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Voices of Wisdom

How can you pull down strongholds of Satan if you don’t even have the strength to turn off your TV? – Leonard Ravenhill A man may study because his brain is hungry for knowledge, even Bible knowledge. But he prays because his soul is hungry for God. – Leonard Ravenhill If we displease God, does […]

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Do Everything to please God

Do nothing that you would not like God to see. Say nothing that you would not like God to hear. Write nothing that you would not like God to read. Go no place where you would not like God to find you. Read no book of which you would not like God to say, “Show […]

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Pride and Unbelief

Above all, we must take heed that we lay aside the sins which most easily besets us, the sin which through age, habit, tastes, feelings or disposition, possesses the greatest power over us. I know of two sins which are always right at our elbows, which try the most advanced Christians even to the end–these […]

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Our Need of the Influence of the Holy Spirit

When one reads the following thoughts about the dew of heaven and our seeking for more of the influences and experience of the Holy Spirit, it almost sounds like some shallow pentecostal preacher talking. Many reformed preachers would certainly shy away from speaking in this way for fear of being misunderstood or because they do not believe this […]

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Dealing Personally with the Unconverted

“He that winneth souls is wise.” – Proverbs 11:30 We must school and train ourselves to deal personally with the unconverted. We must not excuse ourselves, but force ourselves to the irksome task until it becomes easy. This is one of the most honorable modes of soul-winning, and if it requires more than ordinary zeal […]

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Voices of Wisdom 8-22-2014

Deliverance from believing lies must be by believing truth. – Jesse Penn-Lewis If a man is born again, hates sin, and depends upon the Saviour for life and grace, I care not whether he is an Arminian or a Calvinist. And if he is not born again, he is nothing, regardless of what name he […]

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Christ Crucified the only Basis of Assurance

Look steadily at Jesus on the cross, if you want inward peace. Look to anything of yourself and you will never feel comfortable. Your own life and doings, your repentance, morality and consistency, your church attendance, Bible reading or prayers–what are they all but a mass of imperfection? Rest not upon them for a moment. […]

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Afflictions prepare us for Heaven

Afflictions are preparing for us a “more abundant entrance,” a weightier crown, a whiter robe, a sweeter rest, a home made doubly precious by a long exile and many sufferings here below. However desperate our earthly warfare may be, it is not forever. No, it is brief, very brief. Its end is near, very near. […]

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Even the Smallest Things

Even the Smallest Things “Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from the will of your Father. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered!” – Matthew 10:29-30 It is most important for us to learn that the smallest trifles […]

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Comfort in the Midst of Confusion, Pt 2

God’s absolute and unconditional sovereignty is revealed to us in the Scriptures for our comfort and reassurance. We are never asked to resolved intellectually the apparent conflict between human responsibility and divine sovereignty. We are asked (actually commanded) to live by faith and not by sight. Trusting God is the essence of the believing life–trusting […]

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