Manifold Grace of God

The “manifold” grace of God refers to the many diverse operations and provisions of God’s grace, united and working together on our behalf under one combined heading. All effort on God’s behalf to communicate and initiate to humanity falls under the caption of “His grace.” Grace defined is the unmerited,...

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Seek the Lord

One of the great temptations for Christians in the twentieth century is to become familiar with the Word of God. Why? Because it is so easy to become entertainment-oriented. Believers often forget that they must prepare their hearts for the preaching of God’s Word. Therefore, they have a very small...

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Heavyweight Fighter for God

There is no foundation and nothing that can be relied on in man in his natural state. Reaction, arrogance, double-mindedness, self-pity, and inconsistency all reveal the instability and inadequacy of the flesh. The Bible says that “man at his best state is altogether vanity” (Psalm 39:5). His life is a...

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Staying Away from Neglect

Just as sand slips so easily through your hands if you are not holding tight, so we sometimes lose truth. This is not usually a deliberate, premeditated error; rather, it is the consequence of neglect and passivity. “How shall we escape, if we neglect so great a salvation” (Hebrews 2:3)?...

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Stand in the Gap

“And I sought for a man among them. That should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none” (Ezekiel 22:30). There was a huge gap or partition between us and God. Our sins separated...

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Forgiven and Forgotten

A great problem faced by the church today is a lack of forgiveness. Sometimes this lack is toward another person; yet, often a believer cannot forgive himself. This person may feel a deep sense of unworthiness or worthlessness because of memories of past sins and failures for which he has...

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More Than Yesterday

An error of many believers is that they try to live off of past successes. The Christian life is not built upon the things of yesterday. The ruin of many is living in past failures. As each new day begins, it is time to forget those things which are behind....

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Words of Grace

The Lord spoke words of grace to the woman at the well in John 4:7-29. The Lord first drew her to Himself and offered her living water – the provision of grace that gave her eternal life: “But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never...

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