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CONGRATULATIONS MR. PRESIDENT On January 20 the Americans witnessed a modern miracle, the legal and orderly transfer of party-government, a feat which totalitarian systems cannot equal. On this momentous day a partisan politician also became the people’s president and a world leader. The central theme of President Nixon’s message was peace at home and abroad. […]

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THE UBIQUITY OF THE PINK PEPPERMINT A Roman Catholic family moved into the house next door to a Christian Reformed family. After they had become acquainted, the Roman Catholic housewife felt free, over a cup of coffee, to say to the Christian Reformed housewife, “I understand a little of what your church believes, but one […]

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God’s Promise of His Presence

“In every place where I record my name I will come unto thee and I will bless thee” Exodus 20:24b The historical event, to which this text is related, years later was recalled in David’s psalm of praise to Jehovah the God of Sinai and of the Sanctuary. We read in Psalm 68:7,8, – “O God, when […]

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Teeners’ Corner: What Shall We Do?

QUESTION: In our high school catechism class we have had a boy who got on everybody’s nerves. His misbehavior finally exhausted the teacher’s patience and the boy was ordered to leave the class and not to return again. He is now telling it around that he is through with Sunday School and the church as well as catechism. […]

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Marilyn Monroe

They found her dead in her apartment. Apparently she had taken too many sleeping pills. Within hours after her death a flood of eulogies, judgments, diagnoses, and appraisements began to Bow from the nation’s printing presses. Radio and television gave broad coverage to “the tragic death.” Drew Pearson, writing from Brioni, Yugoslavia, said that the chief subject […]

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Post Easter Thoughts

It has often been observed that the dignity and splendor of original man can in part be discerned in the startling character of his ruin. Just as something of the grandeur that once belonged to ancient civilizations still is traceable in their desolate remains, so humankind, even in its fallen state, carries vestiges of its original […]

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