Opened Ears

“Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; mine ears hast thou opened” (Psalm 40:6). The greatest thing that God desires from each believer is not necessarily something external that we can give or do for Him. The Lord wants to open our ears so that we can concentrate on His...

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Be Ye Likeminded

When the principle of likemindedness is applied to the Body of Christ, the virtues functioning in each individual are shared from one member to another, and the promise of fruitfulness is made to the local assembly. Participation in the assembly of believers is handled with ease, poise, and oneness, without...

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The Accusers Must Flee

Many believers feel they have damaged their memories through past experiences with drugs, alcohol, prescribed medication, immoral living, or wrong decisions. This is not true. These things may suppress the memory, but they cannot permanently harm it. Just as years of wrong decisions may have suppressed the memory, so can...

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To See Clearly

The Lord Jesus Christ said in Revelation 3:18 to “anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see. “Eyesalve” in the original Greek is “kollourion.” It is a material used as a remedy for tender or afflicted eyelids. This ointment first stung, but then healed. This is a beautiful picture...

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Guarding Against Familiarity

“The word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it” (Hebrews 4:2). Familiarity is a passive act of mentally agreeing with truth, while choosing not to act upon or experience it. First we must experience education through the Word and the Spirit; however,...

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The Light That Exposes

“All things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light” (Ephesians 5:13). Do not be wounded by truth when it shines on the inadequacies within the soul. Not only does God’s Word pierce and expose, but it also cuts and divides, setting...

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