Prayer is indeed the very pulse of the spiritual life. It is the great means of bringing to a pastor and the people the blessing and power of heaven. Persevering and believing prayer means a strong and abundant spiritual life.
Saved from the depths of sin that threatened to swallow you up, rejoice that you are preserved from death, but be determined that the life granted to you will be active, earnest, vigorous, and fruitful in every good work.
Are we going to let the Lord have all the territory of our being in every way? It becomes a daily challenge (the fight). The faith is this, that Jesus is the Son of God.The faith comes down to this, namely, what we are spiritually in God’s universe. That is the faith.
Let us, as many as be perfect – as many of us as are running the race – continue in the strength and energy of the Holy Spirit, with every weight and sin laid aside, and with the very joy and love of God possessing us.
The Christ many talk about today is a pure figment of their own imagination which they have substituted for the actual Christ of history, the Christ who once lived here on earth and who now lives in glory.
The most profitable of all study is wisely ordered Bible study. Its value is incalculable. It is beyond all comparison more profitable than any other study. It is the one superlatively profitable study.
There is need for spiritual, divine, enlargement. But, while we recognize this, we should probably all be prepared to admit that the only way to these things is for the Lord’s people to be really tested, really tried.