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Mrs. Meyer is a wife and mother in Hope Protestant Reformed Church of Walker, Michigan. The first enemy we encounter on this earth is our own sin. And our first attack upon this foe consists of searching for it in our own hearts and lives and repenting of it. This is a spiritual battle, for this is a spiritual enemy. Nevertheless, there are some physical steps that can be taken in order to avoid this enemy. If we want to avoid drunkenness, we won’t let our feet walk into the party or the bar. If we want to avoid the...

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Mrs. Meyer is a wife and mother in Hope Protestant Reformed Church of Walker, Michigan. Of all the spiritual foes we must encounter, the closest and therefore most insidious enemy we have to face is our own sin. The battle line of the antithesis lies not only between the seed of the woman and the seed of the serpent, but also in our hearts between the new man in Christ and the corrupt, old man of sin. That old man surrounds our new man, who indeed is but a seed within the old. The apostle Paul attests to the grueling...

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Mrs. Meyer is a wife and mother in Hope Protestant Reformed Church of Walker, Michigan. Do we have to be taught to war? Do we have to teach our children to war? Isn’t there enough war? Talking of war seems so negative. Why not teach peace? Doesn’t that sound much better? Yes, we can talk of peace, and even prosperity. But let it be real peace and real prosperity. Let us sing with joy and gladness the lines of Psalter #393, the versification of Psalm 144: O happy land, whose sons in youth, in sturdy strength and noble truth, like plants...

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