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God’s Eternity

“His name shall be called . . . The Mighty God, The Father of Eternity” [Isa. 9:6, Heb.]. Naturally, God is the Father of eternity. No one who believes that God is His attributes has any trouble with that. Nor does anyone who believes the doctrine of the trinity have any trouble with the idea […]

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Who Am I?

Adam, God made out of Dust, But thought it best to make me first. So I was made before man, To answer God’s most Holy plan. A living being I became, And Adam gave me my name. I from his presence then withdrew, And more of Adam never knew. I did my maker’s law obey, […]

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Bible Studies

In the previous two articles we considered some of the problems connect­ed with Bible study, solutions to those problems, and principles involved in proper study. It remains for us to consider the tools that are used for Bible study. When we speak of tools we under­stand that someone uses them. For example, a hoe is […]

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A Letter to a Friend

This article was a letter in response to Rachel’s request for advice as she was contemplating college. Since I sent her the letter, several people (Rachel included) have encouraged me to submit the contents of that letter for publication in the Beacon Lights. With some minor editing, therefore, I present for your perusal my answer […]

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Discipline is no enemy of parental love for their children. Rather, love demands discipline, if this love for children reflects God’s love for His children. The experience of every believer convinces him of the truth of this, for the Heavenly Father disciplines every one of His children. Scripture teaches this emphatically. It is the powerful […]

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One-of-a-Kind Teens?

The Apostle Paul writes under the direction of the Holy Spirit in his epistle to the Romans in Chapter 12, Verse 2 that “Ye be not conformed to this world; but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect Will of God”. […]

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Hannah’s Prayer for Motherhood

Hannah was very upset. Elkanah, Peninnah, and the children, however, were all enjoying the sacrificial meal. They had all gone to Shiloh “to worship and to sacrifice unto the Lord.” (I Sam. 1:1-18). It was a time of rejoicing and festivity. But Hannah was not happy. Elkanah had always been a very loving husband to […]

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