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Rev. Gritters is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Byron Center, Michigan. When Joshua and the Israelites first came into the land of Canaan, they obeyed God’s command to expel the inhabitants of the lands. Mostly, When they came to the city of Jerusalem, they faced a problem. It was inhabited by the Jebusites and strongly fortified, surrounded by walls, on a high, strategically located hill. After attempting to take it, Joshua and the Israelites were convinced that the city was invincible. They went on to other battles, leaving the Jebusites in their safe haven.  When David became king...

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Rev. Gritters is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Byron Center, Michigan. I heard recently about a small group of Vietnamese families who were hiding out in the jungles of South Vietnam, thinking the war against the Viet Cong was still on. United States soldiers had promised almost 20 years ago to return to help these men fight against the Viet Cong. They were still waiting. A few retired U.S. soldiers accompanied a team from the United Nations and the Red Cross to retrieve these families and bring them to the U.S. When the Vietnamese were fold to lay...

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Rev. Gritters is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Byron Center, Michigan. “I will set no evil thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.” Psalm 101:3 “And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.”  Ephesians 5:11 Dateline: Central Command, Hell, 1940s  Subject: Covert Mass Destruction of Enemy In the reddish glow of the command center, surrounded by his dark angels, Satan turns over in his mind his hatred for the Woman and Her Seed. Premeditating his destruction of the Seed, he...

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Rev. Gritters is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Byron Center, Michigan. Lead, Toxicity,  Lead and lead compounds can be highly toxic when eaten or inhaled. Although lead is absorbed very slowly into the body, its rate of excretion is even slower. Thus, with constant exposure, lead accumulates gradually into the body. Lead can cause lesions in the central nervous system and apparently can damage the cells making up the blood-brain barrier that protects the brain from many harmful chemicals (see BRAIN). Symptoms of lead poisoning include loss of appetite, weakness, anemia, vomiting, and convulsions, sometimes leading to permanent...

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Rev. Gritters is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Byron Center, Michigan. “Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so, every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.”  Matthew 7:16, 17 In Greek mythology, Augeas, King of Elis, owned a gigantic herd of 3,000 oxen. But for 30 years no one had cleaned out the stalls of these oxen. A mammoth, almost impossible task faced any who would put forth the effort. Then Hercules, Greek hero, had to redeem himself for...

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.Rev. Gritters is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Byron Center, Michigan. In our renewed campaign against drama, television, and movies, we began by sharpening the battle lines, showing precisely what the issues are. We pointed out that the battle is not against the television as an instrument, for it can be put to good use if extreme care is exercised. The battle is against the context of most television and movies, as hostile towards the Christian faith and life. The attack was leveled against television, movies, and drama from the viewpoint of the ruinous effects they have on...

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