

“The fear of man” will indeed “prove to be a snare” (Proverbs 29:25). It is terrible to observe the power which it has over most minds, and especially over the minds of the young. Few seem to have any opinions of their own, or to think for...