Spend Yourself

Being a true servant of God means that you have no claims on your life. You have made Jesus Christ Lord and He has control over you. Paul taught that one of the most significant aspects of being a servant is to be spent. “And I will very gladly spend...

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Agapao

When one occupies himself with the cross, all of God’s agapao (love) becomes applicable and is known. Agapao is the Greek word for God’s divine, unconditional love. His cross proves that His love: 1) takes pleasure in us, 2) prizes us above other things, and 3) is unwilling to abandon...

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Serving Has No Bounds

A true servant is only concerned with pleasing the one he serves. The real men of God in the Bible were not in the habit of living in self-determination. They did not decide where or what type of environment in which to serve. Oftentimes, we start to murmur when we...

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Stewards of Grace

God’s grace is not dependent upon us; grace depends upon the Giver, never upon the receiver! Since Christ received us when we were still sinners (2), we should, therefore, receive one another (3). We minister to the needs of others through the Word of God, with a redemptive spirit and...

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The Experiential Believer

Not many believers make the decision to take up their cross daily. Some get up and have devotions, but not in the full understanding of taking up a personal cross for that particular day. For example, you enter into your first situation being totally unoccupied with self. “You are dead,...

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Beautiful for Situations

Situations are necessary to show us that Jesus Christ is beautiful and to reveal our personal experience with Him through truth. We need to experience a variety of circumstances in order to grow in grace. God needs us in the situation so He can take over and produce life in...

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