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Do We Hear God Speak?

Do we hear it, my dear friends?  No, it is not necessary to turn our head and bend our ear.  God’s speech is not a faint voice, nor a barely audible sound.  He speaks loudly.  In our day He thunders from the heavens and it echoes unto the ends of the earth. The reader has […]

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Problems

If I was good at drawing cartoons I would draw a picture of an airplane floundering about on billows of night’s darkness, looking for beacon lights that failed to appear.  On that airplane I would stamp the words: “Some of our Western Societies” and where that beacon light was supposed to blink its light I […]

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Voices from Iowa

Those who have never visited the Hawkeye state “where the tall corn grows” have many a misconception of it.  Not that Indians with tomahawks and bow and arrow are still imagined running rife in these parts, but the impression that many have is that the only thing to be seen in Iowa is “tall corn.”   […]

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Progress of the War

Progress of the War              According to latest reports the war seems to be lining up in favor of the Allies on all fronts.  The Russians are steadily pushing the Germans back, and the Allies are holding their ground in North Africa.  The Japs also seem to be getting the worst of it in the […]

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To our Boys in Service

Dear Fellows: I can imagine your surprise as you grapple through Beacon Light’s mail pouch and finally pull out my letter.  I can hear some of you say: “Of all people writing us, even a minister in Iowa!” and still others are saying: “Who is he anyway?” since many of you, especially those from our […]

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Around the Breakfast Table Discussions

It was the morning after Christmas.  All during the night the snow had fallen, so that a deep, warm blanket of white covered the earth.  The roads were blocked and no traffic was noticeable on the highway running into the small town where the village minister dwelt in the comfortable manse beside the church.  On […]

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The Cares and Worries of this World

Often these are uppermost in our mind; especially in this world of war.  We worry about the outcome of the war, about the effects of war at home, about the return of our boys, and many other questions and problems of like nature.  If we would only look at all these problems in the light […]

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Entertainment for the Boys in Service

An article in a recent local newspaper stated: “Tom Archer, a well-known dance-hall operator, has purchased the historic amusement center for the purpose of providing entertainment for Service Men of this community.  Several nationally known dance bands and orchestras have been placed under contract for appearance here.  Mr. Archer said: “I am sure that the […]

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Hebrews 11

Outline 18 MOSES HID BY FAITH 2nd week of February             Heb. 11:23—By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months of his parents, because they saw he was a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king’s commandment. Compare Exodus 1 and 2:1-10. Moses is one of the most illustrious […]

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