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The Teaching of Calvin for Today

The Teaching of Calvin for Today – (205 pp) by Harald J. Whitney – Zondervan Publishing House Grand Rapids MI $2.95 Sometimes called the greatest work in the Reformed tradition, Calvin’s Institutes stand as a brilliant memorial to the brilliant formulator of the Reformed faith. Unfortunately, the Institutes all too often remain merely a memorial. […]

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My parents said “NO”

Tom was all excited over the proposed trip to Chicago.  He and three of his boyfriends had made plans to leave Friday afternoon after school.  Jim could take his dad’s car.  They would stay in one of the famous hotels Friday night, and Saturday they would get their look at the big city.  They had […]

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Progress Report

On September 15, 1959, a meeting was held at the Southwest Protestant Reformed Church, a meeting undoubtedly destined to play an important part in the history of Protestant Reformed education.  After those gathered there an inspirational address to Rev. C. Hanko, the chairman recognized a motion on the floor that a Protestant Reformed High School […]

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Reminiscence

Another busy year we add To those we call the Past; So much we learned, so much we did, Found memories stored, to last Until a vagrant thought someday Stirs up the latent treasure-trove. Not all our work was filled with glee, Nor every task done faithfully, Each day against our sin we strove, Each […]

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Taking the Water of Life

Whosoever!  Any one!  Man or woman, Jew or Gentile, bond or free, young or old, rich or poor, it makes no difference.  With God there is no respect of persons. Whosoever will!  That does make the difference. Let him take the water of life freely! Life!  What is it? Who among men is able to […]

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The Roman Catholic Church and Politics

The undersigned was asked to write an article for Beacon Lights on the topic, “Influence of the Catholic Church on its members who are political candidates.”  Since the influence of the Romish Church not only affects such political candidates but also affects politics in general, when ever any issue of the Romish Church is at stake; […]

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A Nation Torn by Strife

Almost one century ago a war was fought in our United States of America which is being repeated today in the “Awakening Continent.”  The war is not exactly the same, but it is a working out of the principles which were inherent in the struggle of 1861, the United States Civil War.  Two main questions […]

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Mixed Marriages

“Never marry but for love; but see that thou loves what is lovely”. W.Penn   “Mothers, who force their daughters into interested marriage are worse than the Ammonites, who sacrificed their children to Molech, – the latter undergoing a speedy death; the former suffering years of torture, but too frequently leading to the same result.” […]

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Teaching – A Calling

Teaching is a privilege entrusted to many people of God.  Parents are called by God to instruct their children in the home.  This instruction begins at birth and continues to adulthood.  This is a task which cannot be done in their own strength, but only through grace and prayer.  Oh, too often we see the […]

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