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Mission Minded!

Are we? Within our circles some seem to think so, others think not. Without (and the position of the onlooker at times has merit), opinion falls in the negative column. Our critics have struck sorely and with regularity on this point: time and again we are accused of gross laxity, of feeble effort, and others. […]

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A Cause to Support

“I will show thee my faith by my works.” Almost everyone almost everywhere has a cause which he supports. Some give only financial support; some, only moral support. Some support because of pressure; some give themselves earnestly and energetically. Some support too few causes; some, too many. Few try to avoid what they believe to […]

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The Story of the Christ Child

The Story of the Christ Child Leon Morris – Eerdmans – 128 pp. – $2.50 In many contemporary churches, earnest laymen learn enough of the Greek language to enable them to read the New Testament in the original. They regard, and rightly, the benefits derived from ability to understand the special stresses and connotations of […]

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Post Confession Issue

Suitcases, Suitcases, and more Suitcases, Large, small, heavy, light, square, round, dark, bright. Suitcases of every shape, size, color, and texture met the eyes. Yes, anyone riding past First Prot. Ref. church on Monday, August 21, was assured that some great venture was underway, even though he saw no people. The people, you see, were […]

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New Testament Guide

New Testament Guide John H. Bratt – Eerdmans – 143 pp. – $3.00 Dr. John Bratt, chairman of the Bible department of Calvin College, has drawn upon his extensive background in Bible studies to produce a concise but complete guide towards the study of the New Testament. The dynamic theme around which the details cluster […]

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What Should be Done with Adolph Eichmann

* Anthony Langerak continues his investigation of the problem of Adolph Eichmann. In the April 1961 issue of BEACON LIGHTS he established that every German citizen shares Eichmann’s guilt. Now he proceeds to propound that Eichmann could be tried on one of two bases, the one he calls Platonic, the other, Christian. In this article, […]

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The Convention of 1961

With the Convention of 1961, the Federation of Protestant Reformed youth took a giant stride forward. This occurred as the result of unified little steps on the part of individual young people. The Federation advanced when young people conducted themselves with wisdom and decorum. The Federation advanced when young people greeted their fellows with sincerity […]

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Beacon Lights Contest Committee

The Beacon Lights literary contest committee is now able to bring you more news about the current contest. In the first place, we have contacted three people who are willing to judge the material submitted. They are Rev. H.D. Hoeksema, professor in the Prot. Ref. Theological School, Miss Hulda Kuiper, a member of the teaching […]

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