Stay Fervent

Many people grow weary in the greatness of the way. It is possible for the outward man to become weary serving God while the inward man remains fervent (2 Corinthians 4:16). Weariness comes from our human nature, but fervency comes from the treasure within our earthen vessels (2 Corinthians 4:7)....

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Raised Up by Love

The poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an invalid; she couldn’t even sit up in bed. But then, she met Robert Browning, another famous poet, and they fell madly in love. On the first visit from Robert Browning, Elizabeth sat up. She hadn’t done that before. His love for her made...

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Heart Repair

The Word of God makes it clear that every revelation of grace is experienced in the heart. Here, mercy is realized, love is enjoyed, and the promises become real. It all comes down to guarding the heart. The believer who has a hearing heart has the mind of God controlling...

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Victors, Not Victims

When grace is multiplied toward you, you are not barren. Neither are you a victim. You are a victor, fruitful in the Lord Jesus Christ. Otherwise, you are blind and cannot see afar off to what awaits you in eternity. The problem? Spiritual vision becomes dim when you are not...

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Total Satisfaction

The Word of God must never be watered down in our listening habits. We sometimes refer to preachers who “water down” the Word. But the responsibility also rests upon the listener to refrain from watering down the message as he hears it. The believer must let Jesus Christ in when...

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The Finger of God

“But if I with the finger of God cast out devils, no doubt the kingdom of God is come upon you” (Luke 11:20). That finger represents the precise authority of God’s Kingdom. And when God’s finger points to you, it is the authority of His Word. How were the Ten...

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