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The Liberated Churches and You

Now that we have discussed somewhat the idea of church correspondence as such, we shall try in this second article to treat the matter of correspondence between the Protestant Reformed and the Liberated Churches, discussing brief­ly the background, attempts at, advis­ability and possibility of such correspond­ence.   Background: From the outset we must state that […]

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Revival?

“Big revival sweeps Campus at Wheat­on College”, stated the first page head­line of the Chicago Daily News one day during the second week of February. Accompanied by several pictures of stu­dents giving a testimony, the news re­porter described the revival that was taking place at Wheaten. For thirty eight consecutive hours students filled the chapel […]

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Elections

Elections: The latest British election gives me an occasion to make a few comments. As you know, the Socialist government won by a very small margin. Britain’s Socialist government’s progress has been a very important phenomenon to observe ever since its rise to power. The move­ments in one country and among a cer­tain people reflect […]

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Confessing Christians

This is the season of the year which is called Lent. It is especially, though not exclusively, at this time that we are reminded of the death and resurrection of our Saviour. To us, however, the Passion Story is not a mere history or fiction but is an event of unequalled sig­nificance which has the […]

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John 19:17 – 20:18

LESSON LX. Jesus Crucified (John 19:17-25) The Crucifixion ns such, vss. 17, 18. Immediately after the sentence has been pronounced Jesus is led away to the place of execution. Generally the con­demned one had to carry his own cross, or at least a part of it. Jesus must carry all of it. John omits the […]

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The Uplook’s Always Bright

All the world is in confusion, There is trouble everywhere— Sin and sorrow and delusion, Hearts in turmoil and despair, Hopeless is the scene about us, Deeper grow the shades of night Yes, the outlook may be dreary, But the uplook’s always bright.   Oh, the outlook may be dreary, But the uplook’s always bright! […]

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Greatest Story Ever Told

The Greatest Story Ever Told by Fulton Oursler published by Doubleday & Company, Inc. Garden City. N. Y. “This is the story of Jesus.” So begins this novel of the life of Christ and goes on in contemporary, colorful language to tell the events in the 33 year period of Christ’s walk upon earth. I […]

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Eternity (2)

Thought waiting, we are occupied As busily as can be, With such as Thou hast us supplied, Therein thus serving Thee; And unconcerned for anything Except one thing, which is, That we to Thee our praise may bring. So we Thy Name may bless.   Thou Father art so dear to us, Thy covenant blessedness […]

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Cortisone

Directly above each human kidney lies a small yellowish brown organ resem­bling a miniature pancake. They are known as adrenal glands, and they be­long to the endocrine system of our body. Unlike the other organs of our body, the endocrine glands have no duct or outlet. Each adrenal gland consists of two parts—the inner core […]

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The Calvinist as a Citizen

In the booklet Youth Speaks on Calvin­ism, the author of the chapter entitled “The Calvinist as a Citizen”, contends that the principle of Calvinism must be applied to the political sphere as well as to all other spheres. He believes that history proves the possibility of working out such a program. In 1878 Dr. A. […]

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Liberated Churches

Kampen, Nederland March 7, 1950 Dear Beacon Lighters, On Feb. 17 I had a chance to tell a mass meeting of Liberated Youth in Zwolle all about you. Don’t mind, do you? We had a swell time. I told them about the Convention, Society life, Pro­testant Reformed Christian Schools, Re­formed Witness Hour, Sunday School, Field […]

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