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  • Have You Ever Been Speechless with Sorrow? August 18, 2019
    When he heard this, he became very sorrowful, for he was very rich. —Luke 18:23The rich young ruler went away from Jesus speechless with sorrow, having nothing to say in response to Jesus’ words. He had no doubt about what Jesus had said or what it meant, and it produced in him a sorrow with […]
  • Are You Discouraged or Devoted? August 17, 2019
    …Jesus…said to him, "You still lack one thing. Sell all that you have…and come, follow Me." But when he heard this, he became very sorrowful, for he was very rich. —Luke 18:22-23Have you ever heard the Master say something very difficult to you? If you haven’t, I question whether you have ever heard Him say […]
  • Does He Know Me? August 16, 2019
    He calls his own…by name… —John 10:3When I have sadly misunderstood Him? (see John 20:11-18). It is possible to know all about doctrine and still not know Jesus. A person’s soul is in grave danger when the knowledge of doctrine surpasses Jesus, avoiding intimate touch with Him. Why was Mary weeping? Doctrine meant no more to […]
  • The Evidence of the New Birth August 15, 2019
    You must be born again. —John 3:7The answer to Nicodemus’ question, “How can a man be born when he is old?” is: Only when he is willing to die to everything in his life, including his rights, his virtues, and his religion, and becomes willing to receive into himself a new life that he has […]
  • The Discipline of the Lord August 14, 2019
    My son, do not despise the chastening of the Lord, nor be discouraged when you are rebuked by Him. —Hebrews 12:5It is very easy to grieve the Spirit of God; we do it by despising the discipline of the Lord, or by becoming discouraged when He rebukes us. If our experience of being set apart […]