God’s Adequacy

Gideon is an example of a person who was not prepared for the call of God. He was from a poor tribe of Manasseh (2), and he felt that God was a god of yesterday. He remembered how God delivered the children of Israel out of Egypt, yet he really...

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Pride, the Great Deceiver

Satan fell from his position as the messianic cherub. Ezekiel 28:17 reveals that his “heart was lifted up” because of his beauty. Cast down to the earth, Satan lost his heavenly position and now rules over the world’s system. Since humans are made from the dust of the ground, we...

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The Disciplined Child

Many people do not respond positively to constructive criticism because of a poor self-image. Criticism may wound an individual rather than correct him. God’s unconditional love accomplishes more by edifying the person without compromising the details. Whenever you practice this principle with your children you are giving them an impartation...

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Pure Conviction

Pure convictions are derived from the standard of God’s Word. We must not allow our natural design or desires to affect or change our convictions. Opinions can fluctuate anywhere from legalism to lasciviousness, but in every case they deceive the soul and keep it from receiving conviction. They also make...

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Right Before Their Eyes

“For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory of God” (II Corinthians 4:15). Whenever we face trials and persecutions, it is not only for our sakes, but so that it may result in thanksgiving for many. When...

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