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Sex: Why Wait?

Read I Corinthians 6:9-20 My beloved young people, who must live as Christians in a world that surrounds you with temptations: A few months ago, I was driving to Holland on a Sunday morning to preach for a classical appointment there, and I turned on the radio and caught a brief conversation between Dr. James […]

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Prayer

Prayer is the clasping hands of God and man. Prayer is the completion of the eternal plan. Prayer is the stairs by Bethel angels trod. Prayer is the bridge that leaps from man to God. Prayer lifts us up when all else drags us down. Prayer is our throne, our scepter, and our crown. Prayer […]

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Lean Hard

“Cast thy burden upon the Lord and He shall sustain thee.”—Psalm 55:22               Child of My love, Lean Hard,             And let Me feel the pressure of thy care;             I know thy burden, child, I shaped it;             Poised it in Mine own hand, made no proportion             In its weight to thine […]

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Immersion in the Baptism Form (1)

Pastor: Step into my study, Charles.  Glad you could make this appointment.  I looked for you the other day, but— Catechumen: Sorry about that, Rev. Muller…now I’d like you to enlarge on that statement you made a little while ago.  You spoke of “immersion in the Baptism Form.” Would you please explain what you mean […]

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Here Am I; Send Me

I want to direct this article to the young men of our churches for the purpose of encouraging you to consider seriously training for the gospel ministry in our seminary.  No, I was not asked to do this by anyone else.  No, this is not a pressure tactic by one of your ministers.  This article […]

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Editor’s Notes – April 1989

Although this issue of the Beacon Lights contains only three articles and a poem, you will find this issue encouraging, thought-provoking, and edifying. Are you interested in becoming a minister in our churches but have fears and misgivings about attending seminary?  Then read Rev. Terpstra’s article, “Here Am I; Send Me.”  He answers three major […]

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At His Table

Moved by Thy Spirit, Lord, O, how I hunger after righteousness! I see the table that Thy grace has furnished me. And drawing near in sweet communion with Thy saints, Together lay the mountain of our sins beneath the Cross, take hold of Thee And taste Thy goodness.  What wondrous love is this, my God, […]

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