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Vital Intercession

". . . praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit . . ." (Ephesians 6:18) It is impossible for us to have living and vital intercession unless we are perfectly and completely...
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The Patience To Wait for the Vision

"Though it tarries, wait for it . . ." (Habakkuk 2:3) A person who has the vision of God is not devoted to a cause or to any particular issue — he is devoted to...
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Faith — Not Emotion

"We walk by faith, not by sight." (2 Corinthians 5:7) Can we do our work when it seems that God has sealed up heaven? . . . If we continually try to bring back those...
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Spontaneous Love

"Love suffers long and is kind . . ." (1 Corinthians 13:4) The fountains from which love flows are in God, not in us. It is absurd to think that the love of God is...
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Gracious Uncertainty

"I will give your life to you as a prize in all places, wherever you go." (Jeremiah 45:5) Our natural inclination is to be so precise—trying always to forecast accurately what will happen next—that we...
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What You Will Get

"I will give your life to you as a prize in all places, wherever you go." (Jeremiah 45:5) Are you prepared to let God take you into total oneness with Himself, paying no more attention...
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What Do You Want?

"Do you seek great things for yourself?" (Jeremiah 45:5) Are you seeking great things for yourself, instead of seeking to be a great person? . . . If you have only come as far as...
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The Supreme Climb

"Take now your son . . . and offer him . . . as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you." (Genesis 22:2) A person’s character determines how...
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Ready in Season

"Be ready in season and out of season." (2 Timothy 4:2) In other words, we should “be ready” whether we feel like it or not. If we do only what we feel inclined to do,...
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The Warning Against Desiring Spiritual Success

"Do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you . . ." (Luke 10:20) The trap we fall into is extravagantly desiring spiritual success; that is, success measured by, and patterned after,...
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