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  • Beware of Criticizing Others June 17, 2019
    Judge not, that you be not judged. —Matthew 7:1Jesus’ instructions with regard to judging others is very simply put; He says, “Don’t.” The average Christian is the most piercingly critical individual known. Criticism is one of the ordinary activities of people, but in the spiritual realm nothing is accomplished by it. The effect of criticism […]
  • “Will You Lay Down Your Life?” June 16, 2019
    Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends….I have called you friends… —John 15:13, 15Jesus does not ask me to die for Him, but to lay down my life for Him. Peter said to the Lord, “I will lay down my life for Your sake,” and he […]
  • Get Moving! (2) June 15, 2019
    Also…add to your faith… —2 Peter 1:5In the matter of drudgery. Peter said in this passage that we have become “partakers of the divine nature” and that we should now be “giving all diligence,” concentrating on forming godly habits (2 Peter 1:4-5). We are to “add” to our lives all that character means. No one […]
  • Get Moving! (1) June 14, 2019
    Abide in Me… —John 15:4In the matter of determination. The Spirit of Jesus is put into me by way of the atonement by the Cross of Christ. I then have to build my thinking patiently to bring it into perfect harmony with my Lord. God will not make me think like Jesus— I have to…
  • Getting There (3) June 13, 2019
    …come, follow Me. —Luke 18:22Where our individual desire dies and sanctified surrender lives. One of the greatest hindrances in coming to Jesus is the excuse of our own individual temperament. We make our temperament and our natural desires barriers to coming to Jesus. Yet the first thing we realize when we do come to Jesus…