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What Shall We Sing?

You young people for whom Beacon Lights is published will determine what we shall sing in the worship services of our churches in the years to come. Whether our churches will continue to use the Psalter exclusively and limit ourselves to these versifications of the Psalms and a few Scriptural passages from other books of […]

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The Devil’s Moment

“In a moment”. Do you recognize this as a quote from Scripture? If you recognize this familiar phrase, do you also have an idea of what these words in Scripture refer to? If your first reaction is that it has to do with the resurrection, you would be right. This phrase refers to how long […]

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Song of Christmas

O, Jesus, Word made flesh to dwell among us, How can I thank Thee for Thy Gift? What way Can I in human frailty find to praise Thee best, Who came the price for my dread sins to pay? Thou wert despised, rejected for Thine Own, A man of sorrows from Thy day of birth. […]

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Persecution?

“Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.” II Timothy 3:12. Pause for a moment with me and consider that verse from God’s Holy Word. It is quite a statement to read, and it leaves very little doubt in the heart of the Child of God. We will without question, […]

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News from Young Peoples’ Societies

  The Hull Young Peoples’ Society   Our meetings start at 7:15 on Sunday evenings. We begin by singing Psalter numbers, followed by prayer led by our President, Rev. M. Hoeksema. Following this the minutes were read and business was taken care of. This past year we continued to discuss the book of Revela­tion. Being […]

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Gift Giving

It is that time of year again. Thanks­giving is over and December is upon us. The Christmas season is now here. In fact, it has been here for a couple of weeks already. Even before Thanksgiving has been “celebrated”, all the stores were hanging up Christmas decorations and advertising Christmas specials. They make it hard […]

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A Faithful Disciple of Christ

Are you a faithful disciple of our Lord? Is it possible to be faithful and only be a disciple outwardly? Is discipleship related to the whole matter of one’s church membership? Is church reformation only possible where men and women of faith clearly perceive the meaning and requirements of a disciple of Christ? Is faithfulness […]

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