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The Unsurpassed Intimacy of Tested Faith

"Jesus said to her, ’Did I not say to you that if you would believe you would see the glory of God?’" (John 11:40) Every time you venture out in your life of faith, you...
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The Purpose of Prayer

". . . one of His disciples said to Him, ’Lord, teach us to pray . . .’" (Luke 11:1) The biblical purpose of prayer is that we may get to know God Himself. “Ask,...
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Living Your Theology

"Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you . . ." (John 12:35) Beware of not acting upon what you see in your moments on the mountaintop with God. If you do not...
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Are You Ever Troubled?

"Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you . . ." (John 14:27) Are you severely troubled right now? Are you afraid and confused by the waves and the turbulence God sovereignly...
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Sacrifice and Friendship

"I have called you friends . . ." (John 15:15) We will never know the joy of self-sacrifice until we surrender in every detail of our lives. Yet self-surrender is the most difficult thing for...
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The Spiritual Search

"What man is there among you who, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone?" (Matthew 7:9) The illustration of prayer that our Lord used here is one of a good child...
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Prayer — Battle in “The Secret Place”

"When you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly."...
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I Indeed . . . But He

"I indeed baptize you with water . . . but He . . . will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire." (Matthew 3:11) Have I ever come to the point in my life...
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The Ministry of the Unnoticed

"Blessed are the poor in spirit . . ." (Matthew 5:3) The New Testament notices things that do not seem worthy of notice by our standards. “Blessed are the poor in spirit . . .”...
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Christ-Awareness

My Utmost His Highest

". . . and I will give you rest." (Matthew 11:28)

Whenever anything begins to disintegrate your life with Jesus Christ, turn to Him at once, asking Him to re-establish your rest. Never allow anything to remain in your life that is causing the unrest. Think of every detail of your life that is causing the disintegration as something to fight against, not as something you should allow to remain. Ask the Lord to put awareness of Himself in you, and your self-awareness will disappear. Then He will be your all in all. . . If we try to overcome our self-awareness through any of our own commonsense methods, we will only serve to strengthen our self-awareness tremendously. Jesus says, “Come to Me . . . and I will give you rest,” that is, Christ-awareness will take the place of self-awareness. Wherever Jesus comes He establishes rest. (read more) (purchase)

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