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Peace on Earth?

Peace on Earth? “If the atom bomb should fall tomorrow on the world, it will be because you quarreled with your neighbor today.” The foregoing quotation was made by the Revered Father Dominique Georges Pire, a Belgian priest, who received the Novel Peace Prize in 1958, and who has since founded The Heart Open to […]

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The School Psychologist: Necessity or Novelty

The following article is a condensation of a speech given to the Mother’s Circle for Protestant Reformed Secondary Education, a few months ago. I have been asked to write this as another in a series of the speeches being printed by the “Beacon Lights”. The general topic of the speech dealt with the role of […]

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That “One-Man Denomination” Charge

We have heard the above charge hurled against the Protestant Reformed Churches in America so often that perhaps we ought to take a second look at it. We have no right, of course, to disregard all that is said contrary to our convictions without providing basic refutation to the allegations that are lodged against us. […]

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Spring-Time

SPRING-TIME “For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; the flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land; the fig tree putteth forth green figs, and the vines with the tender grape give a […]

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News from, for, and about our churches

Radio News: The Program Committee of our Reformed Witness Hour informs us that they have many tape recordings which are now available to any of our readers who desire them. The material recorded on the tapes is varied. Sermons by Rev. H. Hoeksema on Lord’s Day 1 through 52 o the Heidelberg Catechism, sermons by […]

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Genesis 37, 38

Jacob Goes to Egypt The history of Jacob now centers for a time about Joseph, chapters 37-41 Genesis 37: The lone warrior. Genesis 49:23 1. Joseph is bitterly hated by his brothers. Various reasons are given. a. Joseph brought the evil report of his brothers to his father. Was he with the sons of Bilhah […]

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Convention Study Studied

It has now been several months since the Study Committee appointed by the Federation Board has made their report. This report of possible convention improvements was sent to each society with the request that it be discussed and that reactions to it be sent to the Board. It was also published in Beacon Lights (February, […]

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