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The Institution of the Church

In the last article, we discussed the Church of Christ as it is an organism, the body of Christ, holy in Him. But now we have to come down from those lofty heights of faith wherein we saw the Church as inexpressibly beautiful, radiat­ing with the beauty of God’s grace as a clear brilliant diamond. […]

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Remember the Sabbath

“And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from ail the work which he had made. And God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.” The above […]

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New Beginnings

Critiquing Critique When the previous editor, J. Van Overloop, retired from the editorship of Beacon Lights, he composed a letter for all the editors and writers in the magazine — at least I assume he did, because I received one. In this communication he stated that Beacon Lights contains all the rubrics to make it […]

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Bonded Together

According to Webster, the word society can mean any organized group of people joined together because of some interest in common. By taking a close look at the words “organized,” and “joined,” and the phrase “because of some interest,” it is my hope to convey to you my thoughts concerning the importance of our young […]

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This translation was formerly called the Centenary Translation of the New Testament, by Helen Barrett Mont­gomery. It was a commemorative of “the first hundred years of work of the American Baptist Publication Society,” Philadelphia, second edition, 1924, cloth bound, $1.00. Now it is called The New Testament in Modem English, Judson Press, copyright 1952, 17th […]

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The Virtue of Obedience

We live in an age of lawlessness. It pervades the whole of our society. This lawlessness has especially made its impact on the home. It is a well-known fact that the home, which is the foundation of any society, is in deep trouble. Children openly flaunt the authority of their parents and superiors. The sad […]

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The Way to Heaven

The way to heaven, steep, paved with thorn, Compacted with crosses, those who mourn. Like Israel’s way found in desert bleak, Fleeing Egypt, its black furnace reek. Like Jonathan and armor-bearer On toward the foe pressed ever nearer; Crept they on all four, A jagged, flinty floor ’Neath; and all around, thistle and briar, While […]

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