Draw Near

The Pharisees, in Matthew 23:23-24 (2), were so occupied with insignificant details that they missed the chief things of life. They were so concerned with the speck in other men’s eyes that they missed the beam in their own.They were so busy studying the points of God’s Word that they...

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Knowing His Voice

Do you ever wander around with a feeling that nobody cares? …that there is no one to guide you to the right path? There is a Divine Shepherd who loves and cares for every sheep in His flock! He cares for you! The word shepherd, poimen, means protect. Our Lord...

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He That Hath An Ear

Listening seems to be a lost art among many Christians. This is one of the greatest challenges that the Holy Spirit has with believers — getting people to listen. They go into a church service, but once it is over they forget the entire message. They find themselves in a...

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The Honor of His Leading

Christ said to Peter, “When thou was young, thou girdedst thyself, and walketh whither thou wouldest: but when thou shalt be old, thou shalt stretch forth thy hands, and another shall gird thee and carry thee, whither thou wouldest not… Follow me” (John 21:18, 19b). As with Peter, the road...

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It Leadeth Unto Life

Before we become overwhelmed by the challenging and sometimes difficult demands of leading a Christian life, let us not forget this important truth: God’s road “leadeth unto life.” Our Lord is not a hard Master; He is a loving shepherd. His nature is not to drive us or force us...

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Communion With God Causes Action

Every relationship turns sour when the absence of communion is assuaged with personality structure, ceremony, or just plain responsibility. Do not replace communion with methods. Marriage that is reduced to responsibility or jobs that mean nothing more than a paycheck lead to drudgery, disappointment and boredom. The solution does not...

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If Only They Knew

Picture Jesus Christ the Nazarene as He comes upon the mountain of Jerusalem. “And when as He approached He saw the city, He wept (audibly) over it” (Luke 19:41). He said, “Oh, if Jerusalem only knew the peace that belonged to her”. Luke 19:42 says, “Exclaiming, Would that you had...

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The House of the Soul

The human soul is a storehouse for the Word of God. When an individual studies and listens to God’s Word attentively and with a faith response, it lodges in his soul. If he continues in this process, receiving the Word line upon line (2) and allowing the Spirit to correlate...

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