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Reigning in Life

Romans 5:17—“For if by the offense of the one death reigned through the one, much more those who receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness will reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.” Note 3 on reign says: “The life we have received does not merely save us from a few things; rather, it enthrones us as kings to reign over all things. This is much higher than being saved...

The Key to Experiencing Jesus Christ in Your Everyday Life

The day we get saved is a wonderful, momentous day. Here, though, we want to talk about the days that follow. After experiencing the joy of salvation, a person may wonder how to continue experiencing the Lord Jesus. Questions such as these come up: How can I know Jesus personally? How can I experience Jesus in my life? Is being forgiven and saved from God’s judgment all there is to the...

How Can We Sacrifice for God?

“How can we sacrifice? We have no energy to sacrifice, for our life is a natural life, a selfish life. Only the life of Christ is a life of sacrifice. If you contact this Christ and experience His sacrificing life, He will energize you, He will strengthen you to sacrifice for God and for others. Then you will be the most happy person; you will be drunken with happiness.”

Living the Gospel

1 Thessalonians 1:5—“For our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and in much assurance, even as you know what kind of men we were among you for your sake.” Note 1 on what kind of men we were says: “The apostles not only preached the gospel; they lived it. Their ministering of the gospel was not only by word but also by a life that displayed the power...

In Everything Give Thanks

  To give thanks seems like such a simple matter. We teach our children to say, “Thank you,” when something is given to or done for them. Yet at certain times in our lives, giving thanks to the Lord can be hard for us. In this post, we’ll see the secret to giving thanks in all things and how giving thanks is a crucial part of our experience of Christ.

God’s Valuation of Man

“How God values man! Even He Himself became a man! God’s plan is to gain man. When man is gained by God, God’s plan is accomplished.”

The Peace of God

Philippians 4:7—“And the peace of God, which surpasses every man’s understanding, will guard your hearts and your thoughts in Christ Jesus.” Note 1 on peace of God says: “The result of practicing fellowship with God in prayer is that we enjoy the peace of God. The peace of God is actually God as peace (v. 9) infused into us through our fellowship with Him by prayer, as the counterpoise to...

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