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Kyra Mikat, 12th Grade, Lohnsfeld Germany
Reflections on Scripture

Reflections on Scripture: Never Be Ashamed

Romans 1:16 – 17  “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as […]

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Reflections on Scripture

Reflections on Scripture: Why Reading the Bible is Important

The Bible is the most important book ever written. Not only has it given us a clear view of how the Earth came into existence, but it is also a handbook from God on how we should live our lives. Benefits of reading the Bible include: shaping us into a […]

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Reflections on Scripture: The Birth of Christ

The Christmas story according to Luke 2: 1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while [a] Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone went to their own […]

Reflections on Scripture: Psalm 23
Reflections on Scripture

Reflections on Scripture: Psalm 23

  1 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me by still waters 3 He restores my soul; He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake 4 Even though I walk through the valley […]

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Reflections on Scripture

All Hallows Eve: More than Ghosts and Trick-or-Treating

In the midst of a season-induced obsession with all things creepy, morbid, or grotesque, it is easy to forget that the end of October is not just about Halloween—it is also about All Saints’ Day. In fact, the celebration of Halloween is derived, in part, from All Hallow’s Eve, the […]

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Student Spotlight: Gracious News

This month’s Student Spotlight reflects on scripture. Andrew uses the rhyming pattern of A-A-B-B; C-C-D-D; E-E-F-F, etc. to tell about the God’s good news from the glorious beginning to our hopeful end. Gracious News by Andrew Faggion Long ago, there was no sun, No birds no trees, not anyone, Just […]

Reflections on Scripture: Proverbs 31 Woman
Reflections on Scripture

Reflections on Scripture: Proverbs 31 Woman

As Mother’s Day arrives, families gather together to celebrate those special women who gifted them with life and love. They are the women who stay up all night to worry and to pray and to help with algebra. They wash dirty clothes, and dry teary cheeks. They can go without […]

Finding Calvin in a Southern Baptist
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Finding Calvin in a Southern Baptist

Author’s Note: As part of my studies in Calvin’s Institutes, I was asked to interview a clergyman and write an essay comparing his views to Calvin’s. I chose to interview a Southern Baptist pastor, Pastor Gary Simon, simply because I thought his views might have some similarities to Calvin’s even […]

Reflections on Scripture: Praying with Purpose
Reflections on Scripture

Reflections on Scripture: Praying with Purpose

“The inattentive, slovenly way we drift into the presence of God is an indication that we are not bothering to think about Him. Whenever our Lord spoke of prayer, He said, ‘Ask.’ It is impossible to ask if you do not concentrate.” ~ O. Chambers When the stresses of life […]