Pure Conviction

Pure convictions are derived from the standard of God’s Word. We must not allow our natural design or desires to affect or change our convictions. Opinions can fluctuate anywhere from legalism to lasciviousness, but in every case they deceive the soul and keep it from receiving conviction. They also make...

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The Sustenance of Life

Andrew Murray in his book entitled Holy in Christ states “The link between Redemption and Holiness is Obedience. Obedience is the path to union with God’s Holy Will.” Man’s obedience is the listening to and doing the will of God in his life. “And being found in fashion as a...

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Our Goal

Philippians 3:10 is often quoted but seldom understood. It sets forth the Christian’s goal, then the means and process by which that goal is reached, thus holding the mind steadfast. “That I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being made conformable...

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His Desire, Our Joy

God wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth (2). God’s deepest desire is for all men to be saved (2). We, as believers, have the privilege of being a part of fulfilling God’s greatest desire. We can see His desire come to...

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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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Think With Me

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord” (Isaiah 55:8). How can we have God’s mind in each decision that we make during the day? It is so important that the foundation or motivation for our decisions is pure. “A good tree...

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The Lost Art of Worship

Worship has several different meanings. The first one to consider is that of concentration. One of the greatest truths in the Bible is to concentrate on the Word of God in specifics. Psalm 138:2b says, “For thou hast magnified thy Word above all thy name.” Worship, secondly, is when a...

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Seeing the Risen Savior

The foundational truth of the Christian faith is that Jesus Christ died for the sins of the whole world (2). He shed His blood for mankind (3), and imputes His own righteousness to all who believe (4). It is this truth that saves people from everlasting punishment and makes them...

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