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Chastisement and Cross Carrying

  Chastisement and Cross Carrying by A.W. Tozer   For the Christian, cross carrying and chastisement are alike but not identical. they differ in a number of important ways. The two ideas are usually considered to be the same and the words embodying the ideas are used interchangeably. There is, however, a sharp distinction between them. […]

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Grace, Justification, Dead Works

    CAN THE LAW SAVE? by Cornelius R. Stam Printer Friendly VersionThis writer does not wear clerical garb, but somehow when he visits a church away from home, someone is apt to step up to him and ask: “Are you by any chance a minister?” Acts 13 tells how this once happened to Paul […]

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True Thanksgiving

Much information following my brief commentary…   True Thanksgiving   by Ken Pullen ACP Tuesday, November 22, 2011   Contrary to the decadent and corrupt ways that have eroded the truth the last Thursday of November in America is NOT “turkey day” as almost everyone calls it now. It was established as a day of […]

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Himself – Part III

  Himself – Part III   by A.B. Simpson       Have you yielded?   Is your body yielded to Christ for Him thus to indwell and work through? the Lord Jesus Christ has a body like yours, except that it is perfect. His is the body not of a man but of the […]

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Himself – Part II

    Part II – Healing is the life of Christ   by A.B. Simpson     Similarly, in my ignorance I thought that healing would be an it. I thought that the Lord would take me, like the old run-down clock, wind me up and set me going again, much as He might recycle […]

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Himself: Part I

    “Himself” is the classic that best describes Albert B. Simpson’s theology. The tract, “Himself, is the most widely read work of Simpson. The influence of this digest of his teaching on the indwelling Christ has gone across denominational lines and blessed untold thousands in every part of the world. The special appeal of […]

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Persist!

  Persistence in Going On A. W. Tozer Israel allowed themselves to settle down and became contented with circumstances that were all right, but which could and did break their spirit of adventure and cause them to accept the status quo as being final for them. Every once in a while through prophet, apostle or […]

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Real Worship

      Real Worship A.W. Tozer If you do not have this fascination, it could be that you are but another Esau. What a tragedy to be born of the red clay and live and die and be buried in the red clay. Shakespeare said of Caesar, “That though he be the emperor yet […]

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“Yet I live.”

  Crucified with Christ   A.W. Tozer     I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me. Galatians 2: […]

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Become enamored of eternal wisdom…

  The Cross Does Interfere A.W. Tozer “Things have come to a pretty pass,” said a famous Englishman testily, “when religion is permitted to interfere with our private lives.” To which we may reply that things have come to a worse pass when an intelligent man living in a Protestant country could make such a […]

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