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Introduction to the Heidelberg Catechism

Our Heidelberg Catechism is one of the finest fruits of the Reformation, tried and proven in the furnace of affliction. Holding forth the gospel of redemption in Jesus Christ as our only comfort in life and in death, it presents, very personally and eloquently, what is necessary to know that we may live and die happily in that only comfort, …

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Harold Camping’s View of the Church

REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE TO STUDY HAROLD CAMPING’S VIEW OF THE CHURCH This report was adopted by our Western Classis and is not a Synodical report. INTRODUCTION Your committee was assigned to study and assess the teaching of Mr. Harold Camping regarding the church – in particular that the era of the visible church has ended. It is his …

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The Rules of Order

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THE RULES OF ORDERfor the Reformed Church in the United States I. Organization 1. The president shall take the chair at the hour to which the judicatory stands adjourned or is summoned to meet, and shall immediately call the members to order and open the session with the prescribed religious services. 2. In the absence of the president the stated …

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Whither the RCUS?

Source: You Shall Be My People. Copyright © 1996 by the Synod of the Reformed Church in the United States. By Rev. Jim West THE future of any Church depends upon the animating power of the Spirit of Christ, who inflames our hearts for the Gospel and keeps us faithful to the Word of God. The Reformed Church in the …

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Our Heidelberg Heritage

Source: You Shall Be My People. Copyright © 1996 by the Synod of the Reformed Church in the United States. Rev. Paul H. Treick OUR beloved Heidelberg!-this is an expression one seldom hears about a confession or a creed of the church. After all, a confession is composed of doctrines which are supposed by many to be dry and unemotional …

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