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Arguing With Asaph

Asaph, I must complain about you. And though you have centuries ago been lain to rest in the earth, yet I would have a word or two with you. For, I am almost on the point of calling you a fool, but before I do so I would hear what you have to say in […]

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Pentecost and Christian Living

This month, only a few days ago, we were privileged to celebrate another of our great Christian festivals–Pentecost. Were you happy, Christian friends? Was your inmost heart filled with the joy of your salvation? That Pentecost is by no means the best understood and most enthusiastically celebrated of our Christian feastdays is a matter of […]

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The Wonder Drug (Cont.)

In our last article we discussed the twofold approach of the Northern Regional Research Laboratory (United States Department of Agricultural) to the problem of increasing penicillin production; namely, by finding more productive strains of the organism and by improving the medium with the introduction of corn-steep liquor and lactose (milk-sugar). In this article it is […]

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The Apologists (4)

Origen. As we remarked in an earlier issue of Beacon Lights, the Apologists were divided into those of the Greek School and those of the Latin School. We will now single out one of those in the Greek School for our consideration in this issue. Naturally we select Origen, for he was indeed the outstanding […]

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Don’t Be Like That!

It may be rather presumptuous on my part to write on this subject, and I may be trespassing in another’s territory, but I feel constrained to utter a word of warning and encouragement to our young people in this matter. According to the congregational statistics on page 7 of the Church Directory of Fuller Ave. […]

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Letters From Our Boys

Edgerton, Minn Dear Friends, Just a line to let you know, I’m home, and discharged, and wish to take this opportunity to thank you very much for the Beacon Lights you have sent me while in service. I appreciate them very, very much and they were a great help to me. Sincerely, Joe De Koekkoek […]

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Seeking The Lord

Psalm 27:4 – “One think have I desired of the Lord, that would I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to enquire in his temple.” There are three thoughts which I will bring out in […]

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Signs of the Times

Matthew 24: 6-8 – “And ye shall hear of wars and rumors of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers […]

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I Have Resigned

After serving Beacon Lights as its Business Manager for five years, it is impossible for me to lay down my task and title without a word of appreciation to all our loyal subscribers, a word of thanks to my co-workers, and a word of encouragement to my successors. All in all it has been a […]

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The Works of Father Chiniquy

Translation and Condensation by Mr. George Ten Elshof   Introduction: – Karl Chiniquy, a young man studying for the priesthood, has been disputing with his instructor concerning the vow of celebicy. Father Leprohon, his instructor, has vainly attempted to overthrow the Scriptural proofs which young Chiniquy sets forth. Last time we left him busily and […]

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