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Keeping the Sabbath Day Holy

You might have heard in history class of General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. You might know that he was a brilliant Civil War general. But did you know that he loved God? Did you know that he sought to keep the sabbath day holy in thankfulness for his salvation? On Sundays during the war, he worshipped […]

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The Proverbs 7 Woman

*This is the text of the speech given at a Young People’s Mass Meeting held in 2018. Introduction, Verses 1-5 In verse one Solomon tells us he speaks to his son. In the rest of the chapter we see he is speaking to his son about the “strange woman.” The strange woman is sexual temptation […]

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Unknown

Of all the months of the year, none has greater significance for the church of God, has more to say to us, carries with it more sentiment, than this month of December, which is with us once again. How soon! How time does fly! First of all, first also in the minds of young and […]

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But for the Grace of God

Roughly 100 of them stared back at us in that old, hot chapel at the Indiana State Prison. Their faces each told a story, a sobering story that was a mystery to the beholders. The thought crossed my mind as I looked out over the crowd, “How many of these faces were the last thing […]

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Every two years, the British Reformed Fellowship (BRF) hosts a family conference somewhere in the British Isles. This year the conference was held at Hebron Hall in Cardiff, Wales. Our family had been talking about going for a while, and finally, our hopes became a reality. We, along with our grandparents, Ken and Mary Velthouse, […]

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The Sweet Slavery of Christian Liberty

The liberty which Christ hath purchased for believers under the gospel consists in their freedom from the guilt of sin, the condemning wrath of God, the curse of the moral law; and, in their being delivered from this present evil world, bondage to Satan, and dominion of sin; from the evil of afflictions, the sting […]

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Spiritual Growth in South Wales

I recently read an interesting article by Dale Mansona in the April 2018 issue of Beacon Lights about the life of a young Christian in Ireland, so I thought that I would share my experiences as a young Christian in Wales. Although I grew up in a “Church in Wales” primary school, the school was […]

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A Light Affliction

Why me? What did I do to deserve this? I deserve better. These are all things that I find myself thinking too often. When God puts certain trials and hardships in my life, my first reaction tends to be anger and frustration. I am blinded by my own struggles, and I fail to see that […]

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The Questions I Never Was Asked

There are tons—and that’s a lot—of questions I never was asked. Some of them might be labeled frivolous: Do you like sushi? Or, what is your fourth favorite color? Others might be considered meaningful: Who is the most important U.S. President and why? Or, how important is the U.S. Constitution to you? Then there are […]

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Depression and Anxiety Part 4

We have emphasized that too much stress is most often a contributing factor to depression and anxiety. To combat this two-headed monster of depression and anxiety, we must learn how to minimize stress. And to do that we must be guided by the Bible as we view ourselves and as we live our lives in […]

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