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Reverend and Mister Jones?

Things have changed considerably since the days when our grandparents and parents were our age. For one thing, acceptable clothing for women has changed. Once, it was considered a sin if ankles showed; yet, we have just passed through a time when the mini-skirt was the style. Now, women are seldom seen in dresses, and […]

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Sleepy People

Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock. It is time to crawl out of that warm peaceful sleep. It is time to step into another day with a new refreshing thought and smile. Glancing out of my window, I am greeted by a world beaming with fresh sunlight. Everything is wrapped in a blanket of yellow sunshine leaving a […]

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Thanksgiving

“…the third, how I shall express my gratitude to God for such deliverance.” Soon we will celebrate that holiday called Thanksgiving. On this day, as children of God, we will go to His house to thank Him for the material riches He has given us in the past year: and above all, for the gift […]

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The Church as an Organism

The Church of Christ as an organism is very little understood today, and the idea is appreciated, I fear, even less. We do not live in the consciousness that the Church is an organism. Consequently, many of the beautiful truths bound up in this concept make no impact upon our lives. I believe that if […]

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George M. Ophoff (10)

George Ophoff was ordained into the ministry on January 26, 1922, just one day after his 31st birthday. He was ordained pastor in an evening service in the Hope Christian Reformed Church. The congre­gation had been in existence since 1916—somewhat less than six years. During this period the congregation had been supplied by classical appointments […]

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