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The Word of the Lord and his Presence

IntroductionThe interruption of in-person worship services has brought several questions and challenges. Is it possible to celebrate the Lord’s Supper online? How should we understand the communion of saints when we are not able...

The Interpretation of the Third Commandment

First published RTR XLVII, no. 1 (1988).It is often assumed that there is little controversy surrounding the meaning of the Third Commandment. On the two occasions in which it appears in the Decalogue it...

The Aramaic Background of the Gospel

First published: B. D. Knox, ‘The Aramaic Background of the Gospel’, The Reformed Theological Review 6, no. 2 (1947), 24–29.The Aramaic language is a Semitic language akin to Hebrew and Arabic. It is ancient, going back...

Worship and Isaiah 6

First published RTR XLIII, no. 1 (1984).Isaiah 6 opens with a reference to the end of the very long and prosperous reign of Uzziah at e. 740 - 739 B.C.The dating accepted is that...

Preaching and the Work of the Holy Spirit Part 1

First published: Klaas Runia, 'Preaching and the Work of the Holy Spirit Part 1', The Reformed Theological Review 59, no 3 (Dec 2000), 101–111.In...