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The “Go” of Relationship

"Whoever compels you to go one mile, go with him two." (Matthew 5:41) Our Lord’s teaching can be summed up in this: the relationship that He demands for us is an impossible one unless He...
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The “Go” of Preparation

"If you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother,...
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The Missionary’s Goal

"He . . . said to them, ’Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem . . . ’" (Luke 18:31) In our natural life our ambitions change as we grow, but in the Christian life...
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The Missionary’s Master and Teacher

"You call Me Teacher and Lord, and you say well, for so I am . . . I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master . . ." (John 13:13, 16)...
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The Missionary’s Predestined Purpose

"Now the Lord says, who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant . . ." (Isaiah 49:5) The first thing that happens after we recognize our election by God in Christ Jesus is...
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The Divine Commandment of Life

". . . be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect." (Matthew 5:48) Our Lord’s exhortation to us in Matthew 5:38-48 is to be generous in our behavior toward everyone. Beware of living...
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Are You Going on With Jesus?

"You are those who have continued with Me in My trials." (Luke 22:28) The temptations of Jesus continued throughout His earthly life, and they will continue throughout the life of the Son of God in...
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His Temptation and Ours

"We do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin." (Hebrews 4:15) The temptations of Jesus are not those of...
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Is There Good in Temptation?

"No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man . . ." (1 Corinthians 10:13) Temptation itself is not sin; it is something we are bound to face simply by virtue of...
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Praying to God in Secret

"When you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place . . ." (Matthew 6:6) The primary thought in the area...
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