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QUESTION: How does the crowning of a King and Queen in our Christian secondary schools and college square with the practical application of Romans 12:2? This becomes more pointed, as often those chosen stand out due to “scintillating” personalities, whereas others are passed by—which appears to be in conflict with the practice of Jesus who raised […]

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Awake, O Sword

“Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is my fellow, saith Jehovah, of hosts.” Zechariah 13:7a In this Lenten season we are called to give particular attention to the passion and death of our Savior. The above text is one of the clearest of those prophetic testimonies which declared to the Church […]

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Teener’s Corner: Movies That Smell

QUESTION: Sometime ago you wrote an article about “Smellies” in which you said that a flew kind of movies is being produced in which smell will be added to sight and sound. You said that an announcement of this new kind of filming “ad already been made by Mike Todd, Jr. Your article poked fun of the […]

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Christ the Destroyer

What a strange title for a Christmas meditation! Christ the destroyer! The words jolt us. We are unprepared for such a sentiment at Christmastide. Much more congenial to our festive feelings are the oft-quoted references to the Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 and Luke 2:10–14 fit into our Yuletide thoughts much better than the text of […]

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Teener’s Corner: What About Todays Young People?

QUESTION: Do you think young people today are much worse than in the days of our grandparents? A group of us teeners have been discussing this. We are irritated by remarks that we young people have to be warned, watched. and disciplined much more than teeners of previous generations. ANSWER: I, too, am irritated by some of those […]

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Teener’s Corner

QUESTION: I am writing this letter with a heavy heart. In fact I did not want to write it, but a friend of mine far whom you answered a question some months ago urged me to lay my problem before you. Please do not reveal my name to anyone, because if my family finds out I have […]

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Praying Soliders

“…with all prayer and supplication praying at all seasons in the Spirit, and watching thereunto in all perseverance and supplication for all the saints, and on my behalf, that utterance may be given unto me in opening my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador […]

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Teeners’ Corner

QUESTION: My brother and I live in a very unhappy home. Our parents seldom have a day without a quarrel. My brother who is older than I will soon marry. He says he will be glad to get out of the house. That will leave me to face the situation here alone. My father is a […]

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Helmet and Sword

“And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God…” Ephesians 6:17                                       The helmet is the only article in the military equipment of ancient soldiers which has survived to […]

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Teeners’ Corner

QUESTION: We hear so much nowadays about the American home going to pieces and parents losing control of their children. It all sounds so bad. Do you think it is so bad? I am asking this question for a discussion group of which I am a member. ANSWER: I believe the American home pattern has undergone […]

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