Too Busy for Church?

I am a companion of all who fear You, and of those who keep Your precepts — Psalm 119:63 I believe that a Christian’s desire for fellowship is, in a way, a barometer of his or her love for God. The more we love God, the more we will love...

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Greg Laurie – "Cheap Thrills"

It has been said that the best cure for hedonism is an attempt to practice it. If you chase after pleasure, you will eventually come to the same conclusion as King Solomon: “I said to myself, ‘Come now, be merry; enjoy yourself to the full.’ But I found that this,...

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Chuck Smith – More Excellent Way

For many years I earnestly coveted the gifts of healing and the working of miracles. The book of Acts intrigued me with its many thrilling accounts of healing—especially since those healings accounted for an important facet of the apostles’ ministry. So, I thoroughly studied the book. I read and reread...

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A.W. Tozer – 2 Corinthians 5:13-14

If we are out of our mind, it is for you. For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. — 2 Corinthians 5:13-14 Thought Adoring worship is an expression of compelling love. Neither the word adoration nor any of its...

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Spurgeon "Bow Down; Be Lifted Up" – 1 Peter 5:6

“Humble yourselves therefore order the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time”   (1 Peter 5:6) This is tantamount to a promise: if we will bow down, the LORD will lift us up. Humility leads to honor; submission is the way to exaltation. That same hand...

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C. H. Spurgeon – Psalm 73:22

“So foolish was I, and ignorant; I was as a beast before Thee.” — Psalm 73:22 REMEMBER this is the confession of the man after God’s own heart; and in telling us his inner life, he writes, “So foolish was I, and ignorant.” The word “foolish,” here, means more than...

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