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William Masselink Collection, 1925-1953

Collection Overview

Title: William Masselink Collection, 1925-1953

ID: COLL/166

Creator: William Masselink (1897-1973)

Extent: 9.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Minister of the Christian Reformed Church and teacher of Reformed doctrine at the Reformed Bible College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Class notes and sermons. Manuscripts entitled “The Covenant of Grace and Infant Baptism” and “Common Grace and Christian Education.”

Biographical Note

William Masselink was born February 15, 1897, in Meservey, Iowa.  He began his theological training in Iowa at Grundy College.  Post-graduate work was done at Princeton Theological Seminary; Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky; and Chicago Divinity School.  During his ministry, he pursued additional graduate studies at the Free University in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1936-1937).

He was ordained in 1922 and began his ministry in the Lafayette CRC in Lafayette, Indiana.  Other churches served included Fourteenth Street, Holland, Michigan (1925); Alpine Avenue, Grand Rapids, Michigan (1928); and Second Englewood, Chicago, Illinois (1942).  In 1952, he began a teaching ministry at the Reformed Bible Institute, which continued until he retired in 1963.  He passed away October 19, 1973 at the age of seventy-six.

The obituary notice in the Acts of Synod of 1974 memorialized Dr. William Masselink as “a man with a great heart, full of love for his wife Mary, for his daughter and two sons, and also for the people in the churches he served.  He was a fervent minister of the Word, with great love for the Reformed truth and with ability to inspire his people for Christian living.”


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Outlines and NotesAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Book outlines: Alexander the Great, History of Rome, The Jewish PeopleAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Notes on the Apostles' Creed, art. V to art. XIIAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Notes on biblical introductionAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Notes on biblical theologyAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Notes on Christianity and Liberalism by J. G. MachenAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Notes on encyclopediaAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Notes on The Jewish People in the Time of ChristAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Bound volume: notes on dogmaticsAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Bound volume: notes on the history of religionsAdd to your cart.
Series 2: NotesAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Notes on the Holy SpiritAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Notes on Koehler's Old Testament theologyAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Notes on Koehler's Old Testament theology and Davidson's Old Testament prophecyAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Notes on Koehler's theologyAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Notes on Machen's life and teachingAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Notes on Machen's Origin of Paul's ReligionAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Notes on Machen's Origin of Paul's Religion and Virgin BirthAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Notes on Machen's Virgin BirthAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Notes on Machen's What is Faith and Origin of Paul's ReligionAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Notes on New Testament theologyAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Notes on Old Testament Biblical theologyAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Notes on sociologyAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Questions on doctrine and Biblical historyAdd to your cart.
Series 3: Sermon Outlines --- 1925-1951Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Sermon outline on Esther 4:13,14Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Sermon outlines --- 1925Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Sermon outlines --- 1932-1933Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Sermon outlines, Lord's Day 5-15 --- 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Sermon outlines --- 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Sermon outlines --- 1933-1934Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Sermon outlines --- 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Sermon outlines --- 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Sermon outlines --- 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Sermons on the Commandments --- 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Sermon outlines --- 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Sermon outlines, free texts --- 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Sermon outlines, free texts --- 1937Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Sermon outlines, free texts --- 1937-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Sermon outlines --- 1938-1939Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Sermon outlines --- 1938-1939Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Sermon outlines --- 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Sermon outlines --- 1940-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Sermon outlines --- 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Sermon outlines --- 1941-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Sermon outlines --- 1941-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Sermon outlines --- 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Sermon outlines --- 1945-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Sermon outlines --- 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Sermon outlines --- 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Sermon outlines --- 1947-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Sermon outlines --- 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Sermon outlines --- 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Sermon outlines --- 1948-1949Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Sermon outlines --- 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Sermon outlines --- 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Sermon outlines --- 1949-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Sermon outlines --- 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Sermon outlines --- 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Sermon outlines --- 1950-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Sermon outlines --- 1950-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Sermon outlines --- 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Sermon outlines --- 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Sermon outlines --- 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Notes on common grace and sermon notes --- 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Van Til's Views of Common Grace Compared with the Three Points with Supplement to "Common Grace and Christian Education"Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Syllabus on common graceAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Let Us Face the Issue, brochure by MasselinkAdd to your cart.
Series 4: Bound ManuscriptsAdd to your cart.
Box 6: Common Grace and Christian EducationAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: The Value of Doctrine, brochure by MasselinkAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Common Grace and Christian EducationAdd to your cart.
Item 2: The Covenant of Grace and Infant BaptismAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Christian Doctrine, material used at Reformed Bible CollegeAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Sermon outlines on backs of postersAdd to your cart.
Box 6: The Covenant of Grace and Infant BaptismAdd to your cart.
Series 5: Dr. V. Hepp's notes at Free University of Amsterdam --- 1925-1936Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Apologetiek, dictaat Dr. V. Hepp cursus; notes in English by Masselink --- 1933-1934, 1934-1935Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Breede Dogmatiek, dictaat Dr. V. Hepp; notes in English by Masselink --- 1925-1926Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Breede Dogmatiek, dictaat Dr. V. Hepp, notes in English by Masselink --- 1926-1927, 1927-1928, 1928-1929Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Dogmageschiedenis cursus, Dr. V. Hepp; notes in English by Masselink --- 1933-1934, 1935-1936Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Dogmahistorische Beteekenis, cursus, dictaat Dr. V. Hepp; notes in English by Masselink --- 1930-1933Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Smalle Dogmatiek, dictaat Dr. V. Hepp; notes in English by Masselink --- 1927-1928Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Sociale Ethiek dictaat van Dr. V. Hepp; notations in English by Masselink --- 1933-1934Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Tekstencollege, mimeographed notes in Dutch by Dr. V. Hepp, curcus; notations in English by Masselink --- 1934-1935Add to your cart.
Series 6: Addenda: Lectures, Papers, Sermons --- 1946-1953Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Biblical theology, Reformed Bible Institute brochureAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Brief summary of Reformed doctrine, co-authored by Ed Masselink; CatechismAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Common Grace and Christian Education supplementAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Covenant of Redemption, paperAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormonism, Seventh Day AdventismAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Doctrine of the Last Things, paperAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Family Altar message --- Jan-46Add to your cart.
Folder 8: General Revelation, paper --- Feb-53Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Notes on HebrewsAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Inaugural sermon, Second Englewood CRC, Chicago, IllinoisAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Letter to Board of Trustees on issue of Masselink's teaching --- 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Let Us Face the Issue, second edition; Van Til's "Common Grace"Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Lord's Prayer sermon --- 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Qualities of God, notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Reasons for evangelistic workAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Recent Tornado Disaster in the Light of Scripture, paperAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Revelation: notes, exegetical studiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Sermons on the Apostles' Creed --- 1946Add to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "Social Problems," Reformed Bible Institute, class notes --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: "Summary of Sociology" --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: "Teachings of the Letter to the Hebrews"Add to your cart.
Folder 4: "The Well-meant Offer of Salvation" --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: What is Wrong with the Lodge? --- [195-]Add to your cart.
[HERH HS495.M3]