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Some Thoughts on Using You and Your

Permit me to write a few lines in addition to what has been written in the “Beacon Lights” concerning “Some Thoughts on Using You and Your”. I find the discussion most interesting. I read in my dictionary that the form “thou,” which is the personal pronoun of the second person singular in the nominative case […]

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Are We Pelagians Too? (1)

That word “Pelagian” does not mean much to you and therefore the question is probably unintelligible. It is regrettable that this term “Pelagian” is not more meaningful to us. This term aptly describes the religious convictions of the vast majority of “churchgoers” today. Many informed people in the Reformed community of churches would not like […]

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Compromise

The purpose of Thomas Aquinas’ philosophy was to express Greek philosophy in Christian terms. (It must be remembered that the study of psychology was at this time contained within the field of philosophy). The result of this compromise we will look at later, but first let us examine Aquinas’ theories in psychology. If you were […]

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The Forties

In keeping with the theme of our Church’s 50th Anniversary year, I want you to share with me some personal reflections, convictions, and experiences concerning God’s Covenant Faithfulness. My assignment is primarily the World War II years, although some information may be just prior to or/and after. That there is a close relationship how these […]

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Fifty Years Later

Dear Grandchildren, all: Went through the attic of my old family home and found a collection of a young people’s magazine, called, “Beacon Lights”, and found in one of them a letter (really any pistle) written by my grandfather, Whew! That was fifty years ago. And here I am writing to my grandchildren. In those […]

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Depression

Depression is one of the most common ailments of our time. There is no one who has not suffered this affliction at some time in his life to a greater or lesser degree. Depression is not a respecter of persons. It occurs at any age from puberty to senility. It affects the wealthy as well […]

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Reminiscing

As one looks back upon his past, it is natural that he sees the influence of others upon himself. We as young men and women in the Protestant Reformed Church have a great heritage upon which we can set our sights. Parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts, and older friends whose lives reflect the love they have […]

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