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  • The Missionary’s Goal September 23, 2021
    He…said to them, "Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem…" —Luke 18:31In our natural life our ambitions change as we grow, but in the Christian life the goal is given at the very beginning, and the beginning and the end are exactly the same, namely, our Lord Himself. We start with Christ and we end […]
  • The Missionary’s Master and Teacher September 22, 2021
    You call Me Teacher and Lord, and you say well, for so I am ….I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master… —John 13:13, 16To have a master and teacher is not the same thing as being mastered and taught. Having a master and teacher means that there is someone who […]
  • The Missionary’s Predestined Purpose September 21, 2021
    Now the Lord says, who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant… —Isaiah 49:5The first thing that happens after we recognize our election by God in Christ Jesus is the destruction of our preconceived ideas, our narrow-minded thinking, and all of our other allegiances— we are turned solely into servants of God’s own […]
  • The Divine Commandment of Life September 20, 2021
    …be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect. —Matthew 5:48Our Lord’s exhortation to us in Matthew 5:38-48 is to be generous in our behavior toward everyone. Beware of living according to your natural affections in your spiritual life. Everyone has natural affections— some people we like and others we don’t like. Yet we must never […]
  • Are You Going on With Jesus? September 19, 2021
    You are those who have continued with Me in My trials. —Luke 22:28It is true that Jesus Christ is with us through our temptations, but are we going on with Him through His temptations? Many of us turn back from going on with Jesus from the very moment we have an experience of what He […]