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Darkness at Noonday

Luke 23:44, 45a — “And it was about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over all the earth until the ninth hour; and. the sun was darkened.”   Rapidly the climax was reached! On the cross of Calvary was hung the Savior of His people. Hung there He was by wicked man. The cross […]

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Beacon Lights

Dear Young People, As I was helping to index the Beacon Lights this past summer, I began to think of ways in which we could improve this magazine. The Beacon Lights of the past had varied and interesting articles. The young people of our churches contributed to help make the Beacon Lights, in my opinion, […]

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Deceitful Days

“WOE to them that are at ease in Zion, and trust in the mountain of Samaria, which are named chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel came! Pass ye unto Calneh, and see; and from thence go ye to Hamath the great: then go down to Gath of the Philistines: be they […]

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Christian Liberty

The following article was written by a member of the Redlands Young Peoples Society which was considered worth publishing in the magazine.   What is Christian liberty? Is it the liberty of the Christian to have a right “for an occasion to the flesh”? Shall we sin because we are not under the law, but […]

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Why Not Sing Hymns?

The following is an article written by Doug Miedema for the after-recess program of the Hudsonville Young People’s Society.   This question has come up before our Churches and Synod some time ago and they found that many people would be in favor of singing hymns approved by Synod in our Churches. A committee was […]

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For the Love of Money

“Money isn’t everything, but it sure beats whatever comes in second place.” Light-hearted as this statement seems, it is really the feeling of most people today. Rising costs of living and the desire to “beat the Joneses” result in an increasing demand for higher-paying jobs, while positions such as teaching and nursing are passed by. […]

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Light and Day

“And God called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day” (Gen. 1:5).   Are the days of the creation week natural days of twenty-four hours each? Or are they long periods of time? Shall we agree with one Bible commentator that because of […]

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Teaching the Sciences (5)

During the past four months I have been considering the teaching of science in the classroom of the Protestant Reformed Christian School. I have done this from the point of view of one who is convinced the instruction in the sciences must be given in such a way that no contradiction exists between the instruction […]

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