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Spring, what a beautiful time of life! All nature has been roused from the dead of winter’s sleep. Bleak, barren, fields are again ear petted with mossy green. Forests are alive with the chirp of feathered songsters as they gaily hop from limb to twig. Babbling brooks go singing along as frozen ponds are changed to mirroring pools. With nature all astir with life, how can man be left unstirred? Impossible! Old and young cannot react alike to the stimulant of spring’s new life. Here some prod in a little garden plot; there another turns furrow upon furrow on seemingly...

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It is with some diffidence that I undertake the task, of discussing the question of discipline in the field of education. For this subject is the most serious, the most comprehensive in its range, of all the problems of education. Discipline is by far the most important element in the education of our children. We can conceive of a school without buildings, without equipment, without books; but we cannot conceive of a true school without discipline. Besides, these are days when we are not only told that the problem of discipline has been completely and finally solved, but one is...

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It is a solemn and sacred hour for the Church of Jesus Christ when in her midst individual Christians arise to make confession of faith. For the one making confession it is no less sacred since it seems to mark the climax of one’s life; somehow one feels as if the summit of faith has been reached. Yet, the hour of our confession does not mark the end, but rather the beginning. Hence, the sorrow of the church when there are matured baptized members in her midst who have not confessed their Lord, for it means that these have not...

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