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Issue at Hand, April 2019

A whole issue of Beacon Lights devoted to marriage? Yes. It does not matter how young or old you are. It does not matter what stage of life you are in. It does not matter if you are married or not. Reading about marriage is timely for anyone, anytime. If you are unsure about the […]

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Editor’s Note

How is your prayer life, young person? I do not need to limit that question to the young reader of this magazine. What child of God looks back over their life and declares, “my prayer life has been everything it should be.”? A friend of Beacon Lights suggested that we have articles in each issue […]

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The Purpose of Marriage (1)

The purpose of marriage is the glory of God. This is crucial for a couple to understand in order that they enter into marriage with the right perspective. Marriage is not about me and not about you. Marriage is about God. Reformed churches since the time of the Synod of Dordt in 1618–19 adopted a […]

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The Daily Press

April 8 Read Ezekiel 21 When you think of Jehovah, what image comes to mind? After reading this chapter, it will probably be that of a warrior with glittering sword in hand, ready for battle. The Lord does not only sit on a throne in heaven governing all things; he is also the commander of […]

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The world continuously increases in iniquity. All about us the ungodly rush with unbridled lusts to fill the cup of iniquity. A significant power for unbridling restraints on man’s lusts has been legalized in Canada and ten states in the United States. That power is marijuana. Marijuana is the product of the cannabis plant that […]

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Come, Lord Jesus

As we walk our journey here on earth, we yearn and pray
 That thou wilt send thy Son to take us home one day.
 Come, Lord Jesus, come. Oh, come quickly.
 
 We hear the steps of his chariots drawing nigh.
 The whispers growing louder as men seem to grow higher and high.
 Come Lord […]

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Trees of the Bible (5): Palm Tree

The palm tree is another important tree in the Bible. The type of palm tree native to Israel is also called the date palm because it produces large clumps of fruit called dates. Dates were an important fruit in Bible times. They were a main food that everyone ate since dates grew abundantly in the […]

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