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Easter by Way of the Cross

The Passion season is again with us, that wonderful time of the year when in a special way we commemorate the suf­fering and death of our Lord and Sav­iour. And just a few more weeks, and another Easter Day will dawn, when “Torn the lips of old and young alike, we hear the old yet […]

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Crossroads

There still exists in our circles a cala­mitous underestimation of the gravity of the problem with which our churches are now contending as regards the confes­sional standards upon which our churches are grounded and in which lies the future of the true church of Christ upon this earth. Just now, without a doubt, our churches […]

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An Undesirable Change

A news reporter from one of the Chicago daily papers recently attended a Presbyterian Church in the city. After the service he interviewed Rev. Richard S. McCarrol, the assistant to the super­intendent of the Chicago Presbytery’s Church Extension Board. During the interview, Rev. McCarrol reported to him the following: “Today the Calvinistic doctrine of pre­destination […]

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Ruth

THE BOOK OF RUTH LESSON I. The author of this book of Ruth is un­known, and the time when it was written is likewise unknown. But the time when the events recorded in it took place is indicated to us in the very first words of the book. It was the time of the Judges. […]

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Our Attitude toward Sports

Dick is a freshman in a Christian college in one of the cities of our land. He has been reared in a Christian home by godly parents, has attended the Chris­tian school both in the primary grades and in high school. He is a sincere cove­nant young man, who believes in God as his Father, […]

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Wage and Price Controls

Wage and Price Controls. We all know what this means. At least we begin to realize that measures are being taken to stop inflation and that something will soon be done to con­trol other things in connection with our daily earthly living. Whether this is the solution to the problem is not my concern just […]

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Marriage

Here is an interesting question: “Do you think it is right for our ministers to perform the marriage ceremony between one of our Young People and one of an­other denomination, if they are aware of the fact that the party will leave our church? If it is a sin to leave the church which proclaims […]

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Christian Labor Association

I received the following question some time ago, and due to the fact that I had to do some research before I would be able to answer same, and also due to the press of other labors, I was not able to answer until now. Here is the ques­tion: “Is the Christian Labor Association really […]

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A Deck of Cards

The bridge game has a strange fascina­tion to millions of people in America. Wherever you go in almost every walk of life, you will see people spending hours and hours in shuffling and drop­ping the cards. This is a common scene in practically all the army camps, fac­tories, offices, prisons, hospitals, hotels, restaurants and homes […]

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Bells Are Ringing

The Bells Are Ringing, by Albert C. Wyckoff. Published by Zondervan Publ. House. It was a disappointed Mrs. Ellen Brand who went from the store to the house to prepare a room for her stepson, Ted. For some time Ellen had been nursing a dream—a dream of her family becom­ing one primarily dedicated to the […]

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Television, Servant or Master

Television, Servant or Master, by Edward J. Carnell. Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publ. Co. A very timely book, Television, Servant or Master, touches on a problem with which some, of our readers have already met; a problem which the rest of us will have to face sooner or later. Dr. Carnell presents a very […]

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A Herbivorous Giant

In the animal kingdom the three larg­est animals are the elephant, the hippo­potamus, and the rhinoceros. Huge ani­mals, yes, but what a vast difference in brain capacity! The brilliant-minded ele­phant is admired for his cleverness and learning ability. How well they perform and how adept they become at tricks. They can be taught how to […]

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Military Mail Bag

Well, men, this month Beacon Lights gets underway a new department which will concern itself primarily with you and your interests. Right off we ought to tell you the general idea is to use this space to the best advantage in keeping you posted on things back home and to help you keep in touch […]

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1 Corinthians 15:24-28

I have this question: Please explain 1 Corinthians 15:24-28. The passage reads: “Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and all author­ity and power, vs. 24. “For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under […]

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