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Christianity and Capital Punishment

Capital punishment is the execution of a civilian by the state for some crime that the civilian has committed. Normally capital punishment is the punishment given to someone who has broken the sixth commandment, as found in Exodus 20:13 and Deuteronomy 5:17: “Thou shalt not kill.” The purpose of this commandment is “the preservation of […]

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Firefighter/Electrician

At 15 years old, and a sophomore in high school, I had no idea of what career I wanted steer my learning towards, or what type of work I was interested in down the road. All of those decisions seemed trivial at the time, and my career seemed so far away. Yet now, almost 30 […]

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We of the Reformed, biblical worldview, only by the grace of God, have been enabled to see how creation so clearly shouts that it is God’s alone. Having that worldview, we examine all things through the lens of Scripture. Through this lens we see that creation preaches the glory of God (Psalm 19:1). It shouts […]

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Greetings From the Fed Board

The Federation Board of Young People is going into another busy year and would like to keep you informed on what the Fed Board is, who serves on it, and what we have been working on as of late. The Federation Board works on the behalf of our young people to serve three main purposes. […]

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The Antithesis – A Challenge

In previous articles we have examined various aspects of the antithesis. In this concluding article on the subject, we present the antithesis as a challenge in the light of Joshua 24:14–16: “Now therefore fear the LORD, and serve him in sincerity and truth: and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other […]

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Watching Daily At My Gates

February 8 Read Psalm 32. This psalm and its companion, Psalm 51, recount David’s journey back to blessedness after his sin concerning Bathsheba and Uriah.  Notice the first word of each of the first two verses.  We have encountered that word before, in Psalm 1, and it is also the first word of the each […]

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Ted the Turtle

Jared picked up the baby turtle and ran into the house. “Mom, look what I found!” he said breathlessly. Jared’s mother inspected the turtle. It was about the size of Jared’s hand. “Hm, I wonder if it’s a box turtle.” “Can I keep it as a pet, Mom? Ple-e-ase?” She smiled. “Maybe we can try, […]

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