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Mathematics

Newspapers, magazine, and journalists herald our generation as the information age. The rate of information available to consumers like you and me continually grows exponentially and there appears to be no end to this growth. Vast amounts of information are available at libraries, and through interlibrary loans one can obtain even the rarest books on […]

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Editor’s Note

Welcome to the February issue of the Beacon Lights. I would especially like to welcome those who are reading the Beacon Lights for the first time, and encourage you to continue to read it, as well as the Bible, in the future. Sarah Hanko, daughter of our missionary Rev. Ronald Hanko, gives us the first […]

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Tell No Man

Mark 7:36 About two thousand years ago in a town some six miles south of Jerusalem a baby was born in a stable. His earthly parents called him Jesus, the name given to them by an angel. I would like to look at what He said and the message He wanted proclaimed, as the first […]

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Editor’s Note

As yet another year slips by, we ponder the goodness and graciousness that God has shown to us. Through the happy weddings and births and the sorrowful deaths, God has remained faithful to us, His chosen people. Despite the times we have sinned and gone astray, and even through the moments when we forsook God, […]

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From the Editor

Welcome to another issue of the Beacon Lights! It is with regret that the staff, and especially I, say that Daniel and Sharon Kleyn have resigned. Daniel’s work in the seminary, and their work with the Reformed Free Publishing Association made it impossible for them to continue working for the Beacon Lights. Their hard work, […]

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From The Editor

Welcome to the November 1995 issue of the Beacon Lights. The staff and I would like to welcome Lenora Hoekstra as the latest member of the staff. Nora has volunteered to mail your magazines to you, so if you see her, please give her a word of appreciation. Welcome, Nora! We have a great issue […]

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Learning From Our Youth

I remember as a youth everyone seemed to have advice for me. From how to drive a car to sartorial styles, advice seemed to inundate me. I see as the editor that many have advice for our youth. This is good and biblical (Proverbs 1:8), and many trials and problems in life, caused by the […]

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From the Editor

It is with regret that I announce that the most senior member of the staff, Bruce Miedema, has resigned. Bruce served for years as an associate editor, and we shall all miss him and his guidance. Being a father of two and an office bearer, Bruce decided that he no longer would be able to […]

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The Wealth of Christians

The question of how much wealth a Christian may have, or how much wealth a Christian should have, has plagued the church for centuries. There are those who cite such texts as Proverbs 10:4 (he becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich) and Jesus’ parable of […]

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From the Editor

By the time you receive this edition of the Beacon Lights, the 1995 Young People’s Convention will be little more than memories of friends, fun, and fellowship. As I am writing this, though, there is still a week until the convention. The schedule promises a busy and enthusiastic week, and the Beacon Lights staff will […]

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From the Editor

The Beacon Lights’ staff and I would like to welcome Dave Moelker as our new treasurer. Dave is currently attending school to become an accountant, and his abilities and talents make him a wel­come addition to the staff. We would also like to congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Jack Huizinga, who are expecting their first baby. […]

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When in Doubt

“In doubt and temptation, I rest, Lord, in Thee..” Few things have influenced society in the last 400 years more than science. Today our world revolves around scientific achievements and the resulting technology. This edition of the Beacon Lights was written on a digital computer (invented around 1940), printed on a Xerox copier (1960), and […]

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From the Editor

A few months ago, Pete Faber commented that if the Beacon Lights had an office, it would have to have a revolving door to accommodate the high turnover of personnel. After three years of dedication to the Beacon Lights, Pete himself has decided to resign. The Beacon Lights went through some major changes during those […]

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