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Prayer in the Father’s Hearing

"Jesus lifted up His eyes and said, ’Father, I thank You that You have heard Me.’" (John 11:41) Never let your common sense become so prominent and forceful that it pushes the Son of God...
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Prayer in the Father’s Honor

". . . that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God." (Luke 1:35) Am I simple enough to identify myself with my Lord in this way? Is He...
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Prayer in the Father’s House

". . . they found Him in the temple . . . And He said to them, ’. . . Did you not know that I must be about My Father’s business?’" (Luke 2:46, 49)...
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The Cross in Prayer

"In that day you will ask in My name . . ." (John 16:26) We too often think of the Cross of Christ as something we have to get through, yet we get through for...
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The Bewildering Call of God

"’. . . and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of Man will be accomplished.’ . . . But they understood none of these things . . ." (Luke 18:31,...
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The Brave Friendship of God

"He took the twelve aside . . ." (Luke 18:31) Oh, the bravery of God in trusting us! Do you say, “But He has been unwise to choose me, because there is nothing good in...
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The Compelling Purpose of God

"He . . . said to them, ’Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem . . ." (Luke 18:31) We are not taken into a conscious agreement with God’s purpose — we are taken into...
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The Teaching of Adversity

"In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world." (John 16:33) If you are a child of God, you will certainly encounter adversities, but Jesus says you...
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Learning About His Ways

"When Jesus finished commanding His twelve disciples . . . He departed from there to teach and to preach in their cities." (Matthew 11:1) He comes where He commands us to leave . If you...
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Becoming Entirely His

"Let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing." (James 1:4) Many of us appear to be all right in general, but there are still some areas in which...
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