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To Ponder:

The Family Disease: “He spoke this parable to some who trusted in themselves, that they were righteous.” Luke 18:9. The sin which our Lord here denounces, is “self-righteousness.” We are all naturally self-righteous. It is the family disease of all the children … Continue reading

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Let us gather with grateful boldness around the infant in the manger, and behold our God! “You shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins!” Matthew 1:21. The great object of our Lord’s coming here was … Continue reading

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To Ponder:

Who but Christ? Think of GOD a moment. Your thoughts cannot reach Him. He is infinitely pure–the heavens are not clean in His sight. He even charges His holy angels with folly! That is one side of the picture. Now … Continue reading

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It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God! “It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God!” Hebrews 10:31. It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the … Continue reading

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“It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God!” Hebrews 10:31. How can it be consistent with the justice and righteousness of God to punish temporal sinning, with everlasting suffering; to inflict eternal vengeance, for momentary offences; … Continue reading

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“As God’s New Covenant people we are a people whose hearts have been tuned to know Him and to love His Law. We have been incorporated into a vast nation of followers of Christ. Our salvation is not intended merely … Continue reading

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“In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will.” Ephesians 1:11. God sustains, nourishes, and cares for everything He has made, even … Continue reading

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