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Stones of Remembrance

It seems that in their life men and women throughout time have felt a strong compulsion to leave their mark on, as well as in the world around them. To leave some type of testimony in his or her wake that will attest to their existence at one point or another in history. Probably we […]

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History Relocation

Dear Editor I am very much enjoying the reminiscences of the late Rev. Cornelius Hanko in the Beacon Lights as edited by his granddaughter, Karen Van Baren. In Chapter 2, which appeared in the July 2005 Beacon Lights, I happened to notice an error on the map on page 8. Eastern Avenue Church (Eastern Avenue […]

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Be Still My Soul

“Why art thou cast down, O my soul, and why art thou disquieted within me?” Psalm 42:11. When I walk through the forest on a warm summer morning, I find that it may be a hard thing to catch a glimpse of a songbird. They blend so well with the foliage and they flutter and […]

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Doon Protestant Reformed Church

Mrs. A. H. Klein is the only living charter member of the Doon Protestant Reformed Church. Doon PRC’s history began in the year 1926 with a meeting on March 17. Rev. Danhof, minister of the Protesting Reformed Church of Hull, presided over the meeting to organize the Protesting Reformed Church of Doon. The membership was […]

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Watching Daily At My Gates

November 1 Read Psalm 119:1-8 As we take up the meditations for the present, we shall turn to our Lord’s direction to us in Psalm 119. I am not sure if this has been done in the recent past, but I would believe that the perspective will be somewhat different in any case. We shall […]

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Holding the Traditions (1)

Rev. Stewart is a missionary of the Protestant Reformed Churches to the Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship of Northern Ireland. This series is being reprinted with permission from the Covenant Protestant Reformed Fellowship website, http://www.cprf.co.uk/ Volume IX, Issue 24 and Volume X, Issue 1. Scripture (God’s hammer) is the more sure word that shall never pass […]

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What Happens In Zimbabwe?

President Robert Mugabe’s regime in Zimbabwe is guilty of national suicide, says Dr. Peter Hammond, missionary from Cape Town (South Africa) in his monthly publication “Christian Action” (For Reformation and Revival). Everybody should know about this, he says, reminding us of what is written in Proverbs about those who cannot speak for themselves. The Communist […]

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The Ploughboy (8)

It was May of 1535. William Tyndale was brought to a damp, dark dungeon in an old medieval castle, complete with seven towers and a moat. There was no escaping Vilvorde. His faithful friend, Thomas Poyntz, tried desperately to rescue him by writing letters to the court, but was only finally imprisoned himself. Tyndale knew […]

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