Obedience Through Experience

“But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered awhile, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you” (I Peter 5:10). God knows what each believer must go through to reach the humility and brokenness of maturity so...

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Staying Away from Neglect

Just as sand slips so easily through your hands if you are not holding tight, so we sometimes lose truth. This is not usually a deliberate, premeditated error; rather, it is the consequence of neglect and passivity. “How shall we escape, if we neglect so great a salvation” (Hebrews 2:3)?...

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Let God Be True

Many believers have tremendous difficulties receiving the word of God. They have mental blocks that prevent them from mixing faith with what they hear (2). Consequently, finished work messages and godly investments do not profit them. “How long shall vain thoughts lodge within thee?” (Jeremiah 4:14). Many mental blocks come...

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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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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 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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Thinking in Grace

Forgiveness is so important for the believer in Jesus Christ. When someone mistreats us or sins against us, we have the hardest time forgiving him, let alone forgetting as God does (1). “He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins” (I John 1:9b). Then, why should we not...

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God’s Lifestyle

The walk of a believer in Jesus Christ is a process in which he begins to mix faith with what he hears from the Word and it begins to profit his life (2). The apostle Paul communicated this truth in Philippians 4:12, “I know both how to be abased, and...

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