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  • “Do You Now Believe?” February 28, 2021
    "By this we believe…." Jesus answered them, "Do you now believe?" —John 16:30-31“Now we believe….” But Jesus asks, “Do you…? Indeed the hour is coming…that you…will leave Me alone” (John 16:31-32). Many Christian workers have left Jesus Christ alone and yet tried to serve Him out of a sense of duty, or because they sense […]
  • The Impoverished Ministry of Jesus February 27, 2021
    Where then do You get that living water? —John 4:11“The well is deep” — and even a great deal deeper than the Samaritan woman knew! (John 4:11). Think of the depths of human nature and human life; think of the depth of the “wells” in you. Have you been limiting, or impoverishing, the ministry of […]
  • Our Misgivings About Jesus February 26, 2021
    The woman said to Him, "Sir, You have nothing to draw [water] with, and the well is deep." —John 4:11Have you ever said to yourself, “I am impressed with the wonderful truths of God’s Word, but He can’t really expect me to live up to that and work all those details into my life!” When […]
  • The Destitution of Service February 25, 2021
    …though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved. —2 Corinthians 12:15Natural human love expects something in return. But Paul is saying, “It doesn’t really matter to me whether you love me or not. I am willing to be completely destitute anyway; willing to be poverty-stricken, not just for your sakes, but […]
  • The Delight of Sacrifice February 24, 2021
    I will very gladly spend and be spent for your souls… —2 Corinthians 12:15Once “the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit,” we deliberately begin to identify ourselves with Jesus Christ’s interests and purposes in others’ lives (Romans 5:5). And Jesus has an interest in every individual person. […]