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Serving Among the Suffering

There are many things that a young man who desires to be a pastor does not know. If it is God’s will that he be called to office, the young man does not know where the Lord will call him to labor. He does not know the circumstances that God may bring to his ministry […]

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Armed For the Battle

The Battle We Fight Because the whole of the new dispensation constitutes the “last days,” there was a battle for the Christians to whom Paul wrote in Thessalonica, and there is today, and there will be until the end a battle for the young people of the church.  In these latter days, the days grow […]

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Becoming Soft

Depending on where you read this, chances are that you live in a wealthy place. Especially in America, you and I have an unthinkable amount of food, clothes, and technology. For the most part, we have the freedom to do whatever we desire, and may say what we want, when we want to. Strikingly, this […]

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Reproach

Reproached for Jesus’ sake? That’s not what we desire; We’d rather be esteemed Because we thus aspire. Yet God says they are blest Who for their faith are scorned, Who gladly are despised, With harsh rebuke adorned. If we desire men’s praise We’re seeking self, not God. If love for Him comes first We’ll shout […]

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The Portrait of a Christian in the World

Lisa is an eighth grade student at Covenant Day School in Charlotte, North Carolina. She wrote this paper for Bible class. “The Christians…dwell in their own native land, but as strangers. They take part in all things as citizens; and suffer all things as foreigners. They marry like all others; they have children; but they […]

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Witnessing & Persecution

Melissa is a member of Hudsonville Protestant Reformed Church in Hudsonville, Michigan. She wrote this essay for Church History at Covenant Christian High School. Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my names sake” (Matthew 5:11). There are a lot […]

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One Young Man

He was a young man, a mere youth, strong and healthy. He should have been out working, learning a trade, and enjoying his family and friends. But he was in trouble. Deep trouble. Chains fettered his ankles, hunger gnawed at his stomach, and the stench of filth and rot continually bombarded his nostrils in the […]

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Experiencing the End

Beloved young people and fellow believers, at this convention we have been privileged to hear and discuss many things about the end of time signs of the second coming of Christ, false teaching about His return, as well as how we must live as Reformed Christians with our spiri­tual eyes always open, watching for the […]

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