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  • The Riches of the Destitute November 28, 2021
    …being justified freely by His grace… —Romans 3:24The gospel of the grace of God awakens an intense longing in human souls and an equally intense resentment, because the truth that it reveals is not palatable or easy to swallow. There is a certain pride in people that causes them to give and give, but to […]
  • The Consecration of Spiritual Power November 27, 2021
    …by whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. —Galatians 6:14If I dwell on the Cross of Christ, I do not simply become inwardly devout and solely interested in my own holiness— I become strongly focused on Jesus Christ’s interests. Our Lord was not a recluse nor a fanatical holy […]
  • The Focal Point of Spiritual Power November 26, 2021
    …except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ… —Galatians 6:14If you want to know the power of God (that is, the resurrection life of Jesus) in your human flesh, you must dwell on the tragedy of God. Break away from your personal concern over your own spiritual condition, and with a completely open spirit […]
  • The Secret of Spiritual Consistency November 25, 2021
    God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ… —Galatians 6:14When a person is newly born again, he seems inconsistent due to his unrelated emotions and the state of the external things or circumstances in his life. The apostle Paul had a strong and steady underlying consistency in his […]
  • Direction of Focus November 24, 2021
    Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their masters…, so our eyes look to the Lord our God… —Psalm 123:2This verse is a description of total reliance on God. Just as the eyes of a servant are riveted on his master, our eyes should be directed to and focused on God. […]