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The Sins of Youth

Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness’ sake, O Lord. Ps. 25:7 The sins of our youth; one would think sins committed and repented of years even decades ago would be long forgotten. We know God’s promise to His people that if […]

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An Essay on Humility

Lisa is an eighth grade student at Covenant Day School in Charlotte, North Carolina. The dictionary and the Bible define humility as a sense of one’s sinfulness, modesty, recognition that man can do nothing without God, a state of mind that makes us patient under trials, meekness, and a willingness to put others before oneself. […]

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How Should Children Be Raised?

Hi Rev. Laning, This is Lisa Poortinga. I go to Peace Protestant Reformed Church of Lansing. I have a rubric question that has to do with one of the classes I’m taking at Illiana Christian. It’s a child development class. I was asked by my teacher how we should raise our kids? Should we raise […]

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The Call to Minister an Effective Word

When a young Reformed man meditates upon the future labors to which the Lord may be calling him, certainly the ministry of the gospel will have primary consideration. A believing young man understands the importance of the ministerial office and its crucial role in the salvation of lost sinners. Not only has he been taught, […]

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Watching Daily At My Gates

 April 1 Read Romans 4:6-12, LD 23 Q&A 60 After having received the blessed assurance that we are righteous before God, the explanation of the source of that righteousness is explained. We learn that that righteousness is not in ourselves but in Jesus Christ. This is a very blessed thought. There is nothing that can […]

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What Was It Like?

What was it like for Israel to be saved out of Egypt and brought through the Red Sea? The question can come to our minds as we read this amazing and glorious story. Here were thousands of people—grandfathers and grandmothers, parents and children, brothers and sisters and babies. They stood before the Red Sea with […]

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