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He That Loveth Pleasure Shall Be a Poor Man (2)

We ended last time with a brief introduction of the topic we will take up in this editorial. Remember that we ended the last editorial with the understanding that the opposite of pleasure seeking is the way of self-denial, submission to the will of God, and growing in our knowledge of God. Pleasure seeking, on […]

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The Christian Soldier

During the 75th Anniversary celebration the Children’s Bible School will be studying Ephesians 6:10-20. Starting this month until the celebration there will be articles about the armor of God. We hope those articles will pique your interest and help you prepare for the celebration in 2000. – The 75th Anniversary Committee  “Finally, my brethren, be […]

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A Child of the Reformation

I am a child of the I6lh century Reformation. I make known that fact with the least hesitation. My spiritual fathers had an inheritance so grand Now given to me wherein by grace alone I stand.   Blessed is that heritage, a great wealth untold, Incomparable even to all of the creation’s gold. The Scriptures […]

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Too Many!

This article was inadvertently missed for the September issue and belongs before the article which appeared in September. We apologize for the confusion. That was the problem with Gideon’s army. Gideon did not see the numbers he had as a problem. Obviously, the men did not see the problem either. Though Gideon and his men […]

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The Song of Zion

A Psalter-Psalm Devotional of Praise to Our Sovereign Covenant God October 1 Read Psalm 108 Psalm 108:1-2 Did you know that this psalm in its entirety is parts of two other psalms? Verses l through 5 are found in Psalm 57 and we read verses 6 through 13 in Psalm 60. They are nearly identical, […]

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Psalter 249 — The Reward of Perfect Trust

This month we continue to look at Psalm 91 using the versification of the second part of the Psalm, Psalter 249. This Psalter versification is entitled “The Reward of Perfect Trust.” We are reminded of the importance of putting our trust in God and believing that He will always care for us. We looked last […]

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HOW to Let Our Light Shine (Matthew 5:16)

This article was given as a speech at the New Jersey retreat.   It falls to me in this series of retreat speeches to address the “How” of letting our light shine. Our focus is actually quite narrow, because we want to look at that little word “so” in our theme text: “Let your light […]

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A Martyr-Reformator Lived Here

Jan de Bakker (also known as Johannes Pestering) was the first martyr for the Reformation in The Netherlands. He was born in 1499 in the Dutch town of Woerden, and he died at the stake on September 15, 1525 in The Hague. You see here the State Reformed Church of the village of Woubrugge (in […]

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