Established in Grace

Some Christians live lives of what I like to call “religious anxiety.” You say to yourself, “I know I am not living in the maximum manifestation of the application of God’s principles of grace.” So, how do you get plugged into this process and correct your attitude toward yourself? As...

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Seeing the Vision

Visions sometimes come through tragedies, trials, and losses. As an illustration, let’s look at Isaiah 6:1, “In the year that king Uzziah died [Isaiah] saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple.” Uzziah had been king for fifty-two years. Isaiah,...

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His Yoke is Easy

Athorough study of Scripture reveals so much about yokes. Since ancient times, yokes have been used with animals such as oxen to help farmers manage the tasks of plowing and pulling loads. What is not so obvious is that when two oxen are yoked together, even though they are side...

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Walls of Truth

God forbid that I sin, but if I do, it is not I. It is my flesh working out the Adam nature that is in me. God forbid that I do sin and then reap the trials and testings and consequences of experiential sin, possibly bringing reproach to the precious...

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The Garden Party

The Garden of Eden was a perfect place: no striving, no strains, no struggles. But then Adam and Eve failed the volitional test as they partook from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. They were driven from Eden, and work was now the order. Tilling the ground...

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Our Shield of Faith

Stress contradicts the Christian life. It destroys our capacity to apply divine truth and live in spirituality. Understanding this, we must realize our need to take up the amazing shield of faith that quenches the fiery darts of the devil as we put on the whole armor of God. For...

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Beating Bitterness

Bitterness is a tremendous problem. Top psychiatrists have examined this subject thoroughly and have identified bitterness as the number one emotional problem. Bitterness may be suppressed; its presence may be disguised, denied, and unrecognized when a person is doing well in other areas of his soul. If we don't apply...

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