Finished Work Power

Sometimes believers find themselves with a lack of overcoming power in their lives. The Romans 8:37 (2) mentality (of actually being more than conquerors) does not exist for them, and a sense of emptiness is living deep within their souls. They find themselves as the Apostle Paul in II Corinthians...

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The True Vine

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman… every branch in me that beareth fruit, He purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit” (John 15:1,2). Jesus is addressing the disciples, whose lives were characterized by confusion and much trouble. He is not dealing with the...

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Echo Of Mercy

“Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful” (Luke 6:36). It is so important that we echo our heavenly Father by being full of mercy and grace when we deal with people. This part of the nature of God is so important that God placed a restriction on...

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Promise for Life

Sin is responsible for death. God is responsible for life. When we truly understand these two statements, we will realize why it is so important to throw off everything that hinders us from running the race that God has set before us (1). Since God is responsible for life, we...

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What do You See?

What do you see when you look at the Cross? Do you see ugliness, or something that deprives you of your rights? Maybe you see an instrument of death. Or, do you see freedom and life? The Cross is a place where we see that God loved the world. He...

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Obedience

“Hear the word of the Lord, ye children of Israel: for the Lord hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land” (Hosea 4:1). God said the land was lacking three things: categorical truth, finished work...

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Treasures in Darkness

“I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I, the Lord, which call thee by name, am the God of Israel” (Isaiah 45:3). A woman’s husband left her after many years of marriage. She and her children were brokenhearted....

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Transformed by Grace

There is no more prolific example of the conflict between the natural and divine dispositions than illustrated in the life of Jacob. A brief summary of his character would include craftiness, cheating and conceit. Jacob was a man of incredible weakness. Even his name denotes his personality, for it means...

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