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Not My Will

First, a note: if you desire your question to answered in this column, then please sign your letter. I will not use your name in answering, but I will not answer unless signed. The only exception being the question I treat in this article, as I had not made this plan before. The questions have […]

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What Do You Think?

Why do I have to go to school? Why can’t I be friends with wicked children? Should I be concerned about other students in school who are not my closest friends? How should I treat those outside my group in school? In today’s pleasure-seeking world, with many even influences that work their way into our […]

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Learning from a Tragedy

The article in the San Francisco Examiner wasn’t very big, nor did it command very much attention. It simply noted that Congressman Leo J. Ryan and several other people from California had left for Guyana, South America, in order to investigate the People’s Temple, a cult which had several members living in a settlement called […]

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What are Young People’s Societies?

Several months ago I was asked to put some ideas concerning Young Peoples Society attendance in writing for the Beacon Lights. The following article shares some of my ideas which should applied to our present ’78-’79 society season and any future society season. One question came up about the age of those attending. For some […]

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The Christian Insurance Salesman

Our calling as Christians is to carry out the sovereign will of God. That sovereign will of God calls each and every individual to their respectful place in life. Some men are called to be factory workers, others construction workers, teachers, preachers, etc. With every position given to man by God, we have a calling […]

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A Proof of Discipleship

By nature we all selfish people; and we would have to admit, if just to ourselves, that we normally live for ourselves and not the brother. We tend to place the importance on what our wants and desires are. If we were to rate our needs as opposed to those around us, I am afraid […]

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The Mother’s Influence in the Home

This is the day of infant nurseries, day care centers, and babysitters. More and more we hear how unfulfilling and boring a woman’s life, as homemaker and mother, is. After all, every woman has the right to be herself and find an exciting and rewarding career. And…who’s taking care of the children? According to an […]

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Who Are My Friends?

“A man who has many friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.”  Proverbs 18:24 “Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.” Proverbs 27:6 ——- The Bible has some things to say about who our friends are, and what […]

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