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Genesis 41, 42

3) Any sense in which the famine can be said to have been for the good also of the heathen nations that felt its sting.  At this time? In their generations? (Consider them once as “Gentiles.”) c.  Is it essential to maintain that not things in themselves but God’s purpose with all things determines whether […]

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A Distinctively Protestant Reformed Education

Our Protestant Reformed Churches throughout their struggling, and, sometimes, bitter existence, have been blessed with a seasoned tradition of distinctiveness.  Within this tradition is embodied a very distinct doctrine practiced and maintained in no other church.  Yes, this doctrine, in part, is still found in other churches, but is it applied and maintained in the […]

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Extracurricular Curriculars

In conjunction with the subject of this issue of Beacon Lights, I was asked to write an article dealing with the topic called “educational frills” or, more broadly put, whether or not we should include in our high school curriculum such things as band, choir, athletics, speech, forensics; in general, those things classified by modern […]

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A Pupil’s Prayer

Dear Lord, make me glad I am chosen of Thee, Make me see all the blessings I share. Make me glad to be here to continue to be Taught my lessons each day in Thy fear, And Lord, give me grace to be humble and meek. Never boasting of all I can do. Make me […]

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The commencement of the 1965-66 school year marked the 10th year of classes at Hope Protestant Reformed Christian School.  March 4, 1966 is D.V., the date of the 20th anniversary of the organization of the hope Protestant Reformed School Society for Christian Instruction.  On this date God cause men to found by faith a school […]

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History of Adams Street Christian School

It was a proud moment in September of 1950 when the students entered the classrooms of the Adams Street Protestant Reformed Christian School for the first time.  Many years of dreams and nearly nine years of hard work by a small group of dedicated people had brought about this moment.  Now a school with eight […]

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Free Christian School, Edgerton, Minnesota

It was on the afternoon of Feb. 26, 1940, less than two years after the organization of the Protestant Reformed Church of Edgerton, and under the leadership of Rev. W. Verhil, that the Free Christian School Society was organized.  This name does not indicate that there is no tuition charge, but rather that the school […]

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The Loveland Protestant Reformed Christian School

On March 23, 1959 a meeting was called at the Loveland Protestant Reformed Church for all parties interested in organizing a school society.  This meeting and those following were conducted under the able leadership of the Rev. H. Kuiper until a society was formed on April 24, 1959. The first society consisted of thirteen members, […]

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A History of South Holland P.R. Christian School

It was in the early part of the fifties under the pastorate of Rev. M. Schipper that the need for a Christian school where the covenant seed could be instructed in our own distinctive truth to the fullest satisfaction of our Baptism vows was brought to the fore.  Having brought this need to us at […]

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