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Dressing Modestly

Introduction Why do you pick out and buy the clothes that you wear? When you picked out a bathing suit this spring, why did you pick one and not another? Did you pick one because of how it makes your body look or because you were more concerned about modesty? Does the way you dress […]

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Unknown

Beacon Lights is YOUR paper. You say, it belongs to the Federation? True! But that Fed­eration is the sum total of all its members. And that includes you. Beacon Lights needs you. This magazine can have no fu­ture unless you. too. put your shoulder to the wheel and push. If you do your share there […]

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Autumn

Yesterday I was inclined to be sad. Threatening clouds hung low overhead, while the north-wind, raw and cold, sent its penetrating blasts far into the southlands. I knew full well that Indian summer is still to come with its warm and pleasant days before the full blast of winter is upon us. But it is […]

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Friendship

ITS EMPHASIS IN YOUTH Our youthful years are the spring­time of life. They are formative in character, and, to a great extent, determine the future course of our life. What we sav in the days of our youth, we reap in our advanced years. This is a truth so universal in scope, that educators from […]

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Greetings

Greetings to all and especially to the Young People of The Protes­tant Reformed Churches of Ameri­ca. As this is our first appearance in your newly established publica­tion we heartily wish you God’s blessing upon your paper and also in your activities during the com­ing Society Season. We hope that through the Grace of God we […]

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The Standard Bearer on Life’s Report on Army Morale

Much space has been devoted in various publications of late con­cerning the problem of the morale of our armed forces. All of us realize the importance of this fac­tor in an organization like our Army. Courage, enthusiasm, and zeal are extremely necessary to military success. In the issue of August 18th, last, “Life“, famous pictorial […]

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Autumnal Coloration

“The October leaf-fading is a festival, a triumphal pageant, rather than a funeral.” —L. Larcom   Who of you readers have not been stirred by the mysterious transformation of the forest foliage each year? The majestic and sturdy oak, the wild and elusive sumac, the graceful and lovely elm, the dense and symmetrical maple, clad […]

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The Studying of the Word

Our Protestant Reformed young people will presently inaugurate another season of society activity. “Beacon Lights” will again lead the way. Having been asked to contribute the feature article to its first issue of October 1, I could not think of a more appropriate subject than the study of the Word of God. It is possible, […]

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Parables

Bible Study Outline Outline I Introduction Read Matt. 13:1-17: The subject material of the pre­sent season’s outlines is the Par­ables of our Lord. We may say at the very outset that the subject is not an easy one, but very worth­while. You will need to put forth some extra effort in your study and discussion, […]

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