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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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“Jimmy Was God’s Boy”

In a recent radio talk the pastor of a large denominational church in Western Michigan dramatically described the death of a six-year old boy in his congregation. Little Jimmy had been stricken with a fatal illness. Summoned to the hospital, where the child was being given every available medical aid, the pastor found him remarkably calm […]

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TEENERS’ CORNER: Wanted – Better Wedding Music

QUESTION: I expect to be married in June and want to have all the organ and vocal music arranged in advance, including the wedding march and recessional. Some of my friends have been telling me that the traditional Lohengrin march is not proper for a Christian marriage ceremony. I also have heard criticism of the well-known Mendelssohn […]

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A Look at Books

God-Centered Evangelism R.B. Kuiper Baker Book House, Grand Rapids 6, Michigan 1961, 216 pages, price $3.95 It has always been an edifying experience for the reviewer to read something from the pen of Professor R. B. Kuiper. The present experience is no exception. Our esteemed author has served as Professor at Westminster Theological Seminary, President […]

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