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For the Graduates

Graduation! What an exciting thought! Immediately we are aware that another important milestone in our growth has arrived. When I think back to my three graduations I remember mostly the mixed feelings of pride and accomplish­ment on the one hand, but also the feelings of regret that many of the activities and relationships I had […]

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An Unlietening Night

The auditorium was hot. Because they were sitting in a straight long row, they could not see each other, “…ye are the light of the world…” Speaking of lights, there were many. Hypo tried to concentrate, but the heat from the lights was unbearable, and the flashing lights did nothing to help his problem. Hypo […]

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Hudsonville Sr. Young People’s Society The Hudsonville Protestant Reformed Senior Young People’s Society meets for an hour and a half on Sundays immedi­ately following the morning service. At the present time, while waiting for our new church building to be built, we are meeting in a classroom at Hudsonville High School. This is O.K. for […]

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The Holy War-The Town of Mansoul

Jesus was not yet come into the town. —John There was this town of Mansoul. It was situated between the two worlds, between heaven and hell. Its founder and Builder was Shaddai. The name Shaddai means “to be strong and powerful.” and the Greek translation of the Hebrew name is “the Almighty” (Rev. 1:8). Shaddai […]

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Now is Christ Risen

“If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable. But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept.” I Cor. 15: 19-20 We are the Church of Christ. The Church has ever confessed that Jesus arose. The meaning of Easter […]

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Is Vacation from Society Necessary?

Non-young people, read this article. This certainly can also be applied to Mr. and Mrs., Mens, Ladies Societies, Bible Classes and Discussion Groups. The summer should never be a vacation from studying God’s Word. Let us be careful that our fleshly lusts and pleasures don’t shove out Bible study. Ed. Why is it that our […]

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Graduation

The purpose of the child of God in all that he does is to show his gratitude to God for the marvelous things God has done for him. Now, as graduation approaches, we seniors look back on twelve or thirteen years of schooling and see that God has indeed been good to us. He has […]

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George M. Ophoff (7)

His Early Years At the time George graduated from grade school, there was as yet no Christian high school. Calvin College, located on the corner of Franklin and Madison, incorporated various high school subjects into its curriculum. Al­though Calvin College was primarily dedicated to the instruction of future teachers and ministers, anyone who wanted a […]

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