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The Observance of Thanksgiving Day

Probably the most typically American holiday which we cele­brate is Thanksgiving Day. Its celebration has come clown to us from the Pilgrims, and perhaps be­cause of the interesting facts which we know about that early celebra­tion, there seems to be an aura of romance and gaity about this holi­day. Strange as it may seem to […]

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Our Radio Broadcasts

The growth of the use of radio broadcasting as a medium to wit­ness to the truths of the Reformed faith is emphasized by the recent observation of the three hundredth broadcast of the Reformed Wit­ness Hour in Grand Rapids, Mich­igan. Much has been accomplish­ed since the first broadcast was aired, and we are grateful that […]

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The Reformation (2)

Last month we ended with the question: Just what did the Refor­mation of the sixteenth century contribute to the church of the New Dispensation? What was its outstanding gift of the grace of God to us? Various answers may be given to this question. The benefits of the Reformation are manifold. By it the church […]

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Sericulture

One of the first things of which fallen man took cognizance in the Garden of Eden was the fact that he needed clothing, and so he pro­vided himself with an apron of fig leaves. Later he used animal skins and hair. Not until after the de­luge did it occur to him to use the delicate […]

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John 2:1 – 3:8

LESSON VI. The Miracle At Cana (John 2:1-11) The First Attestation of Jesus. John the Baptist had testified of Jesus in various ways. The result was that John retreated into the background and Jesus became more prominent. John’s disciples also followed Jesus. Thus far we read of six of them. Also to them Jesus attests […]

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International Situation

International Situation: During the past months the Unit­ed Nations Assembly has been be­fore our attention as it has to struggle with the problem of inter­national relations—especially the problem of Prussia. This has been true ever since the formation of the United Nations and ever since the end of the war. Rapidly we are moving into […]

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Mission Work

John and Jack were rather good friends even though they did go to different churches. John be­longed to the Protestant Reformed Church and Jack to the Christian Reformed Church. And even tho they were good friends this quite often led to arguments. In fact, they often continued one argument from one noon-hour to the next. […]

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The Glory of God – And Politics

We have just reached the end of another political campaign. The votes have been counted; the result is history. Those of us who voted can now sit back and reflect on our action. Our entire nation seems very much concerned about whom is chosen to administer its public affairs. We too are interested. There is […]

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Root Out of Dry Ground

Root Out of Dry Ground by Argye M. Briggs. Published by Eerdman’s Publishing Co. Grand Rapids, Michigan. This novel won first place in the $5,000 Christian Fiction Contest sponsored by Eerdman’s Publish­ing Company. The story tells of Jansie Sanders, hunch-backed, crippled, and ugly, who lives with a shiftless mother and step-father and two half-broth­ers in […]

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Music

Music, I think, has a place in al­most all of our lives although not often discussed. Music brings joy to many. We, as Christian youth, should not have the same music as the world. We should show that we are a different people by our music as well as in other ways, such as refraining […]

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