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The Christian and Patriotism

You know, “patriotism” is an extremely relative term. Some of us feel that patriot­ism is waving “Old Glory” on the Fourth of July. Others feel it is serving in the Armed Forces or buying Federal savings bonds. Many people felt that the draft-dodgers who fled to Canada during the Viet­nam War were very un-patriotic. But […]

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Teaching Patriotism

You may wonder, how does one teach patriotism or can patriotism be taught?  Are not the citizens of the country naturally loyal and patriotic to their own country?  Don’t children, growing up in a country, become loyal to their native land?  It seems to be a human characteristic that a person is loyal to the […]

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Unbelief and Revolution

The above caption is the title of a book written about a hundred years ago in the Netherlands, by the Christian statesman and author, Groen van Prinsterer. It was written in connection with the very concrete historical struggle of unbelief and its consequences in the economy of the state as it appeared in the terrible […]

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Problems Confronting Young Servicemen

Under the above title we have occasion to reflect upon some of the problems that confront the young Christian who is called to give a part of his time and life in the service of the army. There are two distinct elements in this problem that stand out for our consciousness, namely, that of the […]

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Prosperity

Prosperity You undoubtedly remember that only a few years ago, while we were supposed to be suffering a depression, people were always saying “prosperity was around the corner.” And then some wit would usually remark, “Yes, but where’s the corner?”  Well, there’s no doubt now but what we have found the corner.  Just when and […]

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