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And Now a Word from Our Sponsor

Welcome to Camp Shawanoossee, located on the shores of beautiful Duck Lake, near Muskegon Michigan. That was almost the way this article was going to begin. And, since it has already begun that way, we’d better leave that sentence there, but add another, at the risk of disappointing our readers. Welcome to Grand Rapids, Fine […]

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Whosoever Will

Let him take, drink, receive, believe, appropriate, and live forever! The waters of life!  Christ Himself crucified and raised from the dead!  The Spirit of Christ, through whom all the blessings of redemption are bestowed!  Those blessings themselves of knowledge and wisdom, life and glory, righteousness and holiness, as administered in and through the living […]

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Positive Direction

Punish your children when they continue in wrong doing.  Punish them even though it hurts you more than it does them.  Do not try to hide the pain in your heart when you do it.  Punish them thoroughly, finish it, do not stop short no matter how you dislike doing it.  And now you are […]

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A Critical Look at Young People’s Society

Apparently, the Young People’s Society is vigorously alive.  It has formed an association known as the Federation of Protestant Reformed Young People’s Societies; the affairs of this Federation are constantly being conducted by a regularly elected Executive Board.  Each society has an integral part in the publication of the monthly magazine, Beacon Lights.  Each society […]

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Purchasing a Degree

The time of graduation is here. There may be a few of our readers who graduate this month from the eighth or ninth grade.  More numerous, however, will be the number that graduate from the twelfth grade.  This is simply due to the fact that the age-group to which Beacon Lights is directed is the […]

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Music Young People Should Listen To

A maxim reads, “Show me your friends and I will tell you what kind of man you are.”  Similarly we can say, “Show me what kind of music you listen to and I will tell you what kind of man you are.”  Such a statement may seem absurd or unreasonable and at the very best […]

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Inspiration and Infallibility

The word “inspiration” is found only once in the New Testament Scriptures.  It is the well know passage, “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness.”  II Tim. 3:16.  The word here is very fitting and meaningful.  Literally translated it means “God […]

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Mass Meeting Report

On Tuesday evening, April 26, a group of Protestant Reformed Young People met together in our Hope Protestant Reformed Church for the annual Young People’s Spring Mass Meeting.  We opened our meeting by singing Psalter numbers 356 and 190 after which Dave Engelsma opened with prayer and read a passage from II Timothy 3.  For […]

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