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The Love of God

When this article is printed, our Young People’s Convention will not be too far away. Many of us will be busy anticipating the numerous activities that, D.V., will take place at Camp Geneva. We will think back to last year’s convention and remember all of the joyous times spent with friends from far away and […]

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Why Should I?

In an interview aired on May 19, former President Richard M. Nixon declared that when he was in the White House, he had inherent power to order burglaries, eavesdropping or other illegal conduct against American dissidents. He said, “when a President does it, that means that it is not illegal”. In other words, whatever a […]

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Christian Stewardship

In keeping with the central theme of the 1977 Convention, I want to consider with you the idea of stewardship. If we are to seek the Lord, then most certainly we must do this in all that we are and in all that we have. I submit the following outline not as an exhaustive presentation […]

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Dating

Introduction. A.  The Christian’s life must be antithetical in all that he does. 1.   This is true also in dating and marriage. 2.   Thus it is proper for Christian young people to discuss this matter as part of their lives as children of God’s covenant. B.  The subject can very well be treated in connection […]

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Prayer

I.   What is prayer? A.  Prayer is communion with God. See Psalter number 203. 1.   What was there distinctive about Adam’s creation that made it possible for him to have communion with God? 2.   How is that lost through sin? 3.   How is that restored in Christ? B.  Various forms of prayer. 1.   In the […]

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George M. Ophoff (17)

In our last article we concluded the history of the controversy of 1924 and the role which Rev. Ophoff played in it. At the time of this history Rev. Ophoff was minister in what is now the Hope Protestant Reformed Church. After the formation of the Protestant Reformed Churches, Rev. Ophoff continued his work in […]

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Editorial Comments-October 1977

Beacon Lights is now in its 36th year of publication. It has continued to shed its beacon of light on the paths of our Protestant Reformed young people. Each month approximately 750 issues are mailed. The bulk of these are sent to subscribers in the United States. It is sent as far west as Australia […]

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Standing Alone

When I lived near the Rocky Mountains I looked forward to my occasional fishing trips in the mountain rivers of Colorado. Although I never caught many fish, I enjoyed the quiet beauty around me, and often fished on a large rock in the middle of a mountain stream. I often thought of all the years […]

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