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Spring

The boisterous wind picks up the falling raindrops and flings them clattering against the window pane. All day long heavy skies drop their moisture while icy winds spend their fury in sweeping gusts. Long, naked arms of ice-coated trees bend clumsily be­fore the savage onslaught of the storm. Night closes in swiftly today, changing the […]

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Underneath Are the Everlasting Arms

The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath, are the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; and shall say, Destroy them.” Deut. 33:27 The text quoted above is part of the blessing bestowed on Israel by Moses just prior to the latter’s death. Taken as a whole, the text […]

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The Second Shepherd — Experience

After their lesson at Mt. Error, Christian and Hopeful are led by the Shepherds to the top of another hill, Mt. Caution. From here, off in the distance, they could see a cemetery where there were blind men running around aimlessly and hopelessly among the gravestones, stumbling over them, unable to get away from the […]

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Jehovah’s Witnesses (2): Of Man

In the first part of this series of articles on the Jehovah’s Witnesses, we saw their beliefs concerning Christ. In the second part, we will look at some of their beliefs concerning man himself. The Jehovah’s Witnesses have several unique, but odd beliefs concerning man, his life, and his death. The first thing that must […]

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Guided by the Word

All around me sat young people bubbling over about the work of the Spirit in them. Every once and awhile such exclamations as “Praise the Lord” or “Thank you, Father” penetrated the air. I had never seen anything like it. Here were kids my own age filled with the praise, joy, and love of God […]

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Facing the Issues

“Facing the Issues” by William J. Frutza and Philip Di Cicco published by Baker Book House. Facing the Issues is the first book in the Contemporary Discussion Series. It contains thirteen interesting articles on relevant issues such as body transplants, creation of life, therapeutic abortion, and fashion and clothes. The purpose of the book is […]

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Are You Starving?

“House visitation,” “consistorial call” or “family visitation.” It’s not important what we call it, although the latter is preferred, but we must be sure it has an important function in our lives. In our age the question, “Why?” is outstanding. Therefore I ask, “Why do we have family visitation?” It cannot be answered because it […]

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