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The Resolve of William Tyndale

In the days of Wycliffe, the Bible had been virtually a closed volume for hundreds of years. Wycliffe translated it into the common English tongue, but soon it became a banned book once again. Despite the official ban his manuscript version still circulated for about a hundred years. Then came the period of time in […]

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The Bread of Life

After Jesus had fasted for forty days and forty nights, the Devil came to tempt Him. After the first temptation in which Satan told Jesus to make stones into bread, Jesus replied, “It is written, Man shall not life by bread alone, but by every Word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God” (Matt. […]

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Test Your Knowledge of the Bible

Baker Book House has given us permission to reprint selected material form the two books The New Testament in Crossword Puzzles and The Bible Quiz Book both of which have been reviewed recently in the Beacon Lights. These quizzes and puzzles will appear from time to time. What’s What in the Proverbs? Questions 1. What […]

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Sunday School in the Protestant Reformed Churches (3)

We have, in the past two issues, said quite a bit about Sunday School but virtually nothing about Sunday School teachers. If Sunday School is important beyond what it does for parents, then the caliber of the teachers is extremely important. The effectiveness of the instruction given during the Sunday class session is going to […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

From Hope in Walker: Mr. and Mrs. Myron Moody rejoice at the birth of a daughter and Mrs. And Mrs. Marv Kamps rejoice at the birth of a son. Rick Huizinga’s new address is: P.F.C. Richard Huizinga 380-54-2614, H.H.S. 426, S. & S. Bn., 101 1st A.B.N. Div., A.P.O. San Francisco, California 96383 From Hull, […]

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Giving Thanks for the Poor

The first Thanksgiving Day and its successive observances have been both a source of delight and sorrow to many people. It seems, however, that we have been left mostly with delight. Thanksgiving has been turned into revelry, prayer into pride. It has become a day of feasting and football games with church services sandwiched in […]

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Education or Instruction?

“Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, we will not walk therein.” Jeremiah 6:16 We need the old paths of which the LORD here speaks. The […]

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Calvinists in a Capitalistic Environment

We, as elect children of God, are called to live in this world, but not to be of this world. In this paper we will discuss this truth with relationship to our country’s economic system. Capitalism, as defined by Webster, is “an economic system based on private property, competition, and the production of goods for […]

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About the Spring Retreat

Dear Editor, In one of our last issues of the Beacon Lights there appeared an article concerning the 1970 Spring Retreat. The writer of that article seemed to be concerned about some of the activities or lack of activities that took place at Camp Rogers. To allay any fears the readers might have because of […]

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