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God’s Word: The Only Sure Foundation

How often don’t we rely on something other than the Word of God when we are challenged to give a reason why we do one thing and refuse to do another thing? Classmates may ask, “Are you going to the movies with us tonight? Who are you taking to the dance? Would you like a […]

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Kristin is a member of Edgerton Protestant Reformed Church in Edgerton, Minnesota. A 1999 Scholarship Essay. The advent of the World Wide Web, or the Internet, is undoubtedly the most extensive global change that our world has experienced in the last decade. Like the television in the 50’s, the Internet of the 90’s has swept […]

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Without Further Ado: My Family

It happened often, that Rachel, when she was alone at home, moved up and down in her room, tidying up after some repairs to her clothes. She hummed a Psalm and digested remarks and pieces of conversation she had picked up in the office; there were always people who complained or chattered loudly, regardless of […]

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Barren Women

A member of the Wellington Protestant Reformed Fellowship, but living on the South Island of NZ.  Dear Beacon Lights Editor: We have for many years been subscribers to, and keen readers of, your excellent magazine. Especially as, by the grace of God, we have raised four covenant children and learned, along with them, the doctrines […]

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Take Time

Take the time today to say I love you, To your spouse, your child, your friend. Take time today, and not tomorrow To work on problems and help them mend. For today may be the last time You’ll have the chance to say “I love you, and you mean so much to me Upon this […]

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The Song of Zion

A Psalter-Psalm Devotional of Praise to Our Sovereign, Covenant God June 1 Read Psalm 139:1-12 Psalm 139:1-3 A well-known truth is “God is everywhere!” What is our reaction to such a profound statement? Do we, like David, comprehend the whole of its meaning? Do we want to know its meaning? There are three ways in […]

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Psalter 273 – The Deliverance of Zion

“The Deliverance on Zion” is the title of the Psalter versification to which we turn this month. This versification comes from Psalm 102:12-22 and emphasizes the always-present help of our God. God’s attributes of immutability and of His eternity are discussed in this passage. We shall look at when and how God protects His people. […]

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Witnessing and Testifying of the Truth (3)

Speech at the Young People’s Convention, Redlands, 1999. In this final installment, Rev. Gritters gives us some practical helps for witnessing and testifying of the truth. PRACTICAL HELPS But still you say, “I don’t feel prepared to talk about creation, or life and death.” So I would like to give a couple of suggestions as […]

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