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Introduction Young People, these are the outlines for the discussion groups at the convention. Read and study them to be prepared to take an active part. 1.   Meaning of light a.   Scriptural references: John 3:19-21; Eph. 5:8; I Thess. 5:4-8; I John 1:5-7. b.   We can make the following distinctions: 1)   Physical light — light […]

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Mansoul Subverted

According to the annals of The Holy War, the attack of Black Diabolos on the Town of Mansoul met with success. The people expelled their King Shaddai and unanimously turned to the usurping bramble with, “Do thou reign over us.” This he immediately began to do, as a strong man armed, moving into Mansoul’s throne […]

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The Reason Why

My life is but a weaving between the Lord and me, I cannot choose the colors, He worketh steadily. Oft times He weaveth sorrow, and I in foolish pride, Forget He sees the upper and I the under-side.   Not till the loom is silent and the shuttles cease to fly, Shall God unroll the […]

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Old Men Need Love Too!

Recently, the Federation Board sent out a letter to the Young People’s Societies with regard to the youths’ attitude toward the elderly members in the congregation. I would like to apply this not only to the elderly in the congregation, but also to the young person’s attitude toward grandparents. How often haven’t we heard such […]

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True to the Faith

Dear Young People, I was asked to write an article on how life in general was for a young person in the church of my day. I am thankful that the Lord, in His eternal counsel, had my parents included in that little mission station that met in River Bend, Hope, some sixty years ago. […]

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Treasures in Heaven

“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also” – Luke 12:34 Young people sometimes like to play games which involve a lot of activity. One of these games is what we call a “Treasure-Hunt.” Such a treasure-hunt calls for seeking, looking and desiring to find the desired “treasure.” Upon such finding, they […]

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George M Ophoff (8)

His Early Years In our last article we began to narrate two important incidents which took place during the years which George spent in Calvin College. The first incident of which we spoke is the death of George’s father in the explosion which destroyed the furniture factory in which he worked. The second incident which […]

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Are You Going?

It is almost time for the annual Protestant Reformed Young People’s Convention. And once again we hear the familiar comment, “Are you going to the convention this year?” This question is one which I am sure all of our young people ask each other each year, and it is the reason that I am writing […]

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