Defining the Devil’s Strategies

Jesus was always quick to define the tactics of His adversary. He was never surprised by the devil’s ploys. Satan could not deceive our Lord through man’s sentimental goodness (2), or religious tradition (3). He was always immediately recognized, and his temptations were readily identified (4). Satan may leave us...

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Daily Transformation

When we refuse to let God change our natural dispositions, we are receiving the grace of God in vain. Many times, statements like these are made: “I can’t do that, because it’s not in my personality to be that way?” Or, “I’m too shy, old, young, inexperienced,” etc. It is...

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His Love Has Not Changed

“And Jesus went forth, and saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion toward them, and he healed their sick” (Matthew 14:14). “Then Jesus called his disciple unto him, and said, I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to...

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Medicine of a Merry Heart

Everyone wants to have a capacity for a cheerful disposition and general happiness. The psalmist said in Psalm 119:70b, “I delight in thy law.” In the Hebrew, this is rendered “thy law (the whole realm of Bible doctrine) delights me.” Orientation to the Word of God causes the believer to...

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Learn of Him

He wants you to learn of Him. He has many things to teach you and to do for you, and He has a tremendous plan for your life. He as provided the Body of Christ and the assembly of believers as a place to be rooted, grounded, stabilized, healed and...

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Our Paths Made Straight

Many people despise the word “doctrine.” They think of it as lifeless, biblical teaching that chokes out the immediate presence of God. Occasionally, they quote II Corinthians 3:6b which says: “For the letter killeth, but the Spirit giveth life.” What they do not realize is that one cannot separate the...

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Balancing Your Emotions

Emotions are a part of every man and woman, and they play a legitimate role in life. The emotions cannot think; however, they are intended to appreciate and respond to truth and the eternal plan of God to save souls. There will always be negative and positive environmental stimuli to...

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Separated and Holy

We have the privilege of being separated unto God. “Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth” (John 17:17). We are separated unto God completely. Our bodies and spirits are not ours to use as an outward expression of this world. They are God’s, and must be used to...

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Learning to Love

Many times people get involved with loving someone and then become hurt because of rejection. They seem to place a limit on their love because they feel they have been used. But we must stop and understand that there is Someone who loves us so much that He will never...

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