Separated and Holy

We have the privilege of being separated unto God. “Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth” (John 17:17). We are separated unto God completely. Our bodies and spirits are not ours to use as an outward expression of this world. They are God’s, and must be used to...

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Learning to Love

Many times people get involved with loving someone and then become hurt because of rejection. They seem to place a limit on their love because they feel they have been used. But we must stop and understand that there is Someone who loves us so much that He will never...

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Think Now

Christians often lose their motivation for winning the lost to Christ. Let us take a moment to look at what eternity has in store for the unsaved. Those who have died without Christ are already in hell, but they will be brought forth in the resurrection of the unjust (2)....

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Waiting is Expecting

Waiting upon the Lord is characterized by several things. To wait means to expect God’s help. It never implies inactivity. Suppose a farmer said, “I’m not going to farm this spring. I’ll just wait upon the Lord and see what happens.” He did not plant. He said, “I’m just going...

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Hope for the Hopeless

In Psalm 58:3, we are told that we go astray as soon as we are born, speaking lies. Psalm 51:5 says, “Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.” We must understand the principle of Romans 5:12, that even before we personally sinned against...

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Encourage Your Faith

“But without faith it is impossible to please him; for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him” (Hebrews 11:6). Faith is the one thing that pleases God. We must do everything to promote it, and...

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Rest for God’s People

Many Christians live a fast-paced life, but they never learn to set apart a time to rest. They continue in endless activity, hurrying from place to place. “And he said unto them, come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while; for there were many coming and...

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Linked to Him

The prospect of hope for the future has a foundation in the past, which is the historical resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead on our behalf (2); (3). It is this foundation that causes our destiny to be inextricably tied to Christ’s destiny (4); (5). It is God’s ultimate...

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The Ability Which God Giveth

The believer who functions outside of God’s divine resources is destined for a day of frustration and despair. This is so often the testimony of those who spend more time “frustrating God’s grace” (Galatians 2:21), in contrast to those who allow that grace to labor through them (2). God has...

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