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Be Still and Be Filled

Whenever I am about to speak I ask the audience to bow their heads in silent prayer. In that silence I always repeat my verse. "Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you and ordained you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should remain; that whatsoever ye ask of the Father in m... Read More

Growth in Love

The capacity and necessity of love is inherent within us. We stress the inherent self-interest of the child, but the other-interest is just as inherent in the child. This is obvious from the fact that if the child is only self-interested, turning to selfishness, he or she is automatically an unhappy... Read More

His Yoke is Easy

The phrase I've said most in life is this one: "Lord, You've got me." And I've meant it. And it works -- works gloriously. His yoke is easy and His burden is light. Why? Because He puts nothing on you? On the contrary, you come to Him and He will dump the world and its troubles into your heart. You ... Read More

Let Us Be the Listening Church

The world of uncertainty and confusion will not listen to us as Christians unless we listen to God. A caretaker, when asked by the pastor why he didn't attend church service, replied: "Have you had any fresh news from God?" The listening church will have fresh news from God. Suppose on Sunday mornin... Read More

The Holy Spirit Brings Harmony Within

The Holy Spirit then does three things. He cleanses and coordinates and consecrates the subconscious drives and brings harmony within. He helps us to react to the things that happen to us -- helps us to react in a Christian way. The sum total of that means that there is now power in our lives. We ar... Read More

Thy Kingdom come -- Thy Will be done

Jesus summed up his life purpose in these words: "I must give the good news of the Kingdom of God . . . for that is what I was sent to do." (Luke 4:43). What did he mean by it? He made it the first petition in the Lord's Prayer: "When you pray say: Our Father . . . Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done... Read More

What Jesus Taught and Brought in the Gospel

In the opening lines of the Acts of the Apostles, Luke sums up the meaning of what Jesus taught and brought in the Gospel. "In the first part of my work, Theophilus, I wrote of all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning until the day when, after giving ample instructions through the Holy Spiri... Read More

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