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A Prudent Wife is from the Lord

In these days of the Women’s Liberation and Equal Rights movements there is probably no occupation more looked down upon by the world as that of the house­wife. Even the adjectives usually placed before the name of the occupation — com­mon, ordinary, “plain old,” tell of its im­portance to many today. In magazines especially meant […]

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Antithesis

A pilgrim walking down Life’s path Soon met another traveling there. He was a stranger, all alone. He said his name was Earthly Care.   He had a wealth of goods with him, And in much finery was dressed. The shabbily-garbed pilgrim asked How such a man could be distressed.   “Ah,” sighed the man, […]

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The Christian Faces War

The most basic causes for reoccurring of war and rumors of war are man’s willing denials and disdain for God’s law. The last of the Ten Commandments, “Thou shall not covet,’’ is the basis for the violation of any other of God’s laws. So also covetous­ness is the basis for the preliminary causes of war […]

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Convention Review

The 32nd Annual PRYP Convention is now a thing of the past, but for those of us who were privileged to attend it, it re­mains a happy memory. The 1972 Convention was held in Estes Park, Colorado from July 24-28 and was sponsored by the Loveland PRYP Society. The theme chosen for the convention was […]

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Jehovah’s Witnesses (2): Of Man

In the first part of this series of articles on the Jehovah’s Witnesses, we saw their beliefs concerning Christ. In the second part, we will look at some of their beliefs concerning man himself. The Jehovah’s Witnesses have several unique, but odd beliefs concerning man, his life, and his death. The first thing that must […]

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Jehovah Witnesses (Part I) – On Christ

In a recent article under the heading “Critique,” Miss. A. Lubbers pointed out to both BEACON LIGHTS readers and writers that the original intent of this rubric was to bring current doctrinal issues to light. Keeping this in mind, I thought it might prove interesting to make an evaluative study of some of the cults […]

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Blessed Peacemakers

There has seldom in our world been as much concern for peace as there is today. Most of this concern may be traced to wars and rumors of war, racism and rioting, which are increasing daily. Many people have taken it upon themselves to find an answer to their problem of hostility between nations and […]

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The Earth – The Lord’s

Ecology is a much discussed topic in our time. This branch of science, which deals with the relationship of a creature to his environment, has now become primarily concerned with the relationship of man to his environment. It is obvious to almost anyone that more and more people in this world are becoming involved with […]

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Bridging the Gap

There is no doubt in my mind as to whether a generation gap exists in this country among the children of the world. Anyone can see quite plainly that parents and their children, particularly the teenaged ones, are drifting apart in their opinions as well as in their moral standards. Rebellion against parents and other […]

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