Faith //

    When You’re Let Down

    [BY LAURA ELLIOT] That song really haunts me. The Radiohead song, “Let Down.” Had to buy it. It seems to transport time away altogether, like I’m unaware what decade it…
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    What Do You Want For Yourself?

    [BY OSWALD CHAMBERS] "Do you seek great things for yourself?" (Jeremiah 45:5). Are you seeking great things for yourself, instead of seeking to be a great person? God wants you…
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    Partake Of His Suffering

    [OSWALD CHAMBERS] "… but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings …" (1 Peter 4:13) If you are going to be used by God, He will take…
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    Yes, Lord, I Will – But …

    [BY OSWALD CHAMBERS] "Lord, I will follow You, but…" (Luke 9:61). Suppose God tells you to do something that is an enormous test of your common sense, totally going against…
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    The Law Of Opposition

    [BY OSWALD CHAMBERS] "To him who overcomes …" (Revelation 2:7). Life without war is impossible in the natural or the supernatural realm. It is a fact that there is a…
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    By The Grace Of God

    "By the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not in vain …" (1 Corinthians 15:10) The way we continually talk about our…
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    Spark Of Desire

    [BY WILLIAM LAW] When therefore the first spark of a desire after God arises in thy soul, cherish it with all thy care, give all thy heart into it, it…
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    Purify Your Heart By Faith

    [BY JOHN WESLEY] He, therefore, who liveth in these Christians hath ‘purified their hearts by faith;’ insomuch that every one that has Christ in him, ‘the hope of glory, purifieth…
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    Keeping One’s Own

    [BY G.K. CHESTERTON] It is easy to be a madman: it is easy to be a heretic. It is always easy to let the age have its head; the difficult…
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    The Shell Of Individuality

    [BY OSWALD CHAMBERS] "Jesus said to His disciples, ‘If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself …’." (Matthew 16:24) Individuality is the hard outer layer surrounding the…
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    Spiritual Perseverance

    [BY OSWALD CHAMBERS] "Be still, and know that I am God . . ." (Psalm 46:10). Perseverance is more than endurance. It is endurance combined with absolute assurance and certainty…
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    Fear Not

    "Fear not: for I have redeemed thee." (Isaiah 43:1) Let us think for a few minutes of the wonderful depth of consolation which lies in this fact. We have been…
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    Jesus Christ, Superman?

    The first page of the latest installment in Superman’s never-ending battle against evil (Action Comics #786 for those interested in the number) opens with a familiar cliché: “Look, up in…
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    The Gift Of The Present

    Recently I picked up a book written by a Christian singer called Barefoot on Barbed Wire. In it, the author recounts her struggle with issues such as fear and inadequacy.…
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