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 “The LORD is my shepherd; I have everything I need!” Psalm 23:1. The shepherd is a favorite Scriptural picture of the divine love and care. In the Old Testament, the twenty-third Psalm gathers the whole wonderful truth in exquisite lines, which are dear to young and … Continue reading

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“How can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God!” Genesis 39:9. “After hearing his wife’s story, Potiphar was furious! He took Joseph and threw him into the prison!” Genesis 39:19-20. Sometimes it costs very dearly to be true … Continue reading

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 “On hearing it, many of His disciples said: This is a hard teaching; who can accept it?” John 6:60. Many people reject Christ because of the radical self-denying nature of His precepts. The very first condition He imposed on His disciples … Continue reading

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More glorious than the return of the mightiest conqueror from the field of triumph, more glorious than the proclamation and coronation of kings and emperors. These occurrences are but faint emblems of “the glorious appearing of the great God and … Continue reading

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“Fear not, I have chosen you!” Isaiah 41:9, 10. Christian reader, God says to you, “I have chosen you!” This is a great mystery–but it is a comforting truth. God does not tell you WHY He chose you. He only … Continue reading

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A hand, a divine and omnipotent hand! The Holy Spirit is our Comforter. He is mighty to comfort as well as to sanctify. His name is “the Comforter.” His office is to console. In the discharge of this office He … Continue reading

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“If anyone would come after Me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me.” Matthew 16:24. Let the sufferings of our Lord Jesus Christ, work us into a gracious willingness to embrace sufferings for His sake, … Continue reading

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All plenitude is in Christ, to answer all the needs of His people. In Christ dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily, that out of His fullness I may receive all spiritual blessings! Have I destroyed myself by sin? … Continue reading

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“The first person to whom he showed himself alive after the resurrection was a weeping woman who had no greater claim upon him than any simple penitent sinner has. No eye except that of the angels had as yet rested … Continue reading

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“How is your Beloved better than others?” Song of Songs 5:9. Does not our Friend as far excel all other friends as Heaven exceeds earth, as eternity exceeds time, as the Creator surpassesHis creatures? See all the fullness of the … Continue reading

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