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Watching Daily At My Gates

The Song of Zion “A Psalter–Psalm Devotional of Praise to Our Sovereign Covenant God” July 16 Read II Chronicles 14:1-8 Psalm 24:7 Many texts in the Old Testament speak of the city of Jerusalem’s picture of the church of God. The walls of that physical city served as defenses from many enemies. The gates had two […]

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The Cat of Bubastes

The Cat of Bubastes, A Tale of Ancient Egypt, by G. A. Henty (1889) The Cat of Bubastes is a story that will give readers of any age delightful insight into the life and customs of the ancient Egyptians. After reading this book with my students at school, and doing some research on Henty, I have […]

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I Was There

I was there when they crucified the Lord. Were you? I was there in the garden when the shouting mob of soldiers and ruffians came to arrest Him, armed with swords and staves and bearing torches with which to light the way. I was there in the Judgment Hall as the Pharisees and chief priests […]

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Bible Study Basics

Last society season, the Randolph Protestant Reformed Young People’s Society began studying the book of Judges. This coming season, the Lord willing, we will conclude our study of this book. To help the young people prepare for the weekly discussions, I prepared a list of questions on each chapter of the book. These questions are […]

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Between You and Me

Of all the parables that are given to us in the Bible, I have always loved the parable of the good Samaritan. Perhaps I might even acknowledge it as my favorite and I can’t help but wonder if there are others who would agree with me. We are drawn to this story because it is […]

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A Turn of Events: From Chaos to Comfort (5)

He was a quiet and gentle boy. He loved books and he loved to study. He was well-suited to be taught in the best of schools, though his father, a tutor, could not afford this. The senate of Breslau, however, took note of this brilliant tutor’s son. Zacharius Ursinus was sixteen years old when he […]

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