Posts with the category “going-deeper”
June 30th, 2020
In the church many are lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God. If you do not like what I am saying, I want to ask you something. Think about the company you run with. What do they talk about most?...
A Church Church
June 29th, 2020
The church should be a healthy, fruitful vineyard that will bring honor to Christ, a church after Christ's own heart where He can look at the travail of His soul and be satisfied. Among the people sho...
Dare We Expect Miracles Today?
June 27th, 2020
I also long in the tender mercies of Christ that among us there may be the following: . . . 8. Answers to prayer; miracles should not be uncommon. I am not a miracle preacher. I have been in churches ...
Marked by Christly Fragrance
June 26th, 2020
I also long in the tender mercies of Christ that among us there may be the following: . . . 7. A presence of Christ that is as the fragrance of myrrh and aloes. When you become accustomed to the smell...
June 25th, 2020
I also long in the tender mercies of Christ that among us there may be the following: . . . 6. A childlike candor. I love children because of their unbelievably beautiful candor. They look at you and ...
Beautiful Simplicity and Radiant Love
June 23rd, 2020
I am afraid of a new wave of religion that has come. It started in the United States, and it is spreading. It is a sort of esoteric affair of the soul or the mind, and there are strange phenomena that...
Purity of Heart
June 22nd, 2020
On our farm in Pennsylvania there were cherry trees which were attacked by little parasites of some sort. A parasite would get into a little branch, pierce the bark and exude a gum. Then the branch wo...
Our Grit and God's Grace
June 21st, 2020
I am cheered to know so many of you are with me on this. We are going to go to the New Testament and be Bible Christians. We are going to sell out to God and not the devil. We are going to pray more, ...
Abide in Your Calling
June 20th, 2020
Do you complain about your calling or fret about the changes and trials of life? How do you know but that these very changes are the divine methods by which God's purposes of blessing and usefulness c...
Giving Means Loving
June 19th, 2020
Christians have it in their power, by a very little sacrifice, to add millions to the treasury of the Lord. Have you found the joy of sacrifice for Jesus? Have you given up something that you might gi...
Entrust the Little Things
June 18th, 2020
When work is pressing, there are many little things that will come and seem to need attention. it is a very blessed thing to be quiet and still, work on and entrust the little things to God. He answer...
Jesus our Overcomer
June 17th, 2020
He comes by our side as our helper. More than that, He comes to dwell within us, to be the life in our blood, the fire in our thought, the faith within us, both in inception and consummation. Thus He ...
Is He Your Heart's Dear King?
June 16th, 2020
Jesus does not say you cannot very well serve God and mammon (money). Rather, He says you cannot serve two masters at all. If you try, you will surely end up serving only one. The person who thinks he...
The Harvest of Following Jesus
June 15th, 2020
Harvest is a time of ripeness. Then the fruit and grain are fully developed, both in size and weight. Time has tempered the acid of the green fruit. It has been mellowed and softened by the rains and ...
The Heart of Christ
June 13th, 2020
You will never have a humble heart until it is born from above, from the heart of Christ. For man has lost his own humanity and unfortunately too often has a wicked heart.God wants us, as Christians t...
The Temple of Our Bodies
June 12th, 2020
Just as it was Christ Himself who justified us, and Christ Himself who was made unto us sanctification, so it is only by personal union with Him that we can receive this physical life and redemption. ...
Christ our Servant
June 11th, 2020
One of the hardest things for those having a lofty and superior nature is to be under authority, to renounce their own will and to take a place of subjection. Christ took upon Him the form of a servan...
June 10th, 2020
You cannot make the heart restful by stopping its beating. Certain drugs will do that, but that is not really rest. Let the breath of life come-God's life and strength-and there will be sweet rest. Ho...
Cast Your Care
June 9th, 2020
Commit means to hand over, to trust wholly to another. So, if we give our trials to Him, He will carry them. If we walk in righteousness He will carry us through. Humble yourselves therefore under the...
Do You Know Him?
