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Turned to the Light

There is a story told about a lovely white rose which the Lord placed in a weed patch. This rose was the only thing of true beauty in that patch and was well aware of that fact.  Each morning, as the dawn opened her fingers over the earth, she placed one crystal drop of dew […]

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Current Events and Comments

This article begins a new CURRENT EVENTS AND COMMENTS column which will appear every month in Beacon Lights.  The writers are to be Donald Jonker and Mark Hoeksema, who will attempt to convey to the young people a picture of what is going on in both the religions and in the secular world and then […]

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Small Numbers – Almighty God!

Young people, are you ashamed that our churches are small and seemingly insignificant? You need not be! Consider for a moment the men of the Reformation in whose footsteps we follow and upon whose spiritual shoulders we build our truth. Black was the age into which young John Wycliffe was born.  The centuries preceding his […]

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Current Events

In the paper Operation Understanding, a Catholic weekly, there is an article entitled “God’s Lonely Ones.” The main point of the article is as follows.  Divorced Catholics are especially lonely because they have known the joys of marriage but have decided against remarriage because of their dedication to God’s way.  The idea behind this article […]

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Can You Quote the Ten Commandments?

The minister was teaching his Catechism class; he was giving instruction concerning Moses’ leading Israel out of Egypt to the Mount of God at Horeb.  He asked his class very casually: can you quote the Ten Commandments? To his surprise a few hands were raised.  There were others who indicated that they could not recite […]

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I Heard My God

I heard my God walk by today As morning filled the sky. I heard my God walk by today As afternoon drew nigh.   I heard my God walk by today In falling drops of dew. I heard my God walk by today I heard my God, did you?   I saw my God walk […]

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Letters from our Servicemen

Dear Beacon Lights Staff How are you all? I am fine. I am just back from my furlough which lasted from July 14 to August 1, 1966.  I had a very nice time and saw a lot of my relation, which I liked very much. I’ll write a few lines and try to give you […]

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Thoughts on the Doctrine of Election (17)

Its Proclamation, cont’d Another reason why the truth of predestination, and preaching in harmony with this biblical fundamental of the faith, is absent from so many pulpits is because of a love for popularity.  A preacher so enamored aims to please his auditors.  He wants all his pulpit ministrations to be to crowded audiences.  He […]

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