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The Jesus Focus

fo·cus : a central point, as of attraction, attention, or activity The bottom line: at street level, big kingdom living is Jesus-focused living. Sin has given all of us a tendency to live in a...
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Building on the Atonement

". . . present . . . your members as instruments of righteousness to God." (Romans 6:13) I cannot save and sanctify myself; I cannot make atonement for sin; I cannot redeem the world; I...
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Coming to Jesus

"Come to Me . . ." (Matthew 11:28) Isn’t it humiliating to be told that we must come to Jesus! Think of the things about which we will not come to Jesus Christ. If you...
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The Nature of Reconciliation

"He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him." (2 Corinthians 5:21) The revealed truth of the Bible is not that Jesus...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Above All Else

"Choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. . . They chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit." (Acts 6:3, 5)...
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