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My Body, My Choice

Aaron Rodgers opened the football season by addressing the media. Not surprisingly, a reporter asked a question about his vaccination status and the protocols in place at the Green Bay Packers’ facility. The fear that their veteran quarterback would not be allowed to travel and practice with the team was relieved by his answer. “Yeah, […]

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Healthy (Humble) Esteem of Self

What do you think of yourself, beloved young people? What is your estimation of yourself? What worth do you believe you have? Do you have a high or low view of yourself? Do you believe you  have great worth or little worth? Do you love or hate yourself? Are you satisfied and happy or dissatisfied […]

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The “Me” Generation

We are the children of the hippy generation.  The hippy generation according to the World Book Encyclopedia was a group of young men and women who believed in universal love and peace, and did not think that some people should be rich and others poor. But we are a new generation, we don’t believe in […]

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A Look at Selfishness

All of us are old enough to know that there are many serious problems which the world as a whole faces seemingly without any solutions to fight. And we all know that, besides these problems, there are also many problems which we also face on a daily basis. This world and our own sinful nature […]

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How to be Humble

We live in a day of easy “how to’s”: how to do this and how to do that. But we often find that the things that are presented as easy either are not, or that they are not worth doing. Nothing good comes easy. Satan’s lie is always — the easy way or short cuts. […]

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What Stands in the Way

Having joined the Protestant Reformed denomination shortly before marriage, I have often wished I had received the wealth of sound instruction which some of you possibly take for granted. From infancy on you are surrounded by the Word of God in all its truth and riches, in church, home, and school. Think of the thorough, […]

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A Proof of Discipleship

By nature we all selfish people; and we would have to admit, if just to ourselves, that we normally live for ourselves and not the brother. We tend to place the importance on what our wants and desires are. If we were to rate our needs as opposed to those around us, I am afraid […]

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Christian Living and Giving

There is a general attitude among our young people which is becoming more and more prevalent as the times in which we live worsen. This attitude is one of not caring anymore, of just being content to sit back and watch the world go by. This could even be described as selfishness on our part. […]

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The Grace of God is in Courtesy

It is evident wherever one looks today that there is a blatant disregard and lack of the most elementary forms of courtesy and good manners in the world around us. Teenagers sass their parents, disrespect lawful authority, exhibit filthy language and hand-signs to passers-by. Only yester­day my little ones saw some of this crude behavior […]

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Voices from the Past

Eight ways to make you dread Society 1. Take your time about getting ready to go; if you wish, you can even stop to read the paper; it doesn’t make any difference if you are a little late, no one should mind the disturbance. 2. Be sure you have not looked at your Bible outlines […]

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