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Watching Daily at My Gates

Since the month of August begins with the letter ‘A,’ we have chosen Biblical words beginning with the same letter for our daily meditations. August 1 Abide    This means to dwell or continue. The travelers to Emmaus constrained Jesus to abide with them, and when He did so, their eyes were opened and they knew […]

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Through the Guidance of the Father

As I search through the years of my life, I realize the importance of the Lord and His unfailing guidance. I journey through the memories, each containing the presence of the Lord within them. Not a day of my life has ever gone by without the Lord in it to lead me and protect me […]

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This Is Our Father’s World

Our present-day American society possesses a great awareness of and concern for our natural environment. Various organizations such as the Sierra Club and The Wilderness Society energetically promote the cause of the preservation and improvement of the earthly environment. Americans recycle various items such as paper, glass, cans, and plastic as a way to conserve […]

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Somebody’s Mother

The woman was old and ragged and gray And bent with the chill of the Winter’s day.   The street was wet with a recent snow And the woman’s feet were aged and slow.   She stood at the crossing and waited long, Alone, uncared for, amid the throng   Of human beings who passed […]

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Remember Your Creator

Remember in your youthful days The Lord your God alone; He formed you long before your birth And chose you for His own.   He shaped your body and your mind, He gave you talents too, That you might render thanks to Him In everything you do.   The time allotted you on earth Is […]

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Love (2)

“Oh, look at those two poor children over there. I’m so glad we can afford clothes that are in style. C’mon, I don’t want to play here by them. Let’s go over there.” Then the two well-dressed girls walked to the far end of the park and began to play with their frisbee. Julie and […]

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Good News from Synod

In June delegates from our churches gathered for Synod. At Synod the ministers and elders take care of the matters which pertain to the work of our churches as a federation. One such matter is the examination of students who have completed the required training for the work of a minister. The church as a […]

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From the Editor

The Beacon Lights’ staff and I would like to welcome Dave Moelker as our new treasurer. Dave is currently attending school to become an accountant, and his abilities and talents make him a wel­come addition to the staff. We would also like to congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Jack Huizinga, who are expecting their first baby. […]

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Fear God

 “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom.” Proverbs 9:10a Pride! It is an attitude that cannot show fear for God, yet it characterizes our life constantly. It fills our thoughts with the feeling that we are superior to anything that comes on our path. It is a false confidence that leads us […]

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