A Converted Man
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A Converted Man

A converted man is changed from a crippled beggar into a whole, healthy man who leaps, rejoices, and praises God. The misery of sin is once and for all broken in the soul. By faith in the name of Jesus, the convert forever leaves behind the old man and way of life. Real conversion changes...

The Beauty of True Conversion
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The Beauty of True Conversion

True, immediate conversion is the most beautiful and joyful experience possible. A degraded sinner, under the condemnation and wrath of God, sees his guilt. Then, he sees Jesus–and his offer of mercy. Moved by great joy at the love of God, the sinner lays down his rebellion. He surrenders his entire life and being to...

True Conversion
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True Conversion

True conversion consists in the restoration of a man or woman to the state of Adam before the fall. Salvation doesn’t consist in paperwork or declared righteousness. It’s a real change from sin and death to righteousness, innocence, and life. When God removes a person’s sin, he also removes his wrath. Now, peace and harmony...

Be Ye Holy! (May 2017)
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Be Ye Holy! (May 2017)

God said, “Be ye holy, for I am holy.” This command is for the present time. And, a command from God is an implied promise for its fulfillment. By faith in Jesus, we can–and must–be made holy now. This metamorphosis happens at conversion. True repentance and conversion entail total surrender and dependence on Jesus. This...

God CAN Manage Your Life
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God CAN Manage Your Life

God promised Jacob the birthright and blessing. Then, Esau threatened the fulfillment of this promise. So what did Jacob do? Instead of crying out to God, “I know what you have promised and that you will fulfill it,” he took matters into his own hands. He lied, deceived, and cheated his father and brother. As...

The Pulse of Holy Love
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The Pulse of Holy Love

The pulse of holy love produces sweet, joyous, overwhelming enthusiasm for God’s service and intimacy with Jesus. On the other hand, five symptoms mark impending spiritual death. These include leaning towards comfort; a harsh spirit; discouragement; arguing instead of praying; and looking for favorable circumstances instead of stepping out in bold faith. The grace leaking...

Jesus Is Coming Again!
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Jesus Is Coming Again!

Do you lovingly, longingly wait for the second coming of Jesus? An ardent, focused love for Jesus’ return chills the natural passion for earthly trinkets. When we really want to see Jesus come again, we gladly give everything for the kingdom. Similarly, worldliness will cool off one’s love for Jesus. This results in the 50/50...

Take Time to Wait on God
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Take Time to Wait on God

To wait on God is an art of celestial slowness that consists of thoughtful, exhaustive prayer. The Christian presents the subject in all of its details before the Lord. The whole heart and mind engage in prayer. The Holy Spirit leads the Christian to see the full will of God, and his timing. As a...

Open Wide Your Mouth (2004)
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Open Wide Your Mouth (2004)

At the cross, Jesus broke the curse of working by the sweat of one’s brow to earn a living. A true Christian doesn’t work for money. The Christian works for Jesus, with a mouth open wide to receive whatever Jesus would give him or her. Would you continue working at your current job even if...

Leaving the Happy Camp
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Leaving the Happy Camp

The church as a whole today no longer finds her rest in Jesus, but in the world. In an effort to wake us up, God is pouring out one remedial judgment after another on America. But, the church is so entrenched in her happy camp that she doesn’t recognize God’s judgments. The vast majority of...