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How Can Our Society Meetings Be Improved?

Fall is here again. Vacations are for the most part over. The children are back in school. Our church societies are starting up once again. Enthusiasm usually runs high at this time of year. New officers are at the helm. A new plan of study has been laid down. And everyone is glad to meet again […]

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The Pinanskis Go to Church

It was an ideal church. After a thorough investigation in order to choose the best location, the building committee had finally decided on a prominent corner in a rapidly growing community. l1lis same committee had also worked tirelessly to erect a beautiful, though not extravagant, edifice which would serve all the needs of the congregation. The […]

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Some Thoughts on Giving

“Thanks be to God for his un speakable gift” (II Corinthians 9:15). With these words Paul concludes a lengthy passage in which he discusses many principles regarding giving. And with these same words we ourselves may rightly begin to examine this important subject. FIRST RECEIVE Our giving to the church and other Kingdom causes should always […]

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“Occupation…Housewife and Mother”

How many times, while filling out an income tax return or filing some sort of application, have you written in under “Occupation” the word “housewife” or “housewife and mother” with a certain amount of reluctance and even perhaps a little shame? You can claim no real occupation; you’re “just a housewife.” Have you perhaps thought back with some nostalgia […]

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Bible Story Time…in the home

Too Familiar? The youngest child took the last lick of icc cream from his spoon. Father reached for the Bible story book and opened it to where he had left off at the last reading. “In the city of Capernaum there was a very sick man. He lay on his bed all the time. He could not […]

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Sunday Morning—1900

“The buggy is all hitched and the mare is prancing, Ma. Let’s go!” While Pa holds the horse steady, Ma and the six children climb into the buggy and snuggle down under the carriage robe. The four miles to town quickly slip by to the clippety clop of the horse’s feet, and the white steeple of the little […]

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