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The “Go” of Renunciation

". . . someone said to Him, ’Lord, I will follow You wherever You go.’" (Luke 9:57) Our Lord’s answers were not based on some whim or impulsive thought, but on the knowledge of “what was...
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The “Go” of Reconciliation

"If you . . . remember that your brother has something against you . . ." (Matthew 5:23) If something is brought to your conscious mind by the Spirit of God — “First be reconciled to...
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The “Go” of Relationship

"Whoever compels you to go one mile, go with him two." (Matthew 5:41) Our Lord’s teaching can be summed up in this: the relationship that He demands for us is an impossible one unless He has...
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The “Go” of Preparation

"If you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and...
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The Missionary’s Goal

"He . . . said to them, ’Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem . . . ’" (Luke 18:31) In our natural life our ambitions change as we grow, but in the Christian life the...
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The Missionary’s Master and Teacher

"You call Me Teacher and Lord, and you say well, for so I am . . . I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master . . ." (John 13:13, 16) Having...
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The Missionary’s Predestined Purpose

"Now the Lord says, who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant . . ." (Isaiah 49:5) The first thing that happens after we recognize our election by God in Christ Jesus is the...
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The Divine Commandment of Life

". . . be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect." (Matthew 5:48) Our Lord’s exhortation to us in Matthew 5:38-48 is to be generous in our behavior toward everyone. Beware of living according...
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Are You Going on With Jesus?

"You are those who have continued with Me in My trials." (Luke 22:28) The temptations of Jesus continued throughout His earthly life, and they will continue throughout the life of the Son of God in us....
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His Temptation and Ours

"We do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin." (Hebrews 4:15) The temptations of Jesus are not those of a...
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