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In discovering God’s will for us, how much emphasis can we place on circumstances in our lives? If, for example, I was con­templating a large change in my life which involved moving to another part of this country, would the quick sale of a piece of real estate be an indication to me that it […]

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Salvation’s Basic Purpose

Can you, young people, without hesitation, present the basic reason why God saves us from our sins? Can you point out the chief purpose of the salva­tion which He realizes in Christ? Do you know what must be presented as the basic purpose of salvation? There are in Scripture, as you have been taught – […]

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Uphold Me, Lord

Oh, dear Heavenly Father I sorrow all day long for the sins I have committed for all that I’ve done wrong. My sins are ever countless I’ve nothing for myself to say but thanks to Thee, oh glorious King for blessings day by day. Have mercy on me, oh Father, for this I pray to […]

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Children of the Living God

“Children of the Living God” by Sinclair Ferguson (Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 1987; 163pp You all know the parable. A farmer had two sons. One day the younger son asked his father for his inheritance, and after receiving it, he spent it on riotous living. Being hungry and broke, he decided to return home and […]

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Witnessing in the Workplace

Walking a holy life before God is a constant test of faith. God tells us in His Word how to go about such a Christian life, “Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the father­less and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world” (James […]

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Watching Daily at My Gates

Editor’s Note: “Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the post of my doors. For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the Lord.” Prov. 8:34-35 This rubric, a devotional guide, is named appropriately after this verse in Proverbs. May you watch daily by convers­ing […]

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The Sixth Commandment: Thou Shalt Not Kill

We are all, by nature, murderers. In Rom. 8:7 we read: “Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.”  Notice: the carnal mind, man as he is by nature, is enmity against God. This is what we are. Enmity against God […]

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The Final Battle

I think I can safely say, that as young people we think of the future more than other age groups in the church. We may think of college, of getting a job, some of us may even wonder what high school will be like. We sometimes look a little farther down the road of life […]

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