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Certified Adoption

Frequently, adopted children face a deep crisis in their lives. I heard of such a case only recently. A young boy was about twelve years old, intelligent, and vibrant with life. He was active in school, and thoroughly enjoyed each day as it brought new challenges to him. Suddenly the vibrancy diminished and the luster […]

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The Golden Lamp

The Christian in the world today believes that he knows God in a very special and pure, non-pagan way. God chose to reveal Himself to man. Whatever other means there are of knowing God, that is through nature, or because of the moral law within us, or from the glimmerings within man himself, God can […]

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How to Keep from Being Bored on Sunday

Don’t do this and don’t do that, Don’t annoy or tease the cat, In fact, don’t do anything at all! This poetic (?) bit of negative thinking (recalled from a childhood rhyme) is one way of observing Sundays. Don’t. Don’t. Don’t. It’s the wrong way. “Don’t skip church,” we’re told. So we don’t. Parental pressures […]

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Degrading the Grades

One common purpose in any educational system of all teachers, Christian and non-Christian, is to educate each person to his fullest capacity, helping him to develop to the fullest extent of his potential: the teacher always guiding stimulating, and challenging his potential. Notice, this purpose is to develop his, that is, each particular child’s potential. […]

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A Protestant Reformed High School, an Impossibility?

It’s impossible – It can’t be done – It would cost too much – We’re too small . . . So echoed the pessimistic voices within our churches for many years. In the early part of 1959, a Steering Committee came into existence designed to stimulate interest in and investigate the possibility of providing our […]

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In the Beginning, Gas

(An excerpt from the newest, most revised translation of the Bible, as Moses should have written it.) GENESIS 1 1. In the beginning, gas existed. 2. And the gas was a shapeless mass; and it was dark. And God’s spirit began to be operative. 3. And God said, “Let a shining sphere be formed.” And […]

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Don’t Worry

“Therefore take no thought . . . . “ Matthew 6:31 The times wherein we are living are difficult and from many points of view most critical. Perhaps they are not times such as God’s people have experienced in the past, times of persecution and death, or war and epidemic and famine. Even so, also […]

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Adolph Otto Eichmann and Corporate Responsibility

In November of 1945 at Nuremberg, Germany, the Allies were represented by various deputies who spoke our minds concerning what constituted justice in relation to the leaders of the German people, who were put on trial. These men were held for the most terrible crimes in the history of the World – among which was […]

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The Modernistic Interpretation of Scripture

B.  ITS TENDENCIES AND TRENDS (continued) 3.  The Trend of Religious America In spite of the fact that the Modernist churches are controlled by a hierarchical intelligentsia, they are of, and we live in an anti-intellectual age. People do not like to think. They are anything but severely thoughtful. That which cannot be grasped immediately […]

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