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The Spiritually Vigorous Saint

". . . that I may know Him . . ." (Philippians 3:10) A saint is not to take the initiative toward self-realization, but toward knowing Jesus Christ. A spiritually vigorous saint never believes that his...
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The Spiritually Lazy Saint

"Let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together . . ." (Hebrews 10:24-25) We are all capable of being spiritually lazy saints. We...
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Will You Examine Yourself?

"Joshua said to the people, ’You cannot serve the Lord . . .’" (Joshua 24:19) Do you have even the slightest reliance on anything or anyone other than God? Is there a remnant of reliance left...
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Will To Be Faithful

". . . choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve . . ." (Joshua 24:15) A person’s will is embodied in the actions of the whole person. I cannot give up my will —...
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All Efforts of Worth and Excellence Are Difficult

"Enter by the narrow gate . . . Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life . . ." (Matthew 7:13-14) If we are going to live as disciples of...
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Visions Become Reality

"The parched ground shall become a pool . . ." (Isaiah 35:7) God gives us a vision, and then He takes us down to the valley to batter us into the shape of that vision. It...
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Don’t Plan Without God

"Commit your way to the Lord, trust also in Him, and He shall bring it to pass." (Psalm 37:5) Don’t plan without God. God seems to have a delightful way of upsetting the plans we have...
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One of God’s Great “Don’ts”

"Do not fret — it only causes harm." (Psalm 37:8) Worrying always results in sin. We tend to think that a little anxiety and worry are simply an indication of how wise we really are, yet...
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The Concentration of Personal Sin

"Woe is me, for I am undone! Because I am a man of unclean lips . . ." (Isaiah 6:5) When I come into the very presence of God, I do not realize that I am...
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The Conditions of Discipleship

"If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and his own life also . . . And whoever does not bear his cross and...
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