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Persistence in Prayer

Prayer, in its highest form and its grandest success, assumes the attitude of a wrestler with God. Prayer is the contest, trial, and victory of faith — a victory not secured from an enemy, but...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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Suffering Afflictions and Going the Second Mile

"I tell you not to resist an evil person. But whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also." (Matthew 5:39) When you are insulted, you must not only not resent...
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Excellence by the Book - 1 Peter 2:9

WE ARE CALLED TO PROCLAIM HIS EXCELLENCY'S EXCELLENCIES “But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who...
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The Price of the Vision

"In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord..." (Isaiah 6:1) My vision of God is dependent upon the condition of my character. My character determines whether or not truth can even be...
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Trimming the Lamps

No list, however complete, could fully encompass the various forms of service that we may be called upon to render to our fellow Christians. This is because all true work for our brothers originates in...
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The Spiritually Self-Seeking Church

". . . till we all come . . . to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ . . ." (Ephesians 4:13) The church ceases to be spiritual when it becomes...
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The Spiritually Vigorous Saint

". . . that I may know Him . . ." (Philippians 3:10) A saint is not to take the initiative toward self-realization, but toward knowing Jesus Christ. A spiritually vigorous saint never believes that...
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