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The Convention Challenge

Next month, the Lord willing, young people from across the land will migrate to the tip of Lake Michigan and gather for their annual convention as they have done since August of 1939. The location for gathering changes from year to year, but the purpose remains the same, and the desire to go continues strong. […]

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Friends and Friendships

Friends and friendships are very important parts of everybody’s lives and though we do not realize it we often take them for granted. Without friends there would be no one to talk to about personal problems, except for your parents. Not many people like to discuss personal problems with their parents, but that is a […]

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Choosing an Occupation

Introduction: Being a member of a Protestant Reformed Church will make a significant impact on your decision as to what career you should or should not pursue. One must always keep before him God’s Word and His Will. Choosing a career does not simply involve what you want, and, therefore, you must not take this […]

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The Tie That Binds

Faith Prince was always bubbling over with life. She was married to an engineer and they had two adopted children. Both Faith and her husband were active members in their local church. Their house was located on a hill with a beautiful view and was often a center of joyful fellowship, especially for young Christians. […]

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Sorrow

In sorrow lies despair, which lurks around The atmosphere like fog descending near A meadow fair and lurking near the ground. It tears apart the heart and leaves a fear That makes us mourn when troubles ‘round us swell. It makes the mournful eyes shed out the tears Which in the battles march, to lead […]

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Book Reviews

The Friendship Factor: How to Get Closer to the People You Care For, by Alan Loy Mc Ginnis. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1979. This is an easy to read, very practical down to earth guide to the art of interpersonal relationships. It gets to the little details which are easily overlooked but which have a […]

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Watching Daily at My Gates

From Nieuw Bijkelsck Dagkoek, H.W.S. Nijkerk, 1908. Free, abbreviated, and edited translation, ed.   June 1 Titus 2:7-14; 2:7. The man to whom this Word is directed had a great task to accomplish. Paul had left him alone on the Island of Crete where he had brought the gospel so that Titus “should set in […]

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The Crouching Lion

You know the story of Cain and Abel, the first two children born in this world. Abel had the grace of God in his heart. Cain did not. Abel brought a humble sacrifice to God. Cain brought a sacrifice that revealed the pride of his wicked heart. Abel was very painstaking in choosing his sacrifice. […]

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Happiness – Allegro Con Spirito

Happiness is a wonderful gift among God’s saints. Within the church family, one of the greatest times to share that happiness is in congregational singing. The moment to spread your joy is during the singing that is such an integral part of the worship service. Together we sing songs of praise and thanksgiving to our […]

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