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Parental Involvement in Christian Education

For many parents, sending the children off to school is a great relief. This may be especially true for the mothers who labor all day at home caring for and nurturing the children. It may be a relief for both parents to know that the teacher reveals God in the classroom as he teaches from […]

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1999 New Jersey Retreat

The young adults retreat sponsored by the Wycoff Protestant Reformed young adults of New Jersey was held May 24-26, 1999. The retreat was located at Harvey Cedars Bible Conference Center on Long Beach Island, New Jersey. About 40 young adults from the United States and Canada attended. The retreaters arrived at the church on the […]

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Contemporary Worship

Dear Editor, I have recently read the April 1999 copy of the Beacon Lights in my parent’s house. One article that I found very interesting was the one written by Kristin Brands, “In the Beauty of Holiness.” After reading this particular article, I was very disturbed with what Kristin, and assumably the people who published […]

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Prodigal Son

A headstrong son had left his father’s home— The world he’d see. The confines of his home were limiting— “Too dull for me!” “While 1 am young and healthy I will roam And make my way.” Soon he was living high, with friends galore Both night and day. But after he had wasted all his […]

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The Song of Zion

August 1 Read Psalm 104:19-29 Psalm 104:19 On the fourth day of creation, God placed the sun and the moon in the heavens. As this verse indicates this was not only for light, but also to mark the passing of time. The world is concerned with the passing of this millennium and the entrance into […]

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Psalter 399 – The Excellency of God

We are called upon to extol and ever bless our God in this versification of Psalm 145. The greatness of our God emphasizes our need to praise Him. We see that this glory and honor are due to God by all creatures throughout the ages. The eternal kingdom of God is the glorious fulfillment of […]

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The Gift of Discipleship (2)

The following article was originally written for the “Newsletter” which was being published by the Covenant Protestant Reformed Church of Northern Ireland. Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. Matthew 16:24. We will quote again the question […]

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The State Reformed Church Of Reduzum

This church in the Dutch province of Friesland has a beautiful tower, in British style. As usual it is surrounded by many graves, but not all of them have a tombstone. The walls of the church are very thick, which means that it was built centuries ago; well preserved and maintained. In old manuscripts it […]

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In Hollum, At Ameland

Perhaps you never heard of the island of Ameland before. It is one of the Dutch “Waddeneilanden” (the Frisian Islands), 23 kilometers long an about 4 kilometers wide (5625 hectares), mostly sand but with a strip of clay close to the coastline. There are four villages, namely Hollum, Ballum, Nes and Buren. The inhabitants speak […]

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