We Can’t, But He Can

By Wayne Barber

In Romans 8:1 Paul tells us, “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” Our salvation is not based on us but on what Christ has done for us, in us, and through us. Paul says, “There is no condemnation for Christians.” If you’ve given your life to Him, everything…

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Raised and Ascended with Christ

By Lewis Sperry Chafer

“But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, 5 even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), 6 and raised us up together, and made us sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,…

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The Resurrection of Jesus Christ—A New Beginning

By Ruth Paxson

“And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence” (Colossians 1: 18) Through the last Adam God has provided another way of union with the human race and in Him He has made a new beginning.…

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The Faithful God

By H. L. Roush

DEDICATION To the beloved people of God, who, at this present time, have forgotten prosperity and whose souls are removed afar off from peace. To those whose hearts cry out even now, “My strength and my hope is perished from the Lord.” Whose remembrance is of their affliction, misery, wormwood and gall of present circumstances,…

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Spiritual Growth

By John Paterson

“Grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. “ 2 Peter 3:18 Two realms of growth To grow in grace and to grow in knowledge, Peter suggests, are not precisely the same thing. It is quite possible to do one without doing the other: to acquire knowledge without that…

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Freedom Through Abiding in Christ

By Evan Hopkins

An Exposition Three great truths Paul had put before his readers [in Romans 5-8]: substitution, identification, and union. The thought of substitution he unfolds in chapter 5: “Christ died for the ungodly,” “Christ died for us,” verses 6 and 8. Here, too, we have the headship of the first and second representatives, Adam and Christ,…

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The Liberty of Sonship

By Henry Groves

[“But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons. And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into your hearts,…

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God’s Way of Rest, Power and Consecration


It is a mournful fact that the majority of Christians are not happy, and that they, if they would frankly confess it, have been sadly disappointed in their Christian life. When they were converted, the prospect was full of promise: it seemed to them like the dawn of a cloudless day of peace and joy.…

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Christian Living

By F.B. Meyer

“I am crucified with Christ; nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me.” Gal 2:20. The heart of true religion is to believe that Christ is literally within us. We must not simply look to Him as our Mediator, Advocate, and Example, but as being possessed by Him. He is our Life, the…

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The Happiness of Man with God

By Blaise Pascal

“He [The Lord Jesus Christ] is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him. And He…

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