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The Theology of Resting in God

"Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?" (Matthew 8:26) When we are afraid, the least we can do is pray to God. But our Lord has a right to expect that those who name...
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This Experience Must Come

"Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven. And Elisha . . . saw him no more." (2 Kings 2:11-12) It is not wrong for you to depend on your “Elijah” for as long as God...
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The Holy Suffering of the Saint

"Let those who suffer according to the will of God commit their souls to Him in doing good . . ." (1 Peter 4:19) The saint who satisfies the heart of Jesus will make other saints...
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Prayer in the Father’s Hearing

"Jesus lifted up His eyes and said, ’Father, I thank You that You have heard Me.’" (John 11:41) Never let your common sense become so prominent and forceful that it pushes the Son of God to...
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Prayer in the Father’s Honor

". . . that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God." (Luke 1:35) Am I simple enough to identify myself with my Lord in this way? Is He having...
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Prayer in the Father’s House

". . . they found Him in the temple . . . And He said to them, ’. . . Did you not know that I must be about My Father’s business?’" (Luke 2:46, 49) Do...
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The Cross in Prayer

"In that day you will ask in My name . . ." (John 16:26) We too often think of the Cross of Christ as something we have to get through, yet we get through for the...
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The Bewildering Call of God

"’. . . and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of Man will be accomplished.’ . . . But they understood none of these things . . ." (Luke 18:31, 34)...
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The Brave Friendship of God

"He took the twelve aside . . ." (Luke 18:31) Oh, the bravery of God in trusting us! Do you say, “But He has been unwise to choose me, because there is nothing good in me...
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The Compelling Purpose of God

"He . . . said to them, ’Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem . . ." (Luke 18:31) We are not taken into a conscious agreement with God’s purpose — we are taken into God’s...
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