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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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Approved to God

"Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth." (2 Timothy 2:15) If you cannot express yourself well on each of your...
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The Great Life

"Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled…" (John 14:27) As long as we try to serve...
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Intercessory Prayer

"…men always ought to pray and not lose heart." (Luke 18:1) True intercession involves bringing the person, or the circumstance that seems to be crashing in on you, before God, until you are changed by His...
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Personality

"…that they may be one just as We are one…" (John 17:22) Personality is the characteristic mark of the inner, spiritual man, just as individuality is the characteristic of the outer, natural man. Our Lord can...
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Individuality

"Jesus said to His disciples, ‘If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself…’" (Matthew 16:24) The characteristics of individuality are independence and self-will. We hinder our spiritual growth more than any other way...
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The Offering of the Natural

"It is written that Abraham had two sons: the one by a bondwoman, the other by a freewoman." (Galatians 4:22) God’s perfect will was for the natural to be changed into the spiritual through obedience. Sin...
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The Opposition of the Natural

"Those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires." (Galatians 5:24) Sin belongs to hell and to the devil. I, as a child of God, belong to heaven and to God. It...
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The Impartial Power of God

"By one offering He has perfected forever those who are being sanctified." (Hebrews 10:14) We trample the blood of the Son of God underfoot if we think we are forgiven because we are sorry for our...
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