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Christ Washing Peter’s Feet

John 13:3-10 Jesus knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he was come from God, and went to God; He riseth from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a towel, and girded … Continue reading

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Enoch’s Long Walk With God

Genesis 5:21-24; Hebrews 11:5 And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters: and all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years: and Enoch walked with God: and … Continue reading

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Our Busy Lives

Luke 10:40 Martha was cumbered about with much serving. JOHN WESLEY (1703-1791): Martha was encumbered. The Greek word properly signifies to be drawn different ways at the same time, and