Quickening

Many times the believer finds himself becoming physically drained halfway through a day because of an especially strenuous task or because of a lack of sleep. He needs energy to go on. This believer can be quickened according to God’s Word even at times when he is physically and emotionally...

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Life Line

What would you think if someone said to you, “Breathe without ceasing?” You would not take offense at it. the apostle Paul said, “Pray without ceasing” (I Thessalonians 5:17). Prayer is to the Christian what breathing is to all mankind. The prayer of the saints are precious (2). Prayers are...

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Our Goal

Philippians 3:10 is often quoted but seldom understood. It sets forth the Christian’s goal, then the means and process by which that goal is reached, thus holding the mind steadfast. “That I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being made conformable...

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Be Aware of the Enemy

Our enemy, Satan, is quite a mastermind. We must learn all that we possibly can about his kingdom so that we will be equipped to battle, for he walks about as a roaring lion “seeking whom he may devour” (I Peter 5:8). There are three basic things that Satan watches...

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Within the Veil

In I John 2:1, we find that Jesus Christ is our advocate before the Father. In Hebrews 4:14a, He is the “great High Priest that is passed into the heavens” and in Hebrews 7:24b, He “hath an unchangeable priesthood,” for He “ever liveth to make intercession for them” (Hebrews 7:25b)....

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The Roaring Lion

In II Samuel 23:20, Benaiah slew a lion in the midst of a pit “in time of snow.” He did not allow adverse circumstances to stop him: rather, he boldly went forward and performed his task. How many times are we faced with a situation that makes us want to...

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Serve

This is the second day of a three-part series. To serve without the breath of life in worship will lead to faint-heartedness and weariness. Those who serve without knowing how to worship will enter into personality clashes with other believers and will get spiritually tired. Worshipping in spirit and truth...

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Quietness and Confidence

In this push-button age, one danger grows more apparent with every passing day. This danger lies not in the progress itself, with constant advancement in the realm of communication where television, radio, telephone, and computers quicken the pace, but in the possibility that the progress of the many may result...

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