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The Practical Implications of Reformed Doctrine

Perhaps a better title would be, Practical Principles of Reformed Doctrine. What, to the Reformed thinker, is a principle? A principle is a determined, fundamental truth deduced from the Scriptures, comprehending many subordinate doctrines and guiding us as a right rule of conduct or action. For us there is basically one principle. It is the […]

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Witnessing a Good Confession

There is a common Dutch saying that goes like this: “Waar het hart vol van is, daar vloeit de mond van over.” For those of you who cannot read and understand the Holland language, the meaning and free translation is this: The mouth overflows with that with which the heart is filled. Listen to the […]

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Disorderly Conduct

Disorderly Conduct Among the youth. There is disorderly conduct among all members and classes of our society. There is public unashamed indecency and crime. But this time we are concerned about the conduct of youth. There is especially the problem of the youth in our L. A. area. It is discerned in public in many […]

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Responsibility

The above caption will immediately raise in the mind of our readers the thought of a certain point of discussion that was for some time coming to the foreground in our Christian life. The history of the individual Christian life and of the Christian church has a way of bringing such points to the foreground, […]

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The Military Mail Bag

Hello Servicemen, Here we are once again with a new batch of letters from “you all.” You’ve really gone to town this time and the Mail Bag is really bulging. That’s the way we like it. * * * * * From Norfolk, Va., SW Don Aardema, who hails from Iowa, writes:   Dear Friends, […]

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The Untold Korea Story

The Untold Korea Story by Bob Pierce and Ken Anderson, published by Zondervan Publishing House The war in Korea has continued for some time now. We all know, of course, that the Korean peninsula is divided into two opposing forces, the U.N. sponsored South Korean Republic and Red-dominated North Korea. Communism has full control of […]

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By Strange Paths

By Strange Paths by Sallie Lee Bell, published by Zondervan Publishing House. As Elise Demarest is returning from a mission of mercy to a dying woman, she is suddenly taken captive by two men who have been lurking in the shadows of the buildings along the narrow streets of old Paris. She is forced into […]

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10,000 Tom-Toms

10,000 Tom-Toms by Jens Larsen, published by The Muelenberg Press, 1228 Spruce St., Philadelphia 7, Pa., 1952. The setting of this story is Liberia of the past half century. It is a story that reveals how slowly and how hardly Christianity and civilization make progress among the natives in this African country. The main character—perhaps […]

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Convention a Must

The June issue of Beacon Lights will contain information about the Convention to be held this year in Fuller Avenue Church in Grand Rapids, thus I was informed. Besides I was asked to write a short article giving reasons why the young people should attend the coming Convention. It seems to me it is not […]

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