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Knock Knock

“Christ is standing and knocking at your door. Let Him in tonight,” said Luis Palau to a group of 5,000 gathered at the Old Kent Park on September 15, 1994. Old Kent Park is home to a local minor baseball team called, appropriately, the White Caps. For the people living in the Grand Rapids area, […]

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Singapore: A Fine City

In the past few years I have heard so much about Singapore.  This small country, 14 miles by 27 miles, receives a lot of attention from the world in general and our church in particular.  So Dale Vink, a member of Grandville PRC, and I decided that a trip there would be necessary. The title […]

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Not a Suggestion, But a Command

“And Jesus came and spake unto them saying, All power is given me in heaven and in earth.  Go ye therefore, and teach all nations.”  Matt. 28:18, 19a “Go ye.”  These two words of Jesus tell us exactly what we must do.  They are so simple that everyone that reads can understand them.  Ever since […]

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Do You Live What You Believe?

We often make excuses or allowances for our sin. We come up with many excuses to try to quiet our conscience. We may say, we were forced into that sin, or anyone would have done that because of the cir­cumstances involved. Maybe we say, we could do nothing else, we were powerless or not strong […]

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An Open Door

Jamaica, as I am sure you know, has been one of our mission fields for many years. I had the privi­lege of visiting some of our churches there this Spring. Much could be said about the people and churches there. God has richly blessed us with a mission that truly needs our attention, work, and […]

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War

You would think that we would not have much in common with soldiers sitting in a foreign country fighting a war some fifty years ago. We get up in the morning, go to work and return again in the usual way day after day. Our lives for the most part are rather stable. But we […]

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Mr. President

January 29, 1993   The President of the United States 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, D.C.   Mr. President, This past month you were installed as the 42nd president of the United States of America. You have been given the privilege from God to preside over the most powerful nation on the earth, an honorable and […]

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Letters

It seems that everyone today has a different idea of what we may or may not do on Sunday. The fourth command­ment tells us not to work and I understand this. But what, for example, is wrong with things we do the other days of the week that are really not work, but have no […]

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It’s Christmas time. A great time of the year for Christians when we celebrate Jesus’ birth. The Beacon Lights staff has a great way for you to celebrate Christmas and keep our giving in perspective. Consider with us the follow­ing: suppose that Protestant Reformed families spend an average of $200 on Christmas gifts. (While some […]

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