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The Federation Board Reports:

As is usually the case, the Federation Board has been very busy this fall. Its biggest concern was to plan new rubrics and appoint new editors for these rubrics in Beacon Lights. The Board appointed Miss Agatha Lubbers to edit a, as yet unnamed rubric, one especially for the young people pointing out the problems […]

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Popcorn

“Junior, an important thing you must learn is that sin is not what you do, but where you do it”. Once upon a time, not too long ago, there lived a group of people know as the Logicians. They lived in their own secluded country, quite apart from the rest of the world, and few […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

On November 27th, Hull church held a congregational meeting, and from a trio consisting of Rev. C. Hanko, Rev. G. Lanting, and Rev. G. Vanden Berg they extended a call to Rev. Vanden Berg to become their pastor. Rev. M. Schipper, Rev. H. Hanko, and Rev. R. Veldman comprise the trio which Randolph’s consistory recently […]

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Hymn Singing

“Should the singing of hymns be introduced in the Protestant Reformed churches?” This question was submitted to our Yong People’s Society, subject to our discussion. We did not attempt to solve this question, but merely stated our individual opinions. Why should we (our churched) avoid the singing of hymns? First and most popular, is the […]

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Here Today Gone Tomorrow

Day follows upon the night, season upon season, the naked tree is transformed into a verdant bough, the arid and parched land, scorched in the summer sun, becomes inundated in the abundant showers which follow. The long sunny days melt into the grasping hand of night. Such is the whispering voice of time sounding forth […]

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Book of Revelation

LESSON IV (Revelation 2:1-7): The Church of Ephesus The letters to the seven churches all follow the same pattern: a. An address and self-announcement of Christ. b. An appreciation of the condition of the church that is addressed, with its good and bad features. c. A message of encouragement, exhortation to repent, threat of judgment, […]

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A Protestant Reformed World and Life View (10)

In the last issue of the Beacon Lights, we discussed the underlying and fundamental truth of the sovereignty of God. This is fundamental to any discussion of the subject which faces us. Before we can understand what view we ought to take of the world and of life – and that particularly as Protestant Reformed […]

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Dear Frank: True, the so-called “amillennial” doctrine is said by modern dispensationalists to be dangerous. We were taught this in the Bible School founded by Dr. C. Scofield, the father of American dispensationalism. But we have asked them, especially Baptist dispensationalists, where they find support, for example, for their premillennialism in any of the creeds […]

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Young People and the Future

Once more we have crossed the threshold into a new year. And once again, from pulpit, school-room, or even newspaper ads, we are reminded of “the future.” Young people have always been associated with the future. The coming generation, tomorrow’s citizens and homemakers, the church of tomorrow are but a few of the descriptions of […]

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