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The Black Monk of Wittenberg

(Copyright 1944. The Wm. B. Eerdmans Publ. Co., Grand Rapids, Mich.) Condensed from Chapter VIII of the March of Truth by Stephen Zsabo.   “Truth, even if left alone, will save itself by its own right hand.”   MARTIN LUTHER   Tuesday.  The sixteenth of April fifteen-hundred twenty-one. The dew was not yet dried on the […]

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How Shall We Begin?

As this issue of Beacon Lights comes into your hands, we find ourselves in the autumn season.  This is a busy time.  The heat of summer is gone and we make our way back to school again.  Perhaps others are busily engaged in harvesting the abundant crops which the Lord has given us this year.  […]

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Progress…

With this issue of Beacon Lights we have been appointed by the Federation Board to prepare the editorials for the issues of the coming season.  Having certain sentimental attachments to Beacon Lights and the cause for which it stands, I am glad to be in a position where I may, perchance, be of some assistance.  […]

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Have You This Calling?

To many of you, the first part of September was spent in registering for another year of school.  In most communities, the schools have thrown open their doors, in order that youth may again take up the pursuit of learning. Most of us have a goal in mind when we study.  We have chosen a […]

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Fellowship in Occupation

Summary by Alice Reitsma “When we speak of fellowship with Christ, we do not speak of communion with a fellowman, but with the Son of God, the Eternal One, the Creator of heaven and earth.  We cannot have fellowship with Him merely as He is the Son of God, but also as the Son of […]

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Fellowship in Christ

Summary by Grace Theule At the mass meeting of our seventh annual Young People’s Convention Tuesday evening, Aug. 19, l147, Rev. H. De Wolf spoke on the topic: Fellowship in Christ.  It was the central theme of our Convention which emphasized the blessed fellowship God’s people really experience when they are of the same mind […]

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Fellowship and Our Friends

Summary by Arthur Wyma One of the privileges which we as Christian youth may enjoy in this world is that of having fellowship in friends.  But choosing our friends is often a difficult task, for we may never choose our friends from out of the world.  In fact, it is impossible to enjoy true friendship […]

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Impressions of the 1947 Convention

Coming way from California I was very much impressed by the Convention.  It was all I had hoped it would be.  Seeing old friends, meeting and making new friends, it was truly inspiring to me.  It was a privilege to be there.  I attended everything pertaining to the Convention and enjoyed it to the utmost.  […]

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Arianism’s Final Defeat

In a department such as this one it is essential that we see the connection between what was written last time and what is written today.  History is not a loose or jumbled mass of facts.  One event leads to another and stands in a certain relationship to the other.  Therefore, we would remind you […]

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Choosing a Vocation

It’s a long time ago that we started answering the question as to how we should choose a vocation.  When summer came around we were almost finished with our answer.  I say “almost” but not quite.  I still have a few things on my heart which I like to present to you in this issue […]

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Pe’re Antoine

Pe`re Antoine by Edward F. Murphy Here is a vivid story of the inner life of a Roman Catholic priest.  It is a study of the motives which prompted his ecclesiastical activities and affords an appreciation of the tangled human relationships which resulted from love of self rather than love of God. Already as a […]

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Judges

Introduction:  The Book of Judges treats the early history of the Church in Canaan.  Judges are not kings, e.g. Gideon was Judge but he refused to be king, saying, the Lord rule over you (Jud. 8:23).  Judges are captains, and heads of the people (Jud. 11:6, 9).  Through them God feeds His people (I Chron. […]

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Charioteer

A Story of Old Egypt in the Days of Joseph. Used by Permission of the Eerdmans’ Publ. Co.—Grand Rapids, Michigan CHAPTER V The skirmish between the merchant company and the Shur outlaws soon blazed to white heat.  Because of the quick work of their scouts, the slaves had been able to kneel and tie the […]

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