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A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

His Birth and Our New Birth

"Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name ‘Immanuel,’ which is translated, ‘God with us’." (Matthew 1:23) His Birth in Me . “My little children, for whom...
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The Hidden Life

"…your life is hidden with Christ in God." (Colossians 3:3) The Spirit of God testifies to and confirms the simple, but almighty, security of the life that “is hidden with Christ in God.” . . ....
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Sharing in the Atonement

"God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ…" (Galatians 6:14) Do I want to be identified with His death — to be completely dead to all interest in sin,...
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The Drawing of the Father

"No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him…" (John 6:44) When God begins to draw me to Himself, the problem of my will comes in immediately. Will I react positively...
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Experience or God’s Revealed Truth?

"We have received…the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by God." (1 Corinthians 2:12) My experiences are not worth anything unless they keep me...
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The Right Kind of Help

"And I, if I am lifted up…will draw all peoples to Myself." (John 12:32) If sympathy is all that human beings need, then the Cross of Christ is an absurdity and there is absolutely no need...
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The Focus of Our Message

"I did not come to bring peace but a sword." (Matthew 10:34) Never be sympathetic with a person whose situation causes you to conclude that God is dealing harshly with him. God can be more tender...
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Test of Faithfulness

"We know that all things work together for good to those who love God…" (Romans 8:28) It is only a faithful person who truly believes that God sovereignly controls his circumstances. We take our circumstances for...
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Redemption — Creating the Need it Satisfies

"The natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him…" (1 Corinthians 2:14) The gospel of God creates the sense of need for the gospel. . ....
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Wrestling Before God

"Take up the whole armor of God…praying always…" (Ephesians 6:13,18) You must learn to wrestle against the things that hinder your communication with God, and wrestle in prayer for other people; but to wrestle with God...
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