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The Voice of the Lord

The voice of God was heard last night. Millions heard Him. He spoke powerfully and emphatically. Some who heard Him acknowledged that He was speaking and that He was God. Most ignored Him even though they were momentarily terror stricken. “The voice of the thunder was in the heavens, the lightening lightened the world: the […]

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Serving the Lord

The subject, “Serving the Lord”, is one which is in a sense very easily understood. It is a subject, however, which is also vitally intertwined with the other two speeches. The fact of joy, emphasized by the first speaker, and the need of worship, to be emphasized by the third speaker, are directly related with […]

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Post-Convention Review

The buses from Grand Rapids arrived at Dordt College at three o’clock Monday afternoon. Registration and the assigning of dorms took place. During the remainder of the day we had a sports mixer which included swimming, volleyball, basketball, bowling, and pool. That night the majority of the conventioneers sacked out early, wearied from their long […]

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Music

The following articles are recaps of some of the discussions that took place at the convention. There were two times set aside for discussion groups. The young people were divided into groups of about 20. The Beacon Lights asked these young people to write on what discussion took place in the groups that they attended. […]

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Making a Joyful Noise unto the World

Covenant Young People of our Protestant Reformed Churches: It always amazes me, and gives me a certain sense of spiritual joy when I watch you young people prepare for your conventions. Especially is this true when I watch you, and find out what theme you have picked for your convention. Thus far the thirty-four conventions […]

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Freemasonry and/or the Church (1)

Freemasonry is better known as simply Masonry or more popularly still as the organization of the Masonic Lodge. A rather strange subject for the Beacon Lights, you are probably thinking to your­self. Maybe if I relate to you how my interest was developed your interest will be quickened also. Recently, while performing my pastoral duties, […]

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Dancing

The following articles are recaps of some of the discussions that took place at the convention. There were two times set aside for discussion groups. The young people were divided into groups of about 20. The Beacon Lights asked these young people to write on what discussion took place in the groups that they attended. […]

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Coming Before His Presence

Perhaps the greatest hoax perpetrated by the devil is that the Christian life is only grief and sadness. The devil wants us in believe that there is no joy, no real glad­ness for Christians — especially for young Christians. To be a Christian means, the great Deceiver would have us think, to walk around with […]

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Pride or Humility?

The following poem had its birth in a sermon based on 1 Peter 5:5-7 at our Hope, Walker Church. “Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble. Humble your­selves therefore […]

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