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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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The Mystery of Believing

"He said, 'Who are You, Lord?'" (Acts 9:5) Many people begin coming to God once they stop being religious, because there is only one master of the human heart — Jesus Christ, not religion. But “Woe...
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The Miracle of Belief

"My speech and my preaching were not with persuasive words of human wisdom . . ." (1 Corinthians 2:4) Paul was a scholar and an orator of the highest degree; he was not speaking here out...
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The Concept of Divine Control

". . . how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!" (Matthew 7:11) Jesus is laying down the rules of conduct in this passage for those...
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My Life’s Spiritual Honor and Duty

"I am a debtor both to Greeks and to barbarians . . ." (Romans 1:14) Paul was overwhelmed with the sense of his indebtedness to Jesus Christ, and he spent his life to express it. The...
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