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God in Our Flesh – Why?

There have been many critical moments in the history of the world, moments when the fate of nations was at stake, times when the very existence of civilization seemed to hang by a slender thread. Historians have given much attention to these momentous periods for their significance is great indeed. The period of cultural development […]

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The Dark, Uncertain Future

Although, in a sense, the future can always be said to be uncertain, yet at present this is the case as never before. Although there have often been periods in history when the times looked dark and the future very uncertain; the present in a very particular way can be said to be so. The […]

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Turned Inside Out

That, friends, is what happens to us during the Christmas season: God turns us inside out! We have again come to that season of the year which is known among us as Christmas. However, that is a fact of which none of us has need of being reminded, for where-ever we turn, everywhere, we find […]

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A New Version

A New Version Since the publication of the new “Revised Standard Version”, I had intended to make a few comments in Beacon Lights about it. This is an interesting subject and warrants a more lengthy consideration than can be given in these few lines. The version is authorized by the National Council of the Churches […]

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The Christian and His Labors

In our previous article we tried to face the problem that confronts us as Christians in the field of Labor—in that field with all its carnal strivings, with all its perversions of the meaning of the work of our hands. Certainly for the Christian whose lot is cast into a daily first-hand contact with this […]

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Messages in Field and Wood

How Loudly, our God speaks to us in the works of His hands in the midst of which we live! Most of us do not hear Him, for the sound is drowned in the roar of the wind that rushes past our car windows as we hurtle down highways and byways, impelled by the hurry […]

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Communism (1): An Old Religion

The first three verses of Psalm two contains the religion of Communism in a nutshell: “Why do the heathen rage and the people imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together against the Lord and against His Anointed, saying; Let us break their bards asunder and […]

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The Military Mailbag

Merry Christian Fellows! Even though many of you probably won’t be reading this issue until January or later, we of the B.L. staff join in wishing you the Lord’s blessing on this most joyous day. Many of you will be spending your first Christmas away from loved ones and familiar scenes. At first glance, it […]

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John the Baptist Elias: That Was to Come

I have this question: “We read in Matthew 11:14 and again in Matthew 17:1-13 that Jesus unmistakably points out John the Baptist as “Elias (Elijah) that was to come”. Our question is: “why does John the Baptist himself deny that he is Elias when interrogated on this point by the priests and Levites in John […]

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I Corinthians 12:20 – 14:19

LESSON 41 Each Serving All I Cor. 12:20-31   This section continues the thought of the former lesson but now directs it toward an application needful in the Corinthian church. There was danger that some envied the gifts others had, there was danger of the ‘greater’ proudly disdaining the ‘lesser’, and there was the danger […]

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This Happened in the Hills of Kentucky

This Happened in the Hills of Kentucky by John Vogel, published by Zondervan Publishing House. Near Corbin, Kentucky, in the southeastern part of the state, may be found an institution known as the Galilean Childrens Home. “This Happened in Hills of Kentucky” is about the founding of this home and its progress. The author, John […]

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