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Sacrifices

The idea of the sacrifice is basic to all religions. The explanation for this lies in the fact that all men are religious and, therefore, they sacrifice out of the necessity of their nature. For the sake of definition we point out that the word sacrifice indicates that which is available for common use is […]

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What Makes a Man?

“WHAT MAKES A MAN?” This was the title of an essay turned in by one of our Protestant Reformed Youth in one of the existing Christian high schools our young people attend. The student received an “A” for his grade with the following comments at the end of the essay written by the teacher. Excellent! […]

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Convention Memories

There were the “Welcome” flags on display along Main Street. There was the small group discussion that concerned itself with the topic “Smoking.” There were the winding trails through Newton Hills State Park. There was the night of the banquet, and there was the ever-present black and white sign on which was printed “Soli Deo […]

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A New Topic

Dear Mark, As I was reading in the last issue of Beacon Lights, I came across an article written by you. I believe the title was “A New Topic”; I have a few comments to make on this, so here follows what I have to say. It is true that the Bible speaks of wars […]

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Assurance: Hindered Yet Secured

We have given some consideration to the saying many think quite Scriptural, “You are saved by believing you are saved.” But the statement is not true, much less one having anything to do with assurance. For assurance is based on truth with evidence of the same. We are more concerned with those who fear that […]

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Romans 1 (1)

Romans 1:1-25   I.   Verses 1-7 — Introduction or Salutation. A.  Origin of the church at Rome. 1.   The view of Roman Catholicism. a.   Is there any connection between Rome’s view of this church at Rome and its view of the apostle Peter? b.   How does Rome view Peter’s relation to this church at Rome? […]

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