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Why Protestant Reformed

The opinions of the rank and file of Protestant Reformed youth is seldom expressed in our paper. Therefore, Beacon Lights has asked three of our young people to express themselves on the question, “Why am I Protestant Reformed?” from their respective viewpoints. Miss Jannet Hauck, a member of the Ebenezer Reformed Church of Forbes, North […]

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The Social Studies Program

The term “social studies” when used to designate certain school subjects is of comparatively recent origin. Although first used in 1916 it is in recent years that it has become the accepted term by which the school subjects which deal with human relationships are known. Included in it are history, geography, civics, economics, sociology, political […]

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The Devil on the Leash

The devil is a cunning, crafty creature. He knows much about our life. He watches us day by day. Sometimes he does not merely watch, but is very busy. He has many tools with which he may pry into our lives. He’s not stupid, ignorant, or careless. The very opposite is true. He does not […]

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The Christian Views Psychology

It is indeed with caution that I bring into the open the topic of psychology in the magazine for the covenant youth of the Protestant Reformed Churches. But I think we can all agree that it surely is time that this discipline is seen in all its stark reality, without the hostile biases of those […]

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The Calling to the Ministry

A TIMELY SUBJECT In a general sense it may be said that the matter of the calling to Ministry of the preaching of the Gospel is ever a timely one. Are we not living in the dispensation of the grace of God which is ours by the Holy Spirit through the preaching of the Word? […]

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News From For and About Our Churches

Again, due to Alice’s illness, here is your pinch-hitter reporting…. From Lynden’s bulletin we see that their church picnic was hold on Labor Day at Samish Lake, and included the following ingredients: Games and prizes, good fun and above all, Christian fellowship. Regarding our Servicemen: Southwest Church reports that on September 3rd Paul Schipper returned […]

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Mr. “K” Visits a “Christian” Nation

GROUND BREAKING With this issue the undersigned begins a new rubric. The task of the writer will be to report and to comment on any important event which occurs in the world around us, in the nominal church world or more particularly in our Protestant Reformed Churches. Permit the undersigned to become trite and say […]

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Forsaker or Partaker

The caption of this article refers to the brief but lucid story of Demas recorded in II Timothy 4:10. The brevity of the story is such that we can relate it unabbreviated on this page. It reads like this: “For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica.” The […]

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Editorials

SCRATCHINGS FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK Wha’ happin? Where’s Beacon Lights? How come so late this time? Here they are folks, the reasons, excuses, call them what you will. Here’s a brief report on what has happened, is happening, and what we hope will happen in the near future. Part of the delay is due to […]

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