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Behold!

Behold! Behold the cross of Golgotha, empty on its barren hill. Behold the weeping people, their Hope is dead in all that wasteland. Behold the mocking soldiers, quiet now in the emptiness of victory. Behold the women at the well, the men at their labors, the children at play. Behold them; they crucified our Lord. […]

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The Spider

Sad it is when many, stumbling and groping blindly along the Broad Way, never discover Interpreter’s house, no, nothing more than Legality House in Moralitytown, or Eat-Drink-and-Be-Merry Inn at Sodomton. The house of Interpreter was established by the King of the place for the instruction of pilgrims. There they catch sight of such intriguing things […]

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Not What Your Country Can Do

About eight years ago, this phrase was part of a speech by the late President, John F. Kennedy. I am sure we all know what Mr. Kennedy was referring to. The entire sentence goes: “Ask not what your country can do for you; but what you can do for your country.” I am not about […]

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Not Conformed But Transformed

Romans 12:2 – “And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind…” Two mutually exclusive positions are presented: conformed or transformed. And which are you? Forbidden to the child of God is conformity with this world. To “conform” suggests a form which is imitated. In this instance, […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

Miscellaneous On January 29 at the Adams St. School in Grand Rapids, Dr. W. Meester spoke to “all concerned parents and friends” on “The Christian Approach to Drug Abuse.” He alerted his audience of the danger signals and effects of drug abuse. The speech was informative as well as timely. The Junior Mr. and Mrs. […]

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Do We Need Our Christian Schools?

This may seem like an old question of a lot of our readers. It is no wonder that it would. After all, we have been brought up with the idea of Christian education pounded into our heads from the pulpit and also in the Standard Bearer. Yet sometimes we as young people doubt the real […]

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Bridging the Gap

There is no doubt in my mind as to whether a generation gap exists in this country among the children of the world. Anyone can see quite plainly that parents and their children, particularly the teenaged ones, are drifting apart in their opinions as well as in their moral standards. Rebellion against parents and other […]

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Programs For Special Days

Programs For Special Days by Leila T. Ammerman W.A. Wilde Company, 76 pages, $2.00 Programs For Special Days is a book that gives ideas for program planning. The special days for which the programs are written not only include the most widely celebrated holidays of Christmas and Easter, but also Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, and […]

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Better Bible Games

Better Bible Games by Edith Beavers Allen Baker Book House, 105 pages, $1.50 This book, by Edith Beavers Allen, is divided into fourteen sections, each dealing with a different type of Bible game. Included among these games are such things as hidden word hunts, relays, puzzles, and other contests, as well as question and answer […]

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