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Have You Felt the Pain Inflicted by the Lord?

"He said to him the third time, ’. . . do you love Me?’" (John 21:17) Have you ever felt the pain, inflicted by the Lord, at the very center of your being, deep down...
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The Piercing Question

"Do you love Me?" (John 21:17) Unless we are experiencing the hurt of facing every deception about ourselves, we have hindered the work of the Word of God in our lives. The Word of God...
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What Do You Want The Lord to Do for You?

"What do you want Me to do for you?" And he said, "Lord, I want to regain my sight!" (Luke 18:41) Be persistent with your disturbance until you get face to face with the Lord...
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Do You Now Believe?

"’By this we believe . . .’ Jesus answered them, ’Do you now believe?’" (John 16:30-31) We need to rely on the resurrection life of Jesus on a much deeper level than we do now....
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The Impoverished Ministry of Jesus

"Where then do You get that living water?’" (John 4:11) Have you been limiting, or impoverishing, the ministry of Jesus to the point that He is unable to work in your life? . . ....
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Our Misgivings About Jesus

"The woman said to Him, ’Sir, You have nothing to draw [water] with, and the well is deep.’" (John 4:11) Our misgivings begin within ourselves when we tell Jesus that our circumstances are just a...
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The Destitution of Service

". . . though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved." (2 Corinthians 12:15) The institutional church’s idea of a servant of God is not at all like Jesus Christ’s idea....
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The Delight of Sacrifice

"I will very gladly spend and be spent for your souls . . ." (2 Corinthians 12:15) Once “the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit,” we deliberately...
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The Determination to Serve

"The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve . . ." (Matthew 20:28) If our devotion is to the cause of humanity, we will be quickly defeated and broken-hearted, since...
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The Discipline of Spiritual Perseverance

"Be still, and know that I am God . . ." (Psalm 46:10) Perseverance is more than endurance. It is endurance combined with absolute assurance and certainty that what we are looking for is going...
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