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Humility: God’s Elevator

Man, in sinful pride, thought to elevate himself above God. He thought that by disobeying the Lord’s command he too could know good and evil. He fell and great was his fall. He became a lowly, despicable, sinful creature whose whole life was enmity against God. In his wretched state he foolishly imagines himself, even […]

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Changeless Purpose in a Changing World

The above named topic was sent to me with the request that I write on it in this issue of Beacon Lights. This I am pleased to do. However as we turn our attention to this topic, we find ourselves immediately faced with a question. To this question we now turn. The question is this: […]

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Behind the Bamboo Curtain

The eyes of the world are focused on the “Middle (or Central) Kingdom.” The president of the world’s most powerful country is visiting one of the world’s most forbidden countries. The most important diplomatic event during the month of February is the visit of President Nixon behind the “bamboo curtain” to attempt to establish cordial […]

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The First Shepherd – Knowledge

“Fool’s hate Knowledge’’ — Solomon After their escape from Doubting Castle, Hopeful and Christian began devising some sort of warning sign to be set up in the way to warn other pilgrims against the dangers of By-pass Meadow and its dark defiles and declines to the hold of the Giant Despair. They set up a […]

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Pilgrims and Strangers Even Unto Death

There are two things which, of late, have been plaguing my conscience. The first is the calling of the Christian to be a pilgrim and stranger here on this earth; the second is the certainty of death. After thinking about both of them, I came to see that the two are very closely related. For […]

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Keeping Perspective

“Each one of you is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ.” Ephesians 4:7 It is good, young people, to have the upward look in these evil days in which we live. We do not yet see all things subjected unto Christ, the Son. Yet, very really by faith we see […]

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Joy!

Dear readers: Due to my surgery I was unable to complete an article for my regular column “Current Events and Comments.” In place of it I have written a fill-in article which I hope you enjoy as well. My apologies and the Lord willing I will be back in two months. Thank you. Jamie carries […]

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