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Welcome to Jamaica!

It was very cute. Good nights were being said. Even that was done in something of a rush, since we were to arise at five in the morning. Jets won’t wait at five in the morning. Jets won’t wait beyond scheduled departure. “Is there time for one question, Dad?” Sure, what is it? “If a […]

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The Quest of the Magi

(Matt. 2:1-11) With glowing light the dawn doth break O’er yonder hills; And in its wake Majestically the sun doth rise Casting its rays o’er land and skies. The city stirs from slumber deep Jerusalem rouses, wakes from sleep And soon the tread of busy feet Are hastening on, in every street. The cry of […]

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Some More of The Same Old Thing?

And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. John 1:14 One cannot help but be struck by the simplicity with which Matthew records the birth of Christ: “Now the birth of Jesus Christ […]

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No Room in the Inn…

“…and laid Him in a manger: because there was no room for them in the inn.” Luke 2:7a Each time that Christmas comes these words seem to strike me with great force. These seem at the same time so pathetic – yet so blessed. The thought also occurs to me: has the world changed since […]

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News From, For, and About Our Churches

From Hope in Walker, Mich.: Confession of faith was made by Greg Engelsma, Deb Heyboer, Jack Huizinga, Carolyn Kamps, George Kamps, Terry Kooienga, Larry Meulenberg, John Van Dyke, and Joel Zandstra. Mr. and Mrs. John Kuiper rejoice at the birth of a son. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Hunter and two baptized children were received from […]

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Current Events and Comments

I shiver from the cold as I sit in my room, carefully studying the smallest of frost designs on the window before me. Slowly my gaze shifts through the branches of a nearby dead oak tree while my arms rest on the window pane. My thoughts? They ride off into the world of destruction and […]

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The conclusion of our last article on this subject in the August-September issue of the Beacon Lights found us making a few preliminary evaluative comments about the theories and the philosophy of this highly imaginative and controversial thinker. Because of the immensity of his theories we are not finished with our consideration. We have made […]

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