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A Meeting of Delinquents

Tonight we are having a special meeting, quite out of the ordinary, different from any you have ever heard of or seen. More than likely you could never really call such a meeting, since the proper evening could not be found, the weather would not be favorable, and the circumstances simply would not allow it.  […]

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Reading…A Lost Art

Never before has a generation of young people gone out to face life as well versed in the three R’s as in our day.  Practically everyone has toiled and worried over his “reading, riting, and rithmetic” for at least eight years, if not longer.  The man who signs his name with an X and stares […]

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The Pilgrim Fathers

In this Thanksgiving season most Americans are again commemorating the arrival of their forebearers, the “Pilgrim Fathers”, on this continent. Some fall down blindly and worship, eulogizing unconditionally and unreservedly while others, although superficially admiring their courage and pioneering, are far above their so-called bigotry and intolerance. But we as Protestant Reformed people, who are […]

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Mystery of Mar Saba

The Mystery of Mar Saba by J. H. Hunter Jerusalem is the city in which most of the action of this novel takes place.  The Nazi government has a plot to upset the entire Christian world by having a document cleverly forged to show that the resurrection of the Lord did not actually take place, […]

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To Our Boys In Service

Dear Fellows:- The Staff of our Beacon Lights asked to me to write a monthly letter to our young men in the service, as a contribution to our young people’s publication.  This invitation I gladly and readily accepted.  It gives me an opportunity to remain in touch with all of our young men- not only […]

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Letters from Our Boys

Dear Editor: I received the October issue of “Beacon Lights” and it certainly was a pleasant reminder of past associations with development of our own paper.  In this issue you requested that the Service men write a letter to share their experiences with our friends at home.  Hence this letter. The writer has been in […]

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Seed Travelers

Each year the plants spring forth anew, Scattered far from where they grew, For seeds are travelers, you know Transported by animals, to and fro.   In the last issue of the Beacon Lights the two agents of seed dispersal discussed were birds and insects.  This article will be a continuation of the same subject […]

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The Draft Muddle

Almost everyone is convinced that there has been a great deal of bungling in the execution of the draft-law.  The activity of the various draft boards has been marked by glaring inconsistencies with a view to both classification and deferment so that the impression that has been made on the general public is one of […]

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Hebrews 11

Outline 5 ABEL’S BETTER SACRIFICE 1st week of November Heb. 11:4:- “By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh.”  Compare also Gen. 4. As the writer of Hebrews 11 […]

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