God, Marriage and Sex

After reading the December and February issues of the Beacon Lights entitled, “Augustine on Sex and Marriage,” and “Child-bearing, Not Child Prevention,” by Mr. Steve Spencer and Mr. Ken DeJong respectively, I am compelled to submit the following response. My response follows consider­able meditation and prayer on my part. First,...

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Godly Gossip

Every two years there is a conference held somewhere in the British Isles under the control of the British Reformed Fellowship. Although the majority of the people in attendance are either from Covenant Protestant Reformed Church in Northern Ireland or are of your Protestant Reformed churches in America—including Professors Engelsma...

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In the “Nieuwe Kerk”

This is the interior of the Nienwe Kerk (“New Church”) in the old Dutch city of Delft, The Netherlands. A late gothic cruciform basilica, built in the years 1384-1495. The chancel has twelve pillars (representing the twelve Apostles). The nave of the church has sixteen columns (representing the sixteen prophets...

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The Song of Zion

A Psalter – Psalm Devotional of Praise to Our Sovereign Covenant God   Using this devotional in the classroom. The idea for using the Psalter in connection with the Psalms in these devotionals grew out of my devotions with the children in my classroom. I find that the Psalms are...

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What is of Good Report (6)

The school year was almost finished and I could hardly wait for summer vacation to begin. If only we didn’t have all these tests! The weather had become perfect for rollerblading, soccer, and basketball—anything except studying. I could hardly stand it! And so began my problems… “Whatcha doin’ tonight, Philip?...

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Angry Young Men

“Rejoice, O young man in thy youth; and let thine heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.” Ecclesiastes 11:9-10...

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