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His Name is Jesus

“And thou shall call his name JESUS” (Matthew 1:21). Soon it will be the time for our Christmas programs and celebrations. We will not hold “mass” as the name “Christmas” originally meant in the Romish church. We will use the word uncritically and put new wine in the old bottles; we will celebrate the great […]

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Reformation Day Thoughts

A very rich young Israelite came running to Jesus. We read that Jesus loved this young man. Every word which he spoke to him was infinite love in the form of instruction and correction. Strange as it may sound, this young man has a troubled soul, a troubled and accusing conscience. He did not yet […]

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The Biblical Teaching on “Sympathy” (2)

“For in that he himself suffered, being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted” Heb. 2:18. “For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities, but was in all parts tempted like as we are, yet without sin.”  Heb. 4:15 In our first article […]

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The Biblical Teaching on “Sympathy” (1)

“Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth those that fear Him” Psalm 103:13.   Forward: It is upon the friendly invitation of the Staff of Beacon Lights that I undertake to write a few thoughts on the subject of Christian sympathy-empathy.  I am deeply grateful for this singular privilege to write […]

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Choosing a Life’s Calling?

“Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: fear God and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.”  Ecclesiastes 12:13 Choosing a life’s calling, a life’s partner, should be and is the seeking to perform the will of God, the will of our heavenly Father! In the most basic sense […]

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Reformation Day Thoughts

A very rich young Israelite came running to Jesus. We read that Jesus loved this young man. Every word which he spoke to him was infinite love in the form of instruction and correc­tion. Strange as it may sound, this young man has a troubled soul, a troubled and accusing conscience. He did not yet […]

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Honoring the Hoary Head

“Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and fear thy God. I am the LORD.” Leviticus 19:32 Hoary Head! Face of an old man! A great mark of distinction in Israel. Singled out for honor and esteem by those who are younger in the congregation of […]

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Israel Remembered in Covenant Mercy

“He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy, as he spake to our fathers, to his seed forever.” Luke 1:54, 55 There are times in the history of God’s people when the mighty deeds of God are exceedingly manifested in their faithfulness and love! Such were the days of the nativity of […]

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New Year’s Musings and Aspirations

“The LORD is my shepherd I shall not want.” Psalm 23:1 Yes, another year has become history, never to return. The pages of the time-space of three hundred sixty-five days are written full. Seemingly man wrote these pages, but really it was the work of the firm and guiding hand of our Father in heaven; […]

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