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Walking as Women of the Lord

Womanhood is a term that the world is struggling to define and explain in light of recent cultural revolutions. Rather than looking to the foolish wisdom of man for answers, we as Christians ought to turn to the one unchanging and infallible source that we have, that is, the holy Bible. We can explore the […]

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Threats to Biblical Womanhood

It seems that in the world today everything that is true, noble, and pure is under attack. Being a Christian was once respected, but now is scorned. Remaining pure until you are married makes you a prude. Being a godly, Christian young woman is no exception. Biblical womanhood is attacked from all sides. Some threats […]

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Value of Friendship 

“We should hang out sometime. We really should keep in touch.”    Conversations like these are often when we realize that a once-vibrant friendship is faltering. Circumstances have changed, and as much as we speak of the desire, neither of us is willing to go out of our way to maintain the relationship. But while it […]

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Eating Disorders

Are eating disorders a relatively new condition? What advice can you give to people who struggle with their weight and body image? This question arises from reading Ephesians 5:29: “For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church.” Some people really struggle to love […]

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Nicene Fathers: Athanasius

Young people, if you remember only two names in the history of the early church, remember Athanasius (AD 293/296–373), who stood valiantly for the truth of Christ’s divinity, and Augustine (AD 354–430), who defended the total depravity of mankind and God’s irresistible grace.    His Theology   Athanasius was probably born in Alexandria in the […]

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Biblical Womanhood

Last month we considered biblical teaching about manhood in an attempt to steer young believers toward a scriptural understanding of gender. The proper complement to that issue is one focused on biblical womanhood, which is the topic for Beacon Lights this month.   For the world around us, the biblical concept of gender is considered outdated […]

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Has Woman Been Canceled?

Could it be that being a genuine woman is the biggest scandal of our day? Who in our cancel culture dares to define woman for fear of public shaming? Last year a U.S. Supreme Court justice was asked at her confirmation hearing, “Can you provide a definition of the word woman?” Her reply? “No, I […]

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Joy

The summer months are in full swing. For many, words like “cottage is my happy place” and such like readily come to mind. There is truth to that idea as there are many places where we do find an escape from the busyness of this world and enjoy time with friends and family. Hopefully, we […]

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Biblical womanhood is under attack. Recent cultural events have shown that the world would like to erase true, biblical womanhood. Anyone can be a woman, yet no one knows what a woman is. This paradox came about because the world has rejected objective truth. Without an objective standard, truth is always changing and evolving. This […]

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