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Our Country

We live in a country whose beauty is great; The mountains, lakes, rivers, with grandeur abound; The flowers, trees, grasses, which God did create, And the deserts and fields us with splendor surround.   We are thankful that we who inhabit this land May have freedom to worship, to speak, and to write, And we […]

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Freeborn Sons of Sarah

“An Exposition of Galatians”, Rev. Geo. C. Lubbers, River Bend Publications, Grand Rapids, Mich., 1982, This valuable commentary is written for the young people of the church, its ministers, seminarians, for adult members of Bible classes and, indeed, for “any who love to learn the truth in Jesus.’’ The reviewer also especially recommends it to […]

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Sowing Wild Oats

Liberty is on the lips of many in our day. Everyone wants to be at liberty to do what he wants. The use of the term is commonly associated with freedom. Man wants to be free to do his own thing. In his mad pursuit of freedom man wants to be free from any restrictions […]

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Blind to a Loss

Through this beautiful cool-cracking dawn slowly walks one man. His brown collar on his coat stands up straight hiding the soft morning breeze. It appears that he is enjoying the quiet hours of morning and yet somehow reassuring himself that truly there are hours of such enjoyable peace. He strolls on convincing himself that all […]

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Freedom Craze

This is just a gorgeous morning, and the sun shines brightly making the complete world appear beautifully golden. A gentle breeze offers a freshness which nothing else can give. A morning such as this causes one to become very awakened and inspired. No matter where one would take a stop to rest today his eyes […]

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The Freedom of Being a Disciple

In the past two speeches given at this convention, our attention was directed to two truths: disciples of Christ have marks which identify them as disciples indeed; and, true discipleship is “costly.” Now the apparent conclusion which might be drawn is that such a discipleship must surely be a very limiting thing. A disciple is […]

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Freedom of Speech in Our Church

Many people, in our Protestant Reformed circles feel that discussion on certain matters pertaining to the church, should be held at minimum.  They also think that opinions on such matters are out of place.  Is this the right attitude?  Does an individual have the freedom to speak his mind on any matter concerning the church?  […]

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Thine is the Kingdom

Thine is the Kingdom by Dr. J. H. Hunter, published by Zondervan Publishing House. Thine is the Kingdom, is a wonder­ful novel written by a well-experienced novelist, Dr. James H. Hunter. The story centers on the conflict between the forces of freedom and the forces of Communistic slavery. Our story begins in Moscow. James Tresham, […]

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A Strange Independence

Independence! A beautiful word! A word which immediately calls to mind many wonderful visions and highly desirable situations. Independence! A goal which we strive for both as individuals and as a nation. Independence! A shrugging off and a casting away of bonds of servitude and obligation. Oh, but to attain thereto! What freedom would be […]

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