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New Year – 1942

The last stroke still hangs on the air as the clock in the distant steeple finishes its burdensome task of tolling out another year. Twelve long, melancholy strokes sent out into a dismal night. May­be the clock has grown weary of marking time: maybe it is reluc­tant to usher in a new year. A new […]

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New Perils

Now that war has become a grim reality also for us in America we face new and graver perils than ever before. The number of draftees will in­crease with leaps and bounds also in our circles. Many young men who have been deferred will now be called into service, others who were not considered eligible […]

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Society Life Is a Necessity

We are created as Covenant crea­tures, who have need of reflecting God’s own Covenant life in the midst of this world. A hermit is an abnormality: his position no normal person would adopt by free choice. We need contact with others by that very natural impulse to ex­change ideas, opinions and other friendly intimacies. An […]

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Christian Stewardship

How beautifully these two words express your relationship Cove­nant Youth to God, vour Creator, your King. Beautiful the expres­sion is because, to the Child of God who is well acquainted with the Scriptures, it is very picturesque. Mention the word stewardship and the scriptural passages speaking of stewards and stewardship flash be­fore the mind and […]

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The Selection of Books

The books you choose to read will be dependent in a very great measure upon the kind of person you are, and upon your personal interests. If you are interested in theology, much of your reading material will be devoted to that subject. If you are interested in education, many of the books you read […]

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Girl Rebel

“Girl Rebel — the autobiography of Hseith Pingying”. Published by John Day Company, New York. The literary simplicity of this book is due to the fact that it was translated from the Chinese by two young girls who studied in the United States, and I imagine we would appreciate the book far more if it […]

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War has come to our own pos­sessions. Before the year 1941 had come to a close, Almighty God in the unfolding of His Divine Counsel brought the dive bombers to our island possessions in the Pacific. The implement of war, which was developed to the degree of its great effectiveness in mod­ern warfare in the […]

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Manhattan Speak

If your curiosity should ever prompt you to consult a map of the United States of America in order to locate Manhattan, Mon­tana, you would very likely dis­cover that to all appearances this certainly must be a very small place. For many maps do not even take the trouble to indicate the spot, and the […]

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The Protestant Reformed Young People’s Federation

At the business meeting of our last Convention a transaction of major importance was made which I did not like. I hope hereby to air my personal opinions, and, if possible, to hear further comment by other young people. The matter in question is in re­gard to the joining of leagues with our Protestant Reformed […]

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What May We Believe to be True

Now that war has been declared by our government we are again faced with the difficult problem of finding out just what we may be­lieve of all the reports that circu­late amongst us. Certain we are that much of that which appears in print and is heard by way of the radio as “war-news” is […]

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