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Holiness of Abiding

  Pleasing God is the element in abiding that we will consider here. I have called it holiness because that is exactly how we please Him—by our holiness. In 1 John 3:22 we find that the promise of answered prayer … Continue reading

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Holiness: A Necessity for Effective Prayer

  Jesus said, “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God” (Matt. 5:8). Hebrews 12:14 says, “Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord.”  Holiness and purity are absolutely necessary … Continue reading

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A Prayer to Be Preserved Blameless At His Coming — 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24

  1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 24 He who calls you is faithful, … Continue reading

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Paul Prays for the Thessalonian Church, To Be Filled With Love — from I Thessalonians 3:9-13

  1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 For what thanks can we render to God for you, for all the joy with which we rejoice for your sake before our God, 10 night and day praying exceedingly that we may see your face … Continue reading

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Is it prideful to tell people about your holy habits?

I don’t make it a practice to tell people about my habits of bible reading and prayer.  But today in a church class we were to share what habits we have.  My first thought was to share about my morning … Continue reading

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Watch Out for Bitterness!

  Sometimes I see people with angry, hard faces, and I wonder what has happened in their life.  I wonder how they have been cheated or abused.  No doubt they have not handled hardship well—as has sometimes happened with me. … Continue reading

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Christians, Embrace Your Hardship!

      Endure hardship. You are being disciplined by God as sons. If we are not disciplined—not in hardship, We are not His children.   So we should thank God for our hardship, For when we are disciplined by … Continue reading

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