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Why We Must Study History?

Is it really necessary to study history? When we were youngsters we studied it in the elementary school, then some more history courses in junior high and now a large portion of our time in high school and college is given to the study of history. Why? What good will it do me? Those are […]

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The Lamb That Was Slain

Weary, heavy laden and utterly perplexed, With hopes all shattered and hearts sore vexed, Busily conversing as they travel along To the village of Emmaus, about sixty furlong, While communing and reasoning about the events of the day. Behold! Jesus draws near and joins them on the way. But their eyes were holden and they […]

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Fallen Into the Gap

To most of us discussion of the generation gap is fairly common. It has been talked about and discussed in society, at school and among our friends. But let us not simply discuss it. Let us delve into this problem as Christians in the light of Scripture. Does the generation gap exist in the world? […]

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Bridging the Gap

The generation gap is lack of understanding between the older and younger generations of today. Parents can’t understand their teenagers “young” ideas and teenagers can’t understand their parents “old fashioned” ideas. There is very distinct difference between teenagers brought up in a worldly home and those brought up in a Christian atmosphere. But, is there […]

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Suggestions and Materials for Young People’s Programs By Flora E. Breck Baker Book House, 74 pages, $1.50 This book was written to aid leaders in leading youth in their programs and singspirations. Each program has a theme, featuring Scripture references, incidents, prayers, and hymn titles appropriate to the theme. But it also features Arminian tendencies, […]

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Who’s Out of Focus?

Who’s Out of Focus? By Daniel R. Seagren Baker Book House, 103 pages, $1.50 Who’s Out of Focus? by Daniel Seagren is a book written in conversational form, divided into three parts. Part one deals with life on the campus, and includes twelve conversations, each two pages long. Part two presents ten dialogues concerning life […]

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1800 Quippable Quips

1800 Quippable Quips By E. C. McKenzie Baker Book House, 81 pages, $1.00 This book written by E. C. McKenzie is an amusing book, full of jokes, puns, and sayings relative to life in the world as it is today. Although some of these quips joke about serious matters such as religion and marriage, they […]

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A Very Present Help

A Very Present Help By Douglas A. Elliot Baker Book house, 27 pages, $.50 A Very Present Help is the name given to a booklet of suggested prayers to be prayed while one is in the hospital. There are fifteen prayers, each based on a verse from the Bible. On the whole, these prayers very […]

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Beware of Dead Orthodoxy

What is Dead Orthodoxy? What are the historical conditions that give rise to the phenomenon that we call dead orthodoxy. Dead orthodoxy rises in a church that has been engaged in a fierce struggle for the truth after she has been forced to make a sharp distinction between truth and error. From one point of […]

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Ruth’s Beautiful Confession

“And Ruth said, Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God: where thou diest I will die, and there will I be buried: the Lord […]

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Perfect Love

Beloved, let us love one another; for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, […]

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Passion

We also are men of like passions. Barnabas and Paul We’ve been on tour, in the name of wonder, through Interpreter’s house. Much there made us wonder, including the two sitting in a little room, Passion and Patience. Passion sat squirming, fretting and fuming, very dissatisfied, the reason being that the head of the house […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

Miscellaneous The past weeks can be noted for the many programs sponsored within our churches and schools. On March 8 the Federation Board sponsored a combined choir program in the First Church in Grand Rapids. The choirs of Hudsonville, Hope, and Covenant Chr. High participated to make an enjoyable evening. Then on March 20 the […]

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Holy Temples

This era in history may well be called “The Sex Age” by future historians. It has been the age in which the “Pill” has had a tremendous rise in popularity and use. Abortion is openly advocated and has received the favor of the politicians in many foreign countries and now also in Hawaii. “Free Love” […]

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