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Dear Frank: In almost every religious bookstore you may find the S.D. Gordon “Quiet Talks” books.  “Quiet Talks” have been published on many diverse topics, two of which I have allowed myself to become familiar with:  “Quiet Talks on Jesus” and “Quiet Talks in Prayer.” What do you think of the following statement on the […]

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A Proposed Scholarship Program

At the last Federation Board meeting, a proposal was adopted on a matter which had been under consideration for some time.  This proposal has been sent to all the societies in the Federation in order that delegates to the Convention may be able to vote on it intelligently.  Through societal discussion, the merits and faults […]

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A Protestant Reformed World and Life View (12)

In the last article appearing in “Beacon Lights” we discussed the effects of sin upon man and upon the creation in which he stands.  In this connection there is an interesting quotation found in Robert Haldane’s Commentary on Romans.  In his discussion of Romans 8: 19-22 he says, “When the creation was brought into existence, […]

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LESSON 10 (Revelation 3: 14-22):  The Church of the Laodicea’s   The address, vs. 14: a.  To the church of the Laodicea’s (Laodicea, R.V.).  Laodicea Was an important city in Phrygia, southeast of Philadelphia, on the river Lycos, noted for its industry and commerce prosperous?  The letter to the Colossians was also intended for the […]

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Mystical Stigmatic’s

The following is a condensation of an essay given in the Creston Protestant Reformed Young People’s Society by the late “Gordon King”.  His brother, Roger, has condensed it for use in the Beacon Lights.  In the coming Lenten Season this rather noteworthy subject should be of interest to our readers.   The strange title which […]

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Spectator?

Did you ever notice the reaction of some spectators at a sports event?  Whether it be a baseball, football, or basketball game, the spectator is always interpreting the play.  He may respond with wild enthusiasm expressed in exuberant shouts, or he may frown and with a disgruntled bark express his adverse feeling. It is somewhat […]

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Professional Ethics in Education

This is March 1960. March is a most important month for the professional educator.  It is customary for school boards during this month to tender contracts to teachers employed to the different schools of our nation.  School boards and teachers must then make definite decisions.  The school board must consider the problem of staffing its […]

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The present political situation in the United States raises an interesting question.  Once more, the highly emotional issue of a Catholic running for President rages on the American scene.  Ever since Catholic, Al Smith lost to Herbert Hoover in 1928; the consensus has been that a similar endeavor would amount to political suicide for the […]

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