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Word Attack Methods

Teachers of pupils in the primary grades have a tremendous responsibility. On them is placed the difficult task of giving a proper fundamental foundation of READING. A child without such a foundation is a pathetic figure. A person needs only a little understanding of words and he will discover the English language presents many problems. […]

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What’s To Be Done

In the last two issues of Beacon Lights we have mentioned a few of the errors that have a tendency to creep into conventions, and when left uncombatted, mar what otherwise might be a good thing. We mean that conventions are designed to be and can be good in a three-fold sense of the word. […]

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The Federation Board Report

Dear Friends, The Federation Board has had three meetings since you heard from us last. Two were held in First Church and one was held in Hope. The one in Hope was a very memorable one. Being locked out of the kitchen, we managed to obtain some cups so we could drink our coffee, but […]

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That Insane Amusement Notion

It is amazing how quickly one becomes accustomed to insane ideas. What is essentially foolish and, at first, appears absurd, is repeatedly brought before our attention as really good and expedient and practical and indispensable and necessary and very desirable; gradually it turns our head, changes our judgment, our valuation of things and soon has […]

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Proof Positive – The Earth is Flat!

A few hundred years ago a heretic of considerable renown by the name of Magellan set out to disprove Scripture, or so certain theologians considered his bold adventure of sailing around the world. After all, didn’t the Scriptures speak of “the four corners of the earth”? That should be proof enough for anyone! Anyone who […]

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Our Dangerous Age

“FOUR HUNDRED MILLION years ago the spot where you and I are now standing may have been a coral reef in some warm inland sea which may have been a branch to the now cold Arctic Ocean.” In this manner one of the texts used in our own Protestant Reformed Schools introduces the unit on […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

NEWS FLASHES Loveland- “what rich graces for ONE Day!” is a remark on the Loveland bulletin. It continues: “Certainly the whole day, this Sabbath, reminds us of blessed Calvary! This morning we attend the table of Communion; this evening the applicatory word will picture the Savior instituting His supper with all its blessed implications.” I […]

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Letters to The Editor

Dear Editor: I would like to make a few remarks in regard to the article on “competitive sports” in the February issue of Beacon Lights. There are many statements therein with which I fully agree. Like, “there is a strong correlation between the development of our physical and mental facilities. A strong body does not […]

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Am I Leading My Kid Brother Astray?

Leading a brother is a timely subject on which to write because it has not been discussed to any great detail at the present time and because it should be in the minds of all Christians much of the time, especially in the presence of others. From this subject arise several questions which, after I […]

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