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And They Clapped Their Hands

“….And they clapped their hands, and said, God save the king’’. II Kings 11:12b Today I would like to talk a little with you, young people, about the clapping of the hands. Real little children are taught to clap their little hands in their mother’s hand, with the little song, “Patty cake, patty cake, baker’s […]

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George M. Ophoff (6)

In the last article we attempted to describe somewhat the kind of environ­ment into which George Ophoff was born. He was born in the city of Grand Rapids on January 25, 1891. He was born as the oldest of eight children to Frederick H. Ophoff and Yeta Hemkes Ophoff. The house in which George was […]

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The Beauty of Easter

Who could have furnished this season With blossoms from colored gardens of beauty. Along with the sun splendoring through the patchwork of blue On the distant mountains stretching for its warmth.   What mighty hand has swept abroad The lightning crashing through the night, As the commanding rain descends over all Its thrashing pellets sprinkle […]

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The Holy War

Made by King Shaddai upon Diabolus for the Regaining of the Metropolis of the World or The Losing and Taking Again of The Town of Mansoul The Dragon … went to make war with the remnant of her seed. Faithful … in righteousness doth judge and make war. — The Apostle John   Despite the […]

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The Protestant Reformed Young People’s Societies

First Church Senior Young People’s Society First Church Senior Young People’s Society has 24 members and is led by Ed Ophoff, Jr., our Bible leader and Presi­dent. This year we have chosen Corin­thians for our Bible study. We chose Corinthians because we feel that the letters of the Apostle Paul are very applicable to our […]

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‘Tis Resurrection Day!

Let us rejoice, oh Christian! Let us be glad, and say, “Our Savior has arisen. ‘Tis Resurrection Day!”   He won the glorious victory O’er death and o’er the grave. He died, and rose triumphant, Our guilty souls to save.   This precious Lamb who knew no sin Was make sin for His own. Obedient […]

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