Near to His Heart

Jeremiah was called the weeping prophet because he wept day and night for his people. The apostle Paul was a brilliant, intellectually gifted and well educated man, yet he, too, wept night and day for the space of three years. Paul served his people with humility and tears that came...

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The Unseen Audience

There are many things that take place in the invisible realm of which we are unaware. “We are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men” (I Corinthians 4:9). Our every move is observed. As Job faced many hardships, he did not know that he was...

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Language of the Lost

Everything in God’s creation has a language behind it. Because man is a part of creation, He too has a language. The Bible has much to say about the language of the soul. “A happy heart makes the face cheerful” (Proverbs 15:13a). “Why art thou cast down, O my soul?”...

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Personified Wisdom

Jesus Christ is the supreme example of manifested wisdom. He took on a human body and became a house of wisdom (2). “The Word became flesh and dwelt among us” (John 1:14a). This person, Jesus Christ, is the possessor and dispenser of wisdom. “Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom” (Proverbs...

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Obedience

“Hear the word of the Lord, ye children of Israel: for the Lord hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land” (Hosea 4:1). God said the land was lacking three things: categorical truth, finished work...

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Let Your Words Be Few

We must let our words on earth, about every subject, be very, very few! Let us carefully examine the biblical view of how to properly evaluate situations. II Corinthians 3:5, according to the Kenneth Wuest translation, reads “And not that we are sufficient in ourselves to evaluate anything…” This principle...

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Sinai or Zion?

There are two unique approaches to the Lord Jesus Christ. There is the concept of coming to the Lord on Mount Sinai. When God spoke on the mountain, the people of Israel feared (Hebrews 12). It was a mountain of judgment and condemnation. Unfortunately, there are many believers who operate...

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Learning to Love

Many times people get involved with loving someone and then become hurt because of rejection. They seem to place a limit on their love because they feel they have been used. But we must stop and understand that there is Someone who loves us so much that He will never...

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The Oil of Blessing

In Psalm 133, the word “descend” is used three times in order to emphasize the vital point. This particular passage refers to Mount Hermon. The dew descended upon both the low and high places. No matter how deep the valley, the oil will descend there to permeate the land with...

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