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Receiving Yourself in the Fires of Sorrow

". . . what shall I say? ’Father, save Me from this hour’? But for this purpose I came to this hour. ’Father, glorify Your name’." (John 12:27-28)  As...
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Reconciling Yourself to the Fact of Sin

"This is your hour, and the power of darkness." (Luke 22:53)  Not being reconciled to the fact of sin — not recognizing it and refusing to deal with it...
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Acquainted with Grief

"He is . . . a Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief." (Isaiah 53:3)  We are not “acquainted with grief” in the same way our Lord was acquainted...
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The Unchanging Law of Judgment

"With what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you." (Matthew 7:2)  Whatever judgment you give will...
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The Ministry of the Inner Life

"You are . . . a royal priesthood . . ." (1 Peter 2:9)  Are we prepared to purposely disregard ourselves and to launch out into the priestly work...
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Have You Come to “When” Yet?

"The Lord restored Job’s losses when he prayed for his friends." (Job 42:10)  I cannot make myself right with God; I cannot make my life perfect. I can only...
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The Service of Passionate Devotion

". . . do you love Me? . . . Tend My sheep." (John 21:16)  We consider what we do in the way of Christian work as service, yet...
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Keep Recognizing Jesus

". . . Peter . . . walked on the water to go to Jesus. But when he saw that the wind was boisterous, he was afraid . ....
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Beware of Criticizing Others

"Judge not, that you be not judged." (Matthew 7:1)  Jesus’ instructions with regard to judging others is very simply put; He says, “Don’t.” The average Christian is the most...
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Will You Lay Down Your Life?

"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. . . I have called you friends . . ." (John 15:13, 15) ...
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Get Moving! (2)

"Also . . . add to your faith . . ." (2 Peter 1:5)  In the matter of drudgery. . . Drudgery is the test of genuine character. The...
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Get Moving! (1)

"Abide in Me . . ." (John 15:4)  In the matter of determination. . . “Abide in Me” — in intellectual matters, in money matters, in every one of...
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