Valid Faith

Our faith must be rooted and grounded in who God is. As a believer trusts in the perfect character and nature of God, he can appropriate the Scriptures in every situation and detail of life. He bases decisions on absolute authority of the Word of God, rather than on sight...

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Recompense of Waiting

Great recompense means that God gives grace in return for waiting on Him. The Christian has in his possession the ability through grace to have a relationship with the Father in spite of the condition. He wants us to learn how to wait and to experience His grace without regard...

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Walk Ye in Him

Every person must comprehend the seriousness of choosing to receive Jesus Christ as Savior; the rejection of Christ is the most tragic decision any man can make. Only the Christian can have an eternal and meaningful impact upon the world. Knowing, understanding and manifesting the disposition of Christ to the...

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Justice Supersedes Love

God poured His love out in abundance to men in the Incarnation of His Son, Jesus Christ. However, God’s love never supersedes God’s justice. Reconciliation, or right standing with God for the sinner, can only take place according to God’s sovereign plan of redemption. Religion that seeks to establish favor...

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Controlled Communication

Man has been given the gift of free volition; thus, he chooses which kingdom will rule his heart, and become the source of his treasure. Sooner or later, that which has been received, compiled, and accumulated in the mind will be expressed. Out of the evil treasure will come forth...

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Revealing Speech

The unsaved man is unable to reflect the treasure of Christ in his speech until he receives Christ as his Savior. The carnal Christian, though saved, often denies the authority of the Word of God. Therefore, he is excluded from speaking in such a manner that would reflect the presence...

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Details Can Swell

The details of life always occupy our minds when we do not have our priorities straight. They take our attention from our mission to seek and save that which is lost (2). We become easily distracted from listening to the Word of God. We find ourselves saying, “If I can...

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The Disciplined Child

Many people do not respond positively to constructive criticism because of a poor self-image. Criticism may wound an individual rather than correct him. God’s unconditional love accomplishes more by edifying the person without compromising the details. Whenever you practice this principle with your children you are giving them an impartation...

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Who is in Control?

Our scripture reading today takes us to the story of the rich ruler. This young man had kept all the commandments; yet, Jesus told him he lacked one thing (verse 22). The problem here was that the ruler was in total control of his own life; he was not willing...

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