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The Fruit of Preparation (2)

In our last essay we were busy watching David Turnabout as he was engaged in the dutiful task of preparing an essay explaining the Fifth Article of the Confession of Faith. In the present essay we shall bring this subject to a conclusion by briefly outlining the salient points of David’s finished product. The subject […]

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The Impact of Christ’s Coming

“Watchman, what of the night?” “…the morning cometh…” And the coming of this Morning produced a strong impact upon the people of Christ’s time. In fact, there were two exactly opposed results: one of great rejoicing and the other of intense fear. The rejoicing began even before Christ’s birth. At Mary’s visit to Elizabeth, they […]

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The Importance of the Ministry

At present, there is one student in our Theological School. When there is such a small student body, then we have the unusual situation that follows, of having more professors and instructors, than we have students. Add to this number of teachers the eight members of the Theological School committee, and we have a total […]

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This Greeting I Give Thee

Christmas! What a glorious, awesome season! A day full of dedication and glorying in the Christ-child of Bethlehem! To this Child we render prayers of thanksgiving for that salvation which is ours. We, His people, do this – for the world can never really praise the Holy One. They are separated from Him, from the […]

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Unions (4)

In the last issue of the “Beacon Lights” we discussed the possibility of organizations that can be called “neutral.” And we concluded that this was altogether impossible for the reason that man himself can never be “neutral” in life. Therefore, it goes without saying that the reason of “neutrality” can never serve to condone membership […]

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Jewish Rejection of Christ

During this Christmas season, our minds and hearts are filled with the joy that Christ our Savior has come in the flesh to redeem us from the curse of sin. However, with equal grief we hear the echoes of men, “Christ the Savior was never born.” It is well known that Judaism denies the birth […]

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Acts 11:19-30

Introduction: It is quite evident that here we have a new section, even though the beginning of this section falls in the middle of the chapter we are studying. This is plain from the fact that the 19th verse takes us back in time to the important occasion of the martyrdom of Stephen and the […]

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Spiders (2)

We stated in last month’s article that we planned to resume the study of the spider. We also said that we would discuss the spider group from the aspect of the general characteristics by which spiders are distinguished from other animal groups and by discussing the various spider groups. This we will do to a […]

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