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Behold the Musk Ox

You belong to an organization that is much-maligned, despised, and ridiculed. The world takes one look at it and laughs. You are mocked for being a part of it. “You belong to what and it demands what of you?” The persistent and persuasive call to leave is a siren song that many before you have […]

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Do You See God in Everyday Life?

Where can you see God? Everywhere! God reveals Himself to his people in his word and in creation. Can you guess how he reveals himself or teaches us lessons about himself in pelicans and mosquitoes? How about bats? What does God teach you through your goldfish? Lets take a look at these creatures and find […]

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Men’s Creation?

Swirling between leaf covered banks, A small creek makes its way to the sea. Small animals’ paw prints dot its sandy spits. Frogs jump into shallow pools, And Chipmunks skitter across on logs. God’s handiwork is surely seen here. Could man have created frogs, Or trees, or even animals? No, the beauty of creation is […]

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The Three Musketeers

Some years ago, just before Easter, we were in a dime store in town. There we saw a box full of day old ducklings. We bought three, for we thought that we would have a male and female out of three anyway. Then we put them in a pen on our yard and dug a […]

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Scraps and Facts

For some time, I have been collecting bits of interesting and informative anecdotes and facts concerning the plant and animal world about us. This article, therefore, will not be in the form of a running account, but rather a collection of scraps about familiar animals. Before the year 1850, there was not an English sparrow […]

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Ruminants

“The cattle on a thousand hills and all the forest beasts are mine”. All the creatures of the field are Jehovah’s. He hath created them and He sustains them. Interesting it is indeed, to study his marvelous handiwork and observe specific adaptions of the various specimens in the animal kingdom. Of all the animals He […]

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Natures Zoo

Thousands of miles away on the island continent of Australia, there is an unusual collection of unique animals belonging to the class mammals (animals whose bodies are covered with fur and who nourish their young).  Mammals may be classified into three groups: egg-layers, pouched and placenta. (The latter type is the kind of animal with […]

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Seed Travelers

Each year the plants spring forth anew, Scattered far from where they grew, For seeds are travelers, you know Transported by animals, to and fro.   In the last issue of the Beacon Lights the two agents of seed dispersal discussed were birds and insects.  This article will be a continuation of the same subject […]

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