Obedience

Mr. Gaastra is the President of the School Board of the Protestant Reformed Christian School, Redlands, California.   The cause of Christian instruction is dear to the hearts of Christian parents.  They spare neither time nor money so that the Covenant children may receive the very best of Christian instruction. ...

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Trust in the Lord

Not human strength or mighty hosts Not charging steeds or war-like boasts Can save from overthrow; But God will save from death and shame All those who fear and trust His Name Any they no want shall know.   “To trust: to confide; to have confidence in God.  What is...

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Question Box

Question: “Is it proper for the minister to take communion at both services?  If so, why do not the elders do this also?” Answer: We should consider that there is no rule which tells us that we may not celebrate communion every Sabbath or every time we worship.  The number...

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Miracles

In the Old Testament we read of many miracles.  The history of Israel in bondage; there God performed many miracles to free His people.  When they were freed from Pharaoh, they were led thru the Red Sea on dry land.  In the wilderness many miracles were performed: God showing His...

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The Spiritual World

From all of Scripture we conclude that Angels are Spiritual beings which possess intelligence, will and power.  In their intellectual faculties, they are far superior to man and have much more knowledge about God’s council than man does.  The greatness of their power is manifested by the means and titles...

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Charioteer

A Story of Old Egypt in the Days of Joseph. Used by permission of the Eerdman’s Publ. Co. Grand Rapids, Mich.   With the morning, Joseph felt much refreshed.  Before the sun began to color the eastern sky, the caravan turned into the roadway.  Raanah had tallowed Joseph’s feet to...

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Letter from the Netherlands

One of the board members of Beacon Lights, Mr. Hoeksema, asked me to write an article about “conditions among the Netherland youth”.  It is difficult in a short article to give some information about the conditions of the youth in our small country.  But this is no reason for us...

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Calvary’s Sympathies

Troubles! Grief and sorrows without number! Sorrows and pains of body and soul!  Yes, these things, regardless of their cause, spell the need of that psychological phenomenon which we call human sympathy.  And the peculiar thing about sympathy is that in spite of the character or degree of one’s affliction,...

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Movies

This is not to be a discussion of the movies as they are shown in the present day theaters and shows.  It shouldn’t be necessary, even though it probably is, it shouldn’t be necessary to discuss that evil among us.  And that a discussion of that shouldn’t be necessary is...

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