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The Nature of Regeneration

"When it pleased God . . . to reveal His Son in me . . ." (Galatians 1:15-16) Redemption means that Jesus Christ can put into anyone the hereditary nature that was in Himself, and all...
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The Nature of Degeneration

"Just as through one man sin entered the world, and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned . . ." (Romans 5:12) The nature of sin is not immorality and...
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Prayer: Is it Okay to Pray for Success

Then Nehemiah requested, “O Lord, let your ear be attentive to the prayer of this your servant and to the prayers of your servants who delight in revering your name. Give your servant success today by...
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The Vision and The Reality

". . . to those who are . . . called to be saints . . ." (1 Corinthians 1:2) You have had the vision, but you are not yet to the reality of it by...
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The Place of Ministry

"He said to them, ’This kind [of unclean spirit] can come out by nothing but prayer and fasting’." (Mark 9:29) We can remain powerless forever, as the disciples were in this situation, by trying to do...
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The Place of Humiliation

"If You can do anything, have compassion on us and help us." (Mark 9:22) After every time of exaltation, we are brought down with a sudden rush into things as they really are, where it is...
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The Place of Exaltation

". . . Jesus took . . . them up on a high mountain apart by themselves . . ." (Mark 9:2) The true test of our spiritual life is in exhibiting the power to descend...
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The Assigning of the Call

"I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ, for the sake of His body, which is the church . . ." (Colossians...
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The Awareness of the Call

". . . for necessity is laid upon me; yes, woe is me if I do not preach the gospel!" (1 Corinthians 9:16) At any moment the sudden awareness of this incalculable, supernatural, surprising call that...
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The “Go” of Unconditional Identification

"Jesus . . . said to him, ’One thing you lack: Go your way, sell whatever you have and give to the poor . . . and come, take up the cross, and follow Me’.’" (Mark...
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