The Preciousness of Mercy

William Shakespeare wrote, "The quality of mercy is not strain'd. It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven, Upon the place beneath: it is twice blessed; It blesses him that gives and him that takes." It could be that he understood something about this amazing provision of God to sinners....

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Amen and Amen

A fifty-nine-year-old woman, her face wrinkled and pale, was in the fourth stage of cancer. She prayed, "God, I'm not ready to die. I don't want to die now. And I don't believe you are giving me grace to die now." She began a regimen of eating cancer-fighting foods, taking...

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Death Is Defeated

Temptation, when answered properly, can help build spiritual muscles. It enables us to use the Word of God more skillfully. As we glorify God and edify one another in the Body of Christ, we are part of a solution not part of the problem in this world's system. If you...

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God Rests in Us

God loves to rest. As Christians, we often get overwhelmed with duties-doing what may indeed need to be done. But when we try to live our lives outside of a Finished Work, seatedabove vantage point, we can easily miss the provisions God would give us to make the burden light....

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Real Wisdom

It is up to us to know the way of God. But there is no way to know God's way unless we have doctrinal wisdom. Doctrinal wisdom is knowing God's mind through categorical doctrine in every realm of life. Doctrinal wisdom gives manifold faith for manifold trials (1 Peter 1:6-7),...

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