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*Delivered at the meeting of the League of Men’s Societies in Holland, Michigan. The Board of the League of Men’s Societies in asking me to speak on this subject realized that already at first glance the answer to this question would be an unqualified ‘Yes.’ Without hesitation we are proud to classify ourselves as Calvinists. As such my subject is very simple, for on that point there can be no dispute. Nevertheless your committee also felt that there is more to be said on the matter. The fact is, that Calvinism has become a very general and vague term in...

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Training the child in the way he should go, weighs heavily with the parent who is conscious of his responsibility as parent. To develop and cultivate the talents which God has entrusted to our children so that they can take their God-given places in life, is a task we cannot esteem lightly. As the child grows older, the problem, instead of dissolving itself, thrusts itself fully upon us. During the grammar school years the question of education is a comparatively simple one. Today every parent realizes that a grammar school education is essential to the child’s future welfare. For he...

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Every now and then the charge is heard that the leaders in the church ignore the difficulties of the workingman by doing little or nothing to help him solve his peculiar problems in the sphere of labor and industry. At best, so it is said, the influence of the leaders is negative. The worldly unions are criticized by some and condemned by others, the existing Christian Labor Association has either failed to gain their support or has been subjected to their criticism. And all in all, the workingman still faces his problems alone. How much is true of these charges...

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