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    The way to know

    If any man will do His will, he shall know of the doctrine. . . John 7:17. The golden rule for understanding spiritually is not intellect, but obedience. If a man wants scientific knowledge, intellectual curiosity is his guide; but…

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    The account with purity

    Out of the heart proceed. . . Matthew 15:18-20. We begin by trusting our ignorance and calling it innocence, by trusting our innocence and calling it purity; and when we hear these rugged statements of Our Lord’s, we shrink and…

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    Am I blessed like this?

    Blessed are. . . Matthew 5:3-10. When we first read the statements of Jesus they sem wonderfully simple and unstartling, and they sink unobserved into our unconscious minds. For instance, the Beatitudes seem merely mild and beautiful precepts for all…

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    Disposition and deeds

    Except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:20. The characteristic of a disciple is not that he does good things, but that he…

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    Sanctification

    Of Him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us. . . sanctification. 1 Cor. 1:30. The Life Side. The mystery of sanctification is that the perfections of Jesus Christ are imparted to me, not gradually,…

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    Sanctification

    This is the will of God, even your sanctification. 1 Thess. 4:3. The Death Side. In sanctification God has to deal with us on the death side as well as on the life side. Many of us spend so much…

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    The mystery of believing

    And he said, Who art Thou, Lord? Acts 9:6. By the miracle of Redemption Saul of Tarsus was turned in one second from a strong-willed, intense Pharisee into a humble, devoted slave of the Lord Jesus. There is nothing miraculous…