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Why We Teach

One important thing that I learned in school this year is how the church should be separate from unbelievers. During World War II, the U.S. government put out a series of propaganda films called “Why We fight.” Perhaps this article is a bit of propaganda for our Christian schools. And the “propaganda” is very effective […]

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Arius’ Arianism

Go back in time approximately two millennia, and in doing so, erase from your mind all the knowledge the church has gained as she has developed the faith once given by her Lord. Wipe from your memory all you know about eschatology (doctrine of last times), ecclesiology (doctrine of the church), soteriology (doctrine of salvation), […]

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History in God’s Classroom

Imagine that you are sitting in school, not just in any school, but in the school of God Himself. Imagine your teacher is the Holy Spirit, and that in front of you on the desk is your textbook, the Bible. The classes are truly inspiring as your teacher leads you from page to page, and […]

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Right to Life

Letter to Editor by Crystal Kooienga I am writing to express my disappointment in the article “Is Right to Life Right?” in the December 1990 issue of the Beacon Lights. I think the most glaring mistake that the writer makes is her belief that Right to Life condones violence and disrespect for those placed in […]

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Is Right to Life Right?

Cal Thomas, moderator of the 1986 Americans United for Life conference in Chicago, summarized the rising confidence of the prolife movement stating that “the momentum is inexorably in the direction of the prolife side.”  The success of the prolife movement has continued in spite of the failure of the Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs. […]

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The Foundation of the Protestant Reformed Church

The issue of sovereign and particular grace has been an issue since the time of Augustine. Though always present, this issue came to a head again during the time of the Reformation and was one of the main issues of the Reformation. The fact that this issue of sovereign and particular grace came to a […]

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