Intensifying Hunger

“And it came to pass that as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord teach us to pray” (Luke 11:1). Notice that Jesus’ disciples did not interrupt His prayer. Intrigued with His intercession, they wanted to know his secret....

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Winning Battles

A problem commonly faced by believers is subjectivity. Subjectivity is placing supreme value on what we think, feel, and experience instead of what the Lord reveals. We must see that the battle is the Lord’s (1). It is not our battle. Even our lives are not our own (2). What...

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Vessels of Honor

“But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some of honour, and some to dishonour” (II Timothy 2:20). There are different vessels for the Lord’s service – vessels of grace and of disgrace. The only...

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I Will Keep Thee

Perhaps there is only one power on the earth that can even remotely be compared to the saving power of God, and that is His ability to keep and preserve the believer. With so much discussion and debate surrounding the believer’s preservation, it is most assuring to hear God’s final...

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Christ – Our Total Savior

The Christian community is divided into two categories of people – those who seek to establish their own righteousness and those who are resting in Christ’s righteousness (2). First, there are those who believe that salvation is only initially based on Christ’s righteousness, and who then strive in the energy...

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