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A Season-y Pistle to My Grandchildren

Dear Children: Here it is already summer! How the seasons do fly. Of course old people notice this more; at least your old (I can remember when the church lot had not an auto in it, only buggies with horses in the stable) gramps can remember so many past seasons that they really do seem […]

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Teaching

Teaching is… —being called “Miss” for the first time in my life, and then having a first grader tell me that she doesn’t believe I can be a “Miss” because I look like a girl. That was the first day. I could tell they had great confidence in me. —being told that I was beautiful […]

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News from Hull’s Young People’s Society

Nearing the end of another society season, the Hull Young People’s Society looks back at a busy but very enjoyable and profitable year. We gather at 7:15 p.m. each Sunday evening in the church basement. Each meeting is begun by singing three Psalter numbers chosen by the president. He also opens with prayer. The minutes […]

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Is the Bible Symbolical or Literal?

“And God said, Let there be light, and there was light…” Gen. 1:3 Recently, four college students came to my door with the above captioned question: is the Bible symbolical or literal? They were sent to me by their professor in Religious Studies. These were really some nice mid-west young people, who were seeking an […]

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Hope Christian School in Redlands

On September 16, 1975, the Hope Christian School in Redlands opened its doors for its first classes. This was a moment of great joy, an answer to the prayers of many parents. Quite a few years had passed between the dissolution of the first Christian School in our Protestant Reformed circles in 1953 and the […]

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Editorial Notes June/July 1977

In this issue (June/July 1977) there are three articles which deal with the Bible. The Editorial, dealing with our use of the Bible during the summer months: Rev. George Lubbers in “Pastor’s Study” deals with the literal symbolical ‘‘question”; and Jessica Poortinga in “Current Events and Com­ments” deals with finding proof texts from memory. The […]

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Can You Prove it?

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you must defend one of your beliefs and you find yourself at a loss for a reference text? Many times in the course of one’s life, he will find an opportunity to voice his opinion. When asked to give proof or support for his belief, often […]

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America — A Christian Nation?

Here in the United States we live in a so-called “Christian” society. Today more people than ever before profess to be members of a church in one of the various denominations in our country. However, are the churches these people attend really Christian? In order to determine whether or not they are truly Christian churches, […]

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