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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The Four Strengths

There are four specific kinds of strength a believer receives as he waits upon God, according to Isaiah 40:31. He is given inward strength through God’s process of renewal. He can “run and not be weary” refers to outward strength. He mounts up with “wings as eagles” speaks of upward...

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His Heart in You

True men and women of God will recognize genuine compassion. A Christian has the capacity to love a stranger because Jesus Christ’s love constrains him (2). He is able to show kindness toward the unlovely, the sick, or the hurting because in Christ, there are to be no respecters of...

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He Will Keep You

Everything that happens to us as believers is for our sakes. “God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear” (I Corinthians 10:13, NIV). You have given your life to God, and he is able to keep you. “I know whom I have believed,...

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That We May Be One

The disciples were described as having turned the world upside down because of their tremendous influence in evangelizing the nations. This sheds light on the heart attitude of Jesus as He prayed, “That they all may be one; as thou, father, art in me, and I in thee, that they...

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