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Interview with Mr. Harold Schipper

It is January 6, 2009, and I am at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schipper in Holland, Michigan.   MHH:  Mr. Schipper, where and when were you born? HS:  I was born in Holland, Michigan, on 236 East 11th Street. MHH:  And when was this? HS:  January 14, 1926. MHH:  Who were your […]

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This is the Day Which the Lord Hath Made

Wispy tendrils of rising mist, Rainbow droplets by sunlight kissed; Hushed peace, a stillness oh so sweet, As scenes slowly dance forth and meet.   A peaceful new morn is arrayed, New mercies lovingly displayed. Gently our Lord’s presence is known, His lovingkindness sweetly shown.   Heavy eyelids softened in awe Behold scenes unfold without […]

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Practicing the Presence of God

Did you ever hear someone say, “I can glorify God by washing the dishes for him” or, “I can worship God by working on my car engine or while taking a walk in the woods”? People that speak this way often have been influenced by a teaching that is called “practicing the presence of God.” […]

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The Daily Press

February 8—March 7 (28 days)   February 8—From Communion to Conquer Read 2 Samuel 8 We read in 2 Samuel 7 that the Lord gave David “rest round about from all his enemies.” During that time of rest, the prophet Nathan brought David Jehovah’s word, and David spent time in prayer. Now chapter 8 begins, […]

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In my first article, I explained and proved five basics of good communication— logical speech, face-to-face interaction, attentive listening, truthfulness, and depth of content. I took the time and space to do so to aid us in honest evaluation of whether our use of technology has been detrimental to our good communication. I pray that […]

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Seeking the Lord in the Morning

What is the first thing that you reach for in the morning? Do you immediately pick up your phone to check social media? Do you look at your work or school emails and start thinking about all the tasks you need to complete? Do you grab your running shoes and head out for some exercise? […]

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Serenity

“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.”   —Isaiah 26:3   Evil days, we often hear, are these. Restlessness and strife in all degrees, Hate and turbulence and riot rife Seem to be our troubled way of life. …And our children’s, too.   Inner conflicts […]

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The Game

On Sunday evening, February 4, millions of people will gather around their TVs to watch the Super Bowl. Sadly, many Christians will also sit down and watch “the game that everyone has to watch.” Some might even scornfully ask you why you will not join them. What is our response to this massive event that […]

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