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By the Grace of God

“In the light of all this is it still possible for you to say that fallen man can easily believe the gospel if he decides to do so?  Is such a person capable of believing it?  Surely there is only … Continue reading

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The Darkness of Man in Sin

“So the position of man in sin is that his spiritual faculty is darkened.  His mind is darkened and covered with a veil of sin and unbelief; he is mastered by the mind and the way of the world; his … Continue reading

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The State of the Heart

“In the seventeenth chapter of the prophecy of Jeremiah we read in verse 9: ‘The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately wicked.’ This means that man in sin is always fooling himself, and in a sense he cannot … Continue reading

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Two Reasons for False View of Believing

“It seems to me that there are two main explanations of this superficial, indeed false, view of believing.  The first is that it is due to an appalling failure on our part to realize the consequences of sin and of … Continue reading

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We Believe the Gospel Because of the Power of God

“Do we realize that our very believing the Gospel is by virtue of the power of God that works in us? I keep on asking the question because there is a strong tendency to talk in a supericial manner about … Continue reading

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Belief in the Gospel Is A Great Miracle

“The Apostle’s teaching is that the fact that anyone at all believes the gospel is a great miracle which can only be explained adequately in terms of the surpassing greatness of the power of God; that it takes the energy … Continue reading

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A Christian Is A New Creature

“[the Christian] is a new man, and he knows that he has been delivered from ‘the old man’ at the cost of the death of the Son of God; he owes all to God and to Christ, and this should … Continue reading

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He Orders All Things For Our Good

“Many a Christian looking back across life has thanked God for a loss, for illness, for sorrow; these troubles helped in the nurture of his soul and his spiritual development.  God knows best what is good for us; His heart … Continue reading

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Why Do We Have To Suffer?

“That, in turn, leads me to say a word about the mystery of our position. ‘If you say’, says someone, ‘that all this is true, and that I am related to Christ in that way, why is it that I … Continue reading

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Controlling the Universe

“When you feel your weakness and ineptitutde, and as you are conscious of the forces that are set against you, remember that He, the Head of the body to which you belong, is at the right hand of God, that … Continue reading

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