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Taking the Initiative Against Despair

"Rise, let us be going." (Matthew 26:46)  The sense of having done something irreversible tends to make us despair. We say, “Well, it’s all over and ruined now; what’s...
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Taking the Initiative Against Depression

"Arise and eat." (1 Kings 19:5)  When the Spirit of God comes to us, He does not give us glorious visions, but He tells us to do the most...
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The Inspiration of Spiritual Initiative

"Arise from the dead . . ." (Ephesians 5:14)  We all have many dreams and aspirations when we are young, but sooner or later we realize we have no...
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Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

"None of us lives to himself . . ." (Romans 14:7)  Has it ever dawned on you that you are responsible spiritually to God for other people? For instance,...
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The Discipline of Hearing

 "Whatever I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; and what you hear in the ear, preach on the housetops." (Matthew 10:27)  Sometimes God puts us through...
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The Devotion of Hearing

"Samuel answered, ‘Speak, for Your servant hears’" (1 Samuel 3:10)  The goal of my spiritual life is such close identification with Jesus Christ that I will always hear God...
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Are You Listening to God?

"They said to Moses, ’You speak with us, and we will hear; but let not God speak with us, lest we die.’" (Exodus 20:19)  We don’t consciously and deliberately...
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Is Your Mind Stayed on God?

"You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You." (Isaiah 26:3)  Is your mind stayed on God or is it...
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Is Your Ability to See God Blinded?

"Lift up your eyes on high, and see who has created these things . . ." (Isaiah 40:26)  If your power to see has been blinded, don’t look back...
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Are You Exhausted Spiritually?

"The everlasting God . . . neither faints nor is weary." (Isaiah 40:28)  Exhaustion means that our vital energies are completely worn out and spent. . . The process...
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The Cost of Sanctification

"May the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely . . . " (1 Thessalonians 5:23)  Are we prepared to pay the cost of sanctification? The cost will be...
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Spiritual Dejection

"We were hoping that it was He who was going to redeem Israel. Indeed, besides all this, today is the third day since these things happened." (Luke 24:21)  Dejection...
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