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Letter to a Single Friend

I’d like to preface this letter by asking that you read it with your Bibles readily available. I reference a lot of verses, but quote very few of them. I am sure these verses are familiar, but you may not have read them from the point of view of a single person in the past.  […]

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Interview with Elizabeth Schwarz

Here follows an interview with Elizabeth Schwarz from Loveland, Colorado, widow of Hugo Schwarz and mother of Marilyn DeVries, at whose home in Michigan the interview took place.   MHH:  Mrs. Schwarz, where and when were you born? ES:  I was born October 21, 1920, in York County Nebraska. MHH:  Who were your parents? ES:  […]

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Beauty is Vain

Everyone at one time or another has heard the cliché phrase, “It doesn’t matter what you look like on the outside; it only matters what is on the inside.”  Whether it was heard from a parent, friend, or minister, truth is, deep down, everyone dreams of having the flawless body and a face with no […]

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What Does Beauty Mean to You?

What does beauty mean to you? Is beauty seen in the outward appearance or is beauty found deep within the heart? The focus of this article is mainly what beauty means to you as a young woman of the church, but I also strongly encourage  the young men to read this as well, and gain […]

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Watching Daily At My Gates

August 11 Read Romans 12 From the beautiful doctrines of the preceding chapters, Paul exhorts us to a right way of life. It is a life of sanctification in whatever calling God has given to us. We would do well to reread this chapter throughout the year. Our life of Christian service is not one […]

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The Generous Father (1)

Matt bounced over to where his dad and sister were weeding their garden. “Dad, Luke asked me to spend the night at his house Friday. We are going to the fair, and I’m going to need money. Can I have my all my allowance for the month now?” Normally, Matt’s dad would give him only […]

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Our Eternal Home – Thinking About It

During the last few months of my grandfather’s life, I distinctly remember that there was only one thing he really wanted to talk about.  Before these last months he enjoyed talking about family trees, serving in the army during World War II, gardening, and the things going on in our lives.  In the last months […]

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