Seeking the Lost

“The Son of Man came to seek and to save that which was lost” (Luke 19:10). This particular passage expresses the divine mission of Jesus Christ. He did not come to have a family, join a local church for convenience, or to write books or songs. He did not come...

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I Shall Not Want

So many people live in the frustration of unfulfilled worldly passions. However, the believer who sets his mind “on things above” (Colossians 3:2) has crucified the carnal passions and desires of the godless human nature (2). He has not only accepted, theologically, what God has said, but he is experiencing...

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Hope Produces Stability

Hope is derived from the Scriptures (2), which contain the many promises of God that are guaranteed because of His immutability (3); (4), His justice (5), and fulfilled by omnipotence (6). Hope is confidence that we will never be severed from the love of God in Christ Jesus (7). It...

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Heart Service

Today, many believers draw near and honor God with their lips, but their hearts are far from Him (2). They have an outward show and profession of service to God, but fail to be motivated by an inward principle of love and faith. The Apostle Paul describes them as disobedient...

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Worship

This devotional will begin a three-part series. These are three things that every believer must learn how to do in order to be successful and fruitful in his walk with God. He must learn how to worship, serve, and wage a good warfare. Worship is inward, while serving is outward....

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Let Thy Gentleness Be Known

Gentleness is meekness expressed. It is the quality of a person who lets the treasure come forth from within. A gentle person believes what God says about Him, whereas a proud person always rejects what God says about him. David said “Thy gentleness hath made me great” (Psalm 18:35b). A...

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A Servant For Our Sakes

The Creator of the universe humbled Himself to take on the form of a human body. He did not employ His divine assets, but learned obedience by the things He suffered. Jesus Christ allowed the Father to control His disposition. Although He was God in human form, He had no...

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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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