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To Ponder:

The Christian life is one of continual conflict from its commencement to its close. There is no hope whatever that it can be otherwise. That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and never can be anything else but flesh. It … Continue reading

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“The LORD’s portion is His people!” Deuteronomy 32:9. “The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I hope in Him!” Lamentations 3:24. The above two passages of Scripture ought never to be separated. God and my soul possess each … Continue reading

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Luke 2:10–14 10 Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. 11 For there is born to you this day in the … Continue reading

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“O, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! His mercy endures forever!” 1 Chronicles 16:34. O, give thanks to the Lord, Christian, for He has not dealt with you after your sins, nor rewarded you according to your iniquities! … Continue reading

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“Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I obey Your Word.” Psalm 119:67. “It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn Your decrees.” Psalm 119:71. By trials, God makes sin more hateful and the world less delightful. God had but one … Continue reading

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He Himself bore our sins in His body on the tree, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by His wounds you have been healed. 1 Peter 2:24. Blessed announcement! Not the less hateful, nor hated, … Continue reading

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“I was so foolish and ignorant; I was like a beast before You. Nevertheless I am continually with You!” Psalm 73:22-23. “Nevertheless”–as if notwithstanding all the foolishness and ignorance that David had just been confessing to God–not one atom the … Continue reading

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