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God’s Purpose or Mine?

"He made His disciples get into the boat and go before Him to the other side . . ." (Mark 6:45) We tend to think that if Jesus Christ compels us to do something and we...
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The Way to Knowledge

"If anyone wills to do His will, he shall know concerning the doctrine . . ." (John 7:17) The golden rule to follow to obtain spiritual understanding is not one of intellectual pursuit, but one of...
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The Way to Purity

"Those things which proceed out of the mouth come from the heart . . . For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies. These are the things which defile...
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Am I Blessed Like This?

"Blessed are . . ." (Matthew 5:3-11) The Beatitudes contain the “dynamite” of the Holy Spirit. And they “explode” when the circumstances of our lives cause them to do so. When the Holy Spirit brings to...
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His Nature and Our Motives

". . . unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven." (Matthew 5:20) The characteristic of a disciple is not that he does...
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Sanctification (2)

"But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us . . . sanctification . . ." (1 Corinthians 1:30) The Life Side . The mystery of sanctification is that the perfect qualities of...
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Sanctification (1)

"This is the will of God, your sanctification. . ." (1 Thessalonians 4:3) The Death Side . In sanctification God has to deal with us on the death side as well as on the life side....
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The Doorway to the Kingdom

"Blessed are the poor in spirit . . ." (Matthew 5:3) As long as we have some self-righteous idea that we can carry out our Lord’s teaching, God will allow us to continue until we expose...
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Dependent on God’s Presence

"Those who wait on the Lord . . . shall walk and not faint." (Isaiah 40:31) Having the reality of God’s presence is not dependent on our being in a particular circumstance or place, but is...
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The Submission of the Believer

"You call Me Teacher and Lord, and you say well, for so I am." (John 13:13) Our Lord never insists on having authority over us. He never says, “You will submit to me.” No, He leaves...
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