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Books

Evolution and Christian Thought Today Russell L. Mixter (ed.) – Eerdmans – 222 pp. – $4.50 Ever since Copernicus demonstrated that the sun and not the earth was the center of our universe, the “Sea of Faith” has, for the educated, been at ebb tide.  Most scientific men can only “hear its melancholy, long, withdrawing […]

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Wise Fools

It is paradoxical but nevertheless true that there are those in this world who are Wise Fools.  There are also those who are foolishly “wise.” To which class do you belong? I hope that you have classed yourself with those who are characterized by the caption of this article. Have you ever thought of yourself […]

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The Segregation Issue

We, as the Young People’s Society of Edgerton, discussed the subject, “What Place has Segregation and Integration in the Christian’s Life?” We approached the subject with the four following questions: What is segregation and integration? Why do we have it? Is it right? Is there any solution? Segregation is the separation of the three basic […]

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The Modernistic Interpretation of Scripture

Its View of Science and Scripture Another favorite attack upon the Word of God is to argue that the Book is not a scientific treatise, but an expression of certain tribal beliefs and religious aspirations of past ages.  The implication is that the Bible is not in harmony with science.  It is filled with errors […]

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Missions in the Protestant Reformed Churches

The Staff of Beacon Lights has requested us to write a brief article revealing the present status of missions in the Protestant Reformed Churches.  With this evident interest on the part of our young people in the matter of missions we are truly pleased.  We are quite sure it reflects the interest which most of […]

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Desire the Sincere Milk of the Word

“As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby.” I Peter 2:2   Mark every word, every phrase!  The language is simple; a little child can understand it.  Yet, the meaning is tremendous.  Here is an exhortation no child of God, old or young, can afford to neglect.  “As […]

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The Dilemma of Democracy

A perennial problem in almost any organization is the conflict that often arises between what is held to be principally right and practically advisable.  Churches, for example, face this issue when they deliberate about admitting into their fellowship members who had been divorced and remarried while still unchurched.  Principally it would seem not only that […]

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Attachment Problem

As this title above implicates, we intend to devote this page to a treatment of the friendship question.  Quite spontaneously this carries us into the practical area of our life: our friends, those with whom we have fellowship and are familiar.  It is often said a person is known by his friends, is it true […]

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Holier-Than-Thou

Letters…. Dear Mr. Editor: Much as I respect and like you, Bob Decker, Jim Jonker, and the other members of our staff with whom I am acquainted, I simply mush register my protest against much of what appears in your magazine, Beacon Lights. I think that I have never seen in any other church paper […]

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