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What’s Wrong with Rock? (1): Origin (Concluded)

As we noted in the first installment on the origin of rock music in the May issue of the “Beacon Lights”, jazz had its origins primarily in the whorehouses of New Orleans, although it was also played in the saloons, dance halls, juke-joints and cabarets surrounding the ” red-light ” district. The two main elements […]

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The Christian and His Bible

All normal Christian young people know something of the treachery of their sinful nature. They know a little of how much inclined they are to the allurements of the seductive wicked world environment they live in. They confess many failures, and the falling short of holy resolution. For they, too, groan with, “The good that […]

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Unknown

Read Gen. 17. I. God speaks here of establishing His covenant with Abraham and with His seed in their generations. A. What is the covenant? 1. Is it the same in Old and New Testaments? Prove. 2. Are the promises of the covenant the same in both Old and New? Prove. a. The promise 1) […]

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Social and Political Responsibility

I. Society A. Society is a collective group of people. 1. It includes all the people in a certain area or community. 2. Church members and non-church members are all included. B. But society is not simply a group of people who have no relation to each other;it is an organism. 1. The people in […]

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Lord, Teach Us to Pray

Prayer is that wonderful gift given us of our heavenly Father whereby we may communicate with Him and glorify Him. As children of the covenant, prayer has been an integral pan of our lives. When we were small prayers were said at the table and we were taught to fold our hands and close our […]

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Fight Against Sin!

What would you think if a person from another church said this about his church, “On the one hand, we suffer from great lethargy, ineffectiveness, and boredom. . . . My own denomination suffers as much from dead orthodoxy as it does from lifeless liberalism. . . ?” We might be inclined to agree with […]

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Christian Witnessing

I. What is it? A. The biblical idea of witnessing. 1. It first of hall has a legal connotation to it. a. To be an eye-witness to a certain transaction. b. To be a witness to the selling of a certain piece of land. c. To witness to the marriage of someone. 2. It means […]

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