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The Habit of Having No Habits

"If these things are yours and abound, you will be neither barren nor unfruitful . . ." (2 Peter 1:8) When we first begin to form a habit, we are fully aware of it. There are...
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Love One Another

". . . add to your . . . brotherly kindness love." (2 Peter 1:5, 7) Love is the loftiest preference of one person for another, and spiritually Jesus demands that this sovereign preference be for...
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Take the Initiative

". . . add to your faith virtue . . ." (2 Peter 1:5) Add means that we have to do something. We are in danger of forgetting that we cannot do what God does, and...
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Reaching Beyond Our Grasp

"Where there is no revelation [or prophetic vision], the people cast off restraint . . ." (Proverbs 29:18) Wherever there is vision, there is also a life of honesty and integrity, because the vision gives me...
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The Faith to Persevere

"Because you have kept My command to persevere . . ." (Revelation 3:10) Perseverance means more than endurance — more than simply holding on until the end. A saint’s life is in the hands of God...
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Building For Eternity

"Which of you, intending to build a tower, does not sit down first and count the cost, whether he has enough to finish it . . ." (Luke 14:28) All that we build is going to...
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Liberty and the Standards of Jesus

"Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free . . ." (Galatians 5:1) A spiritually-minded person will never come to you with the demand—”Believe this and that”; a spiritually-minded person will...
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Judgment and the Love of God

"The time has come for judgment to begin at the house of God . . ." (1 Peter 4:17) The Christian servant must never forget that salvation is God’s idea, not man’s; therefore, it has an...
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Vicarious Intercession

" . . having boldness to enter the Holiest by the blood of Jesus . . ." (Hebrews 10:19) We do not identify ourselves with God’s interests and concerns for others, and we get irritated with...
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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 sure...
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