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Dangers and Benefits of Higher Education

Since the beginning of time, the church of God has cherished education. Already Adam and Eve gave instruction to their children, as is evident from the fact that Cain and Abel knew which type of sacrifice the Lord required of them. Although there were times in the history of the church where the church began […]

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Energy Crisis

Not a truly unique idea is it? It seems that everything we do is connected with today’s energy crisis. Turn on the radio, read the newspaper, listen to the people around you and everyone you hear has something to say about our lack of energy. My concern has little to do however with petroleum, heat […]

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The Significance of the Power of Godliness

This summary was prepared for Beacon Lights by Mr. Roger Faber, First Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Rev. Hoeksema, as the first convention speaker, laid the ground-work for the development of the 1950 convention theme with the topic, “The Significance of the Power of Godliness”. As introduction he pointed out that Daniel’s faithfulness to Jehovah during […]

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The Possibility of Possessing it!

Summary of a Convention Speech given by Rev Peter De Boer reported by Marilyn Vos.   The topic given to Rev. De Boer was: “The Possibility of Possessing the Power of Godliness”. He spoke at the banquet of our convention. The speaker posed the following ques­tion: How may I, a covenant youth, be Godly? First […]

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The Danger of Denying it!

Summary of a Convention Speech given by Rev. Leonard Vermeer reported by Jim Kok.   The second speaker to address the con­vention began by pointing out to us that we are living in the last days, the days of the end. These are indeed perilous times and we must be careful not to deny the […]

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