Those Flowers Aren’t For You

"I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make its boast in the Lord; the humble shall hear of it and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together." ~ Psalm 34:1-3 A former church member shared …

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Time Alone with God: Lessons I Learned at a Fence Post

Not long after I began to follow Jesus in the late 70s, I was invited to take a Sunday evening class at the church designed to help new believers grow. As I joined the group, they handed me a small study book focused entirely on “the devotional life.” I still carry it in my Bible …

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LIFE in His Presence

When Jesus steps into the room... If you are blind, you will see; If you are deaf, you will hear His voice; If you are an offender of others, you will love others by seeking their forgiveness; If you are bound, you will be set free; If you are an enemy, you will be reconciled; …

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Insight: A.W. Tozer and the “Prayer of a Minor Prophet”

Aiden Wilson Tozer was 23 years old when he was called to pastor a new church in Clarksburg, West Virginia. On August 18, 1920 at a campground a few miles outside Cleveland, Ohio, leaders of the Christian and Missionary Alliance scheduled an ordination service. After the formal ceremony and laying on of hands, Tozer was …

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Insight: Oswald Chambers On Worship

This message was given at the Bible Training College in London (February-June 1915), where Chambers was teaching a course called Missionary Matters. Guest lecturers included well-known missionaries and evangelical leaders, such as C.T Studd. Chambers did not know that the school would close in a few months because of Great Britain's involvement in World War I, or that …

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