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Giving Our Last Mite

Sunday night I attended a hymn sing.  The collection plate was passed, and as I scurried through the contents of my purse, I came across a few forgotten coins.  When I hurriedly dumped these coins into the plate, they clinked against the other small coins nested in the plate.  After singing a few more numbers, […]

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Spectacles of the Word

When one is blind, the world lies in darkness.  He has no part in beholding the beauty of the rainbow, the symmetry of each flower, the colors splashed throughout the forest.  He cannot see the great advancements in the arts and sciences.  His eyes are blind. Of a less severe nature is one who has […]

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Others…Not Himself

Himself He cannot save! How true!  All men say it, church and world alike.  Looking at Calvary, that’s one thing that strikes us.  He went on, never thinking for even one moment of coming down from that cross.  He went on, until He had left His life on that tree and had poured out His […]

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Covenant Youth and Drama

(Note:  This is the substance of a speech on this subject delivered at the Spring Mass Meeting at our Hope Church.  I am attempting to reproduce it as accurately as possible from my notes. H.C.H.)   I am happy to be in your midst tonight and speak to you, especially because this occasion affords me […]

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Adam and Eve

Exactly what was the nature of the sin of our first parents?  Eve first sinned when she disobeyed God’s unspoken command that she love God and Adam.  She disobeyed God when she refused to call Adam to rebuke the tempter.  By refusing to call was that she became immediately a creature of darkness, totally depraved, […]

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The Strength of Youth

I was inspired tonight and I believe that I can legitimately say that the nearly 100 young people who gathered in the downstairs of the First Protestant Reformed Church for the Annual Spring Banquet were also inspired and went home satisfied.  We enjoyed a delicious banquet dinner served and prepared by the catering committee of […]

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Convention Time

Convention time here again! I presume, if I may judge by past conventions, that this is met with mixed reactions among our young people.  There are always those, and they are no doubt, by far in the majority, who are elated at the news; for ever since they have left last year’s splendid convention in […]

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