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The Focus of Abiding

  The focus of the abiding Christian is to bear fruit—that is, to bring forth in his life all the good things of God. Thus, when he abides, in his spirit (or in his attitude) he is filled with the … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Why God Is Grieved By Worldliness

Why is God grieved by worldliness, or how does worldliness keep us from inner solitude with God? Here are five different passages of scripture that will give us the answers: 1. from Luke 8:14. According to this parable of Jesus’, … Continue reading

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Fruit in the Bible: 8 Possible Meanings

Besides the regular meaning of fruit, like an apple or an orange, there are a few other meanings.  Here are eight different meanings or descriptions of fruit:  1. The result or outcome of something.  For example, in Psalms 128:2 (in … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Obedience: 6 Good Results of Obedience to God

There are so many good results of obedience.  I could ramble on and on about all that God gives us when we obey.  Generally speaking, obedience to God gives us entry into all that He has for us.  It opens … Continue reading

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8 Teachings of Jesus on Prayer — Teaching #6

 Jesus taught that prayer should be in unity with others (Matthew 18:19-20)  Sometimes when we pray we are not in unity and in agreement with others.  But we should always strive for unity—that is, unity in the body of Christ.  … Continue reading

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8 Teachings of Jesus on Prayer — Teaching #5

Jesus taught that prayer must be in His name (John 14:12-14; 15:7, 16; 16:23, 24).  In these verses Jesus teaches clearly that if we expect to receive what we ask for we must ask for those things in His name.  … Continue reading

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God’s Purpose for My Life

This post was written earlier, really for my own benefit–because I was going through some difficulties and I wanted to make sure I was on track with God’s purpose for me.  Well, I have been benefited by it and I pray you will … Continue reading

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