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Standing in Awe Before Our God

There are two verses in the book of Psalms, young people, that we must hold onto with heart, mind, soul and strength.  The first verse in this group is Psalm 4:4 where we read: “Stand in awe and sin not:  commune with your heart upon your bed, and be still.  Selah.”  (By the way, the […]

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The Lord Moves in Mysterious Ways

I was asked to write a form of testimony of coming to the Protestant Reformed Church from the Christian Reformed Church.  My first reaction was “Oh, I can’t do that.  That isn’t our style of life.” I contemplated that effort and the longer I did the more I began to put my feelings and thoughts […]

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Walking with God

Tonight, as I was walking, I met with God. I walked, and talked with Him, Sharing my burdens, Only to shoulder them once more. And then God spoke to me In the chilled dark of night. He spoke to me and said, “Look around you!  What do you see?” As the crisp clean snow crunched […]

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Adult Conversion

A young mother was working alongside a Christian girl who is in her upper teens.  A day after the young Christian had spoken of her position against abortion, the young mother approached the teenager to ask for more information about the young girl’s God and church. This began a series of conversations between the two, […]

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Coming to the Faith

I have been asked to explain how I came to the PR churches and why, since I came from a non-church-going family in southwest Minnesota.  Up until I was about 20, I had only been in 2 churches in my life.  I didn’t really feel like I was missing anything by not going to church, […]

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Coming to the Reformed Faith

Whenever I look back and reflect on how I came to the Reformed faith I can only marvel and stand in awe of the power of the living God.  Like the shepherd in Psalm 23, “He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters.  He leadeth me in […]

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Editor’s Notes – May 1991

The Beacon Lights staff has seen in recent months what effect increased postage rates and production costs can have on our monthly balance.  We did anticipate extra costs in production and so we were not alarmed by those increases.  We have seen a generous support from our churches and individuals.  We are thankful to our […]

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Right to Life Support Texts

The articles having to do with our involvement in the Right to Life movement found in the December 1990 and March 1991 Beacon Lights occasions me to write.  I found the article entitled “Is Right to Life Right” by Karen Hanko stimulating and refreshing.  Others must have had similar thoughts for it came as no […]

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