June 8th, 2020
Better to know Jesus Himself than to know the truth about Him, for the deep things of God are revealed to us by the Holy Spirit. Paul's great desire was, that I may know him. Not just know about Him, ...
Reflections of His Light
June 7th, 2020
Jewels, in themselves, are valueless unless they are brought into contact with light. If they are put into certain positions they will reflect the beauty of the sun. There is no beauty in them otherwi...
The Mystery of Prayer
June 6th, 2020
Likewise, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.Romans 8:26 But you, beloved...
Walk in Love
June 5th, 2020
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. Ephesians 5:1-2But the fruit of the Spiri...
Jesus Also Wept
June 4th, 2020
You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in your bottle.Are they not in your book?Then my enemies will turn back in the day when I call.This I know, that God is for me. In God, whose word I pr...
The Light of Revelation
June 3rd, 2020
But, as it is written,“What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined,what God has prepared for those who love him."1 Corinthians 2:9It is not enough to have a good light, we must ...
Living in the Spirit
June 2nd, 2020
"If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit."- Galatians 5: 25.What is it to Live in the Spirit?It is to be born of the Spirit. It is to have received a new spiritual life from above. "T...
His Power and Spirit
June 1st, 2020
I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments. I will put my fear in [your] hearts, that [you] shall not depart from me (Jeremiah 32:40).Would y...
When Pentecost Came
May 31st, 2020
As we read the New Testament, we find a very simple, very plain, and very forceful truth: the Holy Spirit makes a difference! Consider the early disciples; Jesus Himself had taught them for more than ...
Hearing the Voice of God
May 30th, 2020
. . . There are two questions before us. The first question is: How many of us are willing to hear the voice of God? Jesus said, "Therefore I am sending you prophets and wise men and teachers. Some of...
The Holy Spirit and the Believer
May 29th, 2020
In the New Testament, when the Holy Spirit came, His presence fulfilled that whole list of fragrances found in the holy anointing oil. When New Testament believers were anointed, that anointing was ev...
The Spirit's Gifts
May 28th, 2020
In our Christian fellowship, we must recognize that the blessed Holy Spirit of God desires to take men and women and control them, and use them as instruments through which He can express Himself in t...
Living that Grieves the Spirit
May 27th, 2020
It is almost certain that sin is the cause of the rut, the circular grave in which so many people find themselves. Since only sin offends God, and sin is extremely deceitful, it can be present doing i...
Holy Spirit, All Divine
May 26th, 2020
I wonder if any Christian can ever show forth the transforming radiance of the love of God without a complete surrender to the indwelling Person of the Holy Spirit? Surely that was in the mind of the ...
The Blessed Third Person
May 25th, 2020
Our neglect of the doctrine of the blessed Third Person has had and is having serious consequences. For doctrine is dynamite. It must have emphasis sufficiently sharp to detonate it before its power i...
May 24th, 2020
Hebrews 9:14 informs us that Christ, who is God the Son through the divine Spirit, offered Himself to God, the heavenly Father. Thus we have in the act of redemption the involvement of the Trinity, th...
The Blessing of Christ
May 23rd, 2020
Many Christians fail to see all the blessings that are centered in Christ. They want to get the blessing of salvation, but that is not the Christ. They want to get the blessing of His grace to help, b...
Fight the Good Fight
May 22nd, 2020
How must God feel when we disappoint Him after He has given us His heart's blood, put so many advantages in our way and expended upon us so much grace and care. it makes the spirit cry, "Who is suffic...
Abide in Him
May 21st, 2020
The Bible has always held out two great promises respecting Christ. First, He will come to us. Second, He will come into us.For four thousand years the world looked forward to the fulfillment of the f...
You Are Not Your Own
May 20th, 2020
What a privilege that we may consecrate ourselves! What a mercy that God will take such worthless creatures! What rest and comfort lie hidden in those words, "Not your own." We are not responsible for...
Alive Through Christ
May 19th, 2020
Recently I passed a garden. The gardener had finished his pruning and the wounds of the knife and saw were just beginning to heal. The warm April sun was gently nourishing the stricken plant into fres...