Medicine of a Merry Heart

Everyone wants to have a capacity for a cheerful disposition and general happiness. The psalmist said in Psalm 119:70b, “I delight in thy law.” In the Hebrew, this is rendered “thy law (the whole realm of Bible doctrine) delights me.” Orientation to the Word of God causes the believer to...

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Jesus Is All

Have you ever tried to face a problem without God? It is a mistake that is made daily. We try to attack our situations in our own strength. The results are always the same – failure. “For without me ye can do nothing” (John 15:5b). Many people and their problems...

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Security

So many people reach out for security in anything they can find. But is it really possible for us to find true security? The dictionary defines the word “security” as “freedom from care, apprehension or doubt — a well-founded confidence.” In the midst of our struggling society and rising divorce...

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Humility and the Heart

The outward man shall definitely perish, but our inward man is renewed day by day (2). We tend to get involved with outward things, but God always looks on the heart. When Samuel was looking for Saul’s replacement, the Lord told him not to look at the outward appearance because...

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The True Vine

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman… every branch in me that beareth fruit, He purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit” (John 15:1,2). Jesus is addressing the disciples, whose lives were characterized by confusion and much trouble. He is not dealing with the...

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A Friend at All Times

Deep in the heart of every individual is a cry to be loved and to have a true friendship. The word “friend” has a much deeper and more significant meaning than is commonly thought of in the world. Consider what the Scriptures teach pertaining to true friendship according to the...

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We Need Each Other

The world system is set up in a way that tries to draw us away from one another. It speaks of maturity as being independent of one another. But the Word of God has something different to say. Victory is experienced by God’s army as each soldier marches and co-labors...

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The Word and Right Decisions

There is such a value in studying the Word of God. When a believer studies diligently, he develops a great capacity for right decisions in the volition of his soul. He has accurate information from God’s mind and this produces clear definition for proper decisions. This causes the believer to...

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