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Knowing Your Adversary

When a Christian does something sinful we know this isn’t inspired of God. What happens is, the saint through temptation, stress, anger, or some weakness acts in an unbecoming fashion. His intentions are good but he fails temporarily; he has given place to the devil. We are warned against doing this, but reality tells us […]

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Salvation

This suggests a temple scene, for the word is connected primarily with the worship of God. Set right in relation to God’s law and born again to a new life, the person is henceforth dedicated to the service of God. Bought with a price, he is no longer his own; he departs not from the […]

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Don’t Let Your Location And Situation Affect Your Consecration To God!

The writer of Psalm 103:1-5 stated, “Bless the LORD, 0 my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the LORD, 0 my soul, and forget not all his benefits: who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy dis­eases; who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crown-eth thee with lovingkindness […]

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Answering the Call

We live in a self-gratification-oriented culture. If it feels good, do it! Yet, Jesus, by His own example, calls us to a very different kind of life. As leaders we must become sensitive to the needs of others. If you are self-centered, always trying to figure out how everything is going to benefit you, then […]

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Is Saturday Door Knocking Still Effective?

Announce the intended Saturday the Sunday and Bible study night before going. Put a notice in the church bulletin if you have one. Also the director of this ministry must call all team members the Thursday or Friday before going out and get a verbal commitment from each to be there Saturday morning. This is […]

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Rightly Dividing God’s Word

John 17:17 Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth. 18 As thou hast sent me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world. 19 And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth. 20 Neither pray I for these alone, but […]

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The Importance of Doctrine

An inspection of I Timothy 1:1-11 reveals some precious truths about doctrine. Verse three admonishes Timothy to charge the elders that they teach no other doctrine. Paul continues in verse five by referring to the “end of the commandment.” To which commandment is he referring? The doctrine that is spoken of in the previous verse! […]

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This Is Just a Test

There are a great number of things that must be done through the synergy of consensus. There are many things that can only be achieved with the help of a cooperative of creative ideas. Leaders have to be able to listen and draw on suggestions for change to be successful. But obeying the Word of […]

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Flirting With High Places

We must guard against letting our zealousness for God to wane over time. Some start out on fire for God but after a while, they become “familiar” with the things of God so that it no longer has a hold of them as in their younger years. This does not come from wisdom or maturity. […]

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Egypt’s Son

It did not take long for trouble to start brewing within the once peaceful home. As soon as Hagar con¬ceived, she began to despise her mistress. Anger flared within Sarai and she immediately blamed Abram for the outcome of her actions. “And Sarai said unto Abram, My wrong be upon thee: I have given my […]

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Establishing A Monthly Holy Ghost Sunday

Stress that this lesson should not be long. Fifteen to twenty minutes is maximum, depending upon the age level. The younger the children, the shorter the lesson must be. Plenty of time should be left at the end for altar call and prayer. This is their main purpose in teaching that lesson, to give an […]

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The Dual Nature of Jesus Christ

This truth is illustrated by the occasion when His parents lost Him. After visiting Jerusalem, on their way back home they discovered that Jesus was not with them. They doubled back and went to the temple, seeking the missing twelve-year-old Jesus. Luke 2:46 describes it thus: ‘And it came to pass, that after three days […]

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The Tabernacle As God’s Witness

It was the epitome of holiness and sanctity. This room was the most sacred spot on the face of the earth. Heaven is a perfect and holy place. The priest had to be pure before entering the Holiest of Holies. Purity is also required to enter heaven. The mercy seat had a cherub at each […]

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An Altar For Today

Exodus 20:24 is still a valid command for our lifestyle today. It is up to each individual to integrate its principles into his daily routines. Those who have obeyed God’s Word in Acts 2:38 are a part of the royal priesthood. Our bodies are the temple of the Holy Ghost. God has already provided us […]

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The House of Wonders

Now here is the heavenly father represented, and we are the elder son. Because things were not just like he wanted getting his own way, he wouldn’t cooperate. it, and he wasn’t He wouldn’t even go in to where the father was. The father had to go outside and beg him . I think sometimes […]

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Dear Timothy: Letters from the Hearts of Elders

The young minister must make all major decisions of his life in the shadow of his call. This should affect whom he marries, his education, and how his time is spent. The purpose, which should rule the young minister’s life, is the same that directed the life of Jesus. “As my Father hath sent me, […]

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