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The Missionary’s Predestined Purpose

"Now the Lord says, who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant . . ." (Isaiah 49:5)The first thing that happens after we recognize our election by...
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The Divine Commandment of Life

". . . be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect." (Matthew 5:48)Our Lord’s exhortation to us in Matthew 5:38-48 is to be generous in our behavior...
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Are You Going on With Jesus?

"You are those who have continued with Me in My trials." (Luke 22:28)The temptations of Jesus continued throughout His earthly life, and they will continue throughout the life of...
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His Temptation and Ours

"We do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin." (Hebrews 4:15)The temptations of...
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Is There Good in Temptation?

"No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man . . ." (1 Corinthians 10:13)Temptation itself is not sin; it is something we are bound to...
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Praying to God in Secret

"When you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place . . ." (Matthew 6:6)The...
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What To Renounce

"We have renounced the hidden things of shame . . ." (2 Corinthians 4:2)Have you “renounced the hidden things of shame” in your life — the things that your...
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Arguments or Obedience

". . . the simplicity that is in Christ." (2 Corinthians 11:3)You cannot think through spiritual confusion to make things clear; to make things clear, you must obey. ....
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After Surrender — Then What?

"I have finished the work which You have given Me to do." (John 17:4)True surrender is not simply surrender of our external life but surrender of our will —...
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Going Through Spiritual Confusion

"Jesus answered and said, ’You do not know what you ask’." (Matthew 20:22)There are times in your spiritual life when there is confusion, and the way out of it...
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Missionary Weapons (2)

"If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet." (John 13:14)Ministering in Everyday Opportunities that surround us does not...
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Missionary Weapons (1)

"When you were under the fig tree, I saw you." (John 1:48)Worshiping in Everyday Occasions. If you are not doing the task that is closest to you now, which...
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Do It Yourself (2)

". . . bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ . . ." (2 Corinthians 10:5)Determinedly Discipline Other Things. This is another difficult aspect of the...
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Do It Yourself (1)

". . . casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God . . ." (2 Corinthians 10:5)Determinedly Demolish Some Things. Deliverance from...
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Fountains of Blessings

"The water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life." (John 4:14)The picture our Lord described here is not...
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The Far-Reaching Rivers of Life

"He who believes in Me . . . out of his heart will flow rivers of living water." (John 7:38)A river reaches places which its source never knows. And...
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Watching With Jesus

"Stay here and watch with Me." (Matthew 26:38)“Watch with Me.” Jesus was saying, in effect, “Watch with no private point of view at all, but watch solely and entirely...
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His!

"They were Yours, You gave them to Me . . ." (John 17:6)“If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers...
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Pouring Out the Water of Satisfaction

"He would not drink it, but poured it out to the Lord." (2 Samuel 23:16)You can never set apart for God something that you desire for yourself to achieve...
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A Life of Pure and Holy Sacrifice

"He who believes in Me . . . out of his heart will flow . . ." (John 7:38)Jesus did not say, “He who believes in Me will realize...
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Destined To Be Holy

". . . it is written, ’Be holy, for I am holy’." (1 Peter 1:16)We must continually remind ourselves of the purpose of life. We are not destined to...
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My Joy . . . Your Joy

"These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full." (John 15:11)What was the joy that Jesus had?...
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Usefulness or Relationship?

"Do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rather rejoice because your names are written in heaven." (Luke 10:20)Jesus Christ is saying here, “Don’t...
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The Unsurpassed Intimacy of Tested Faith

"Jesus said to her, ’Did I not say to you that if you would believe you would see the glory of God?’" (John 11:40)Every time you venture out in...
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