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A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

The Forgiveness of God

"In Him we have…the forgiveness of sins…" (Ephesians 1:7)Beware of the pleasant view of the fatherhood of God: God is so kind and loving that of course He will...
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When He Has Come

"When He has come, He will convict the world of sin…" (John 16:8)Very few of us know anything about conviction of sin. We know the experience of being disturbed...
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Winning into Freedom

"If the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed." (John 8:36)If there is even a trace of individual self-satisfaction left in us, it always says, “I can’t...
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The Eternal Goal

"By Myself I have sworn, says the Lord, because you have done this thing…I will bless you…" (Genesis 22:16-17)God will never be real to me until I come face...
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Still Human!

"…whatever you do, do all to the glory of God." (1 Corinthians 10:31)We want to be able to say, “Oh, I have had a wonderful call from God!” But...
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What Is That to You?

"Peter…said to Jesus, ‘But Lord, what about this man?’ Jesus said to him, ‘…what is that to you? You follow Me.’" (John 21:21-22)One of the hardest lessons to learn...
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Discovering Divine Design

"As for me, being on the way, the Lord led me…" (Genesis 24:27)We should be so one with God that we don’t need to ask continually for guidance. ....
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Faith or Experience?

"…the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me." (Galatians 2:20)We should battle through our moods, feelings, and emotions into absolute devotion to the Lord Jesus....
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The Changed Life

"If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new." (2 Corinthians 5:17)The work of salvation means that...
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The Supreme Climb

"He said, ‘Take now your son…’" (Genesis 22:2)If we are to climb to the height God reveals, it can never be done later — it must be done now....
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Fellowship in the Gospel

"…fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ…" (1 Thessalonians 3:2)If you seek great things for yourself, thinking, “God has called me for this and for that,” you barricade God...
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Sacred Service

"I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ." (Colossians 1:24)The Christian worker has to be...
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The Unrivaled Power of Prayer

"We do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered." (Romans 8:26)When we...
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The Undetected Sacredness of Circumstances

"We know that all things work together for good to those who love God." (Romans 8:28)The circumstances of a saint’s life are ordained of God. In the life of...
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Intimate Theology

"Do you believe this?" (John 11:26)Is Jesus teaching you to have a personal intimacy with Himself? Allow Him to drive His question home to you — “Do you believe...
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Partakers of His Suffering

". . . but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings." (1 Peter 4:13)If you are going to be used by God, He will take you...
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The Authority of Truth

"Draw near to God and He will draw near to you." (James 4:8)The evangelical message should always lead [a person] to action. Refusing to act leaves a person paralyzed,...
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A Bondservant of Jesus

"I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me." (Galatians 2:20)These words mean the breaking and collapse of my independence...
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Obedience or Independence?

"If you love Me, keep My commandments." (John 14:15)The Lord does not give me rules, but He makes His standard very clear. If my relationship to Him is that...
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You Are Not Your Own

"Do you not know that . . . you are not your own?" (1 Corinthians 6:19)There is no such thing as a private life, or a place to hide...
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The Trial of Faith

"If you have faith as a mustard seed . . . nothing will be impossible for you." (Matthew 17:20)Faith brings us into the right relationship with God and gives...
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Faith

"Without faith it is impossible to please Him . . ." (Hebrews 11:6)Faith must be tested and tried before it becomes real in your life. . . Faith always...
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Substitution

"He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him." (2 Corinthians 5:21)We are acceptable to God...
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Justification by Faith

"If when we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life." (Romans...
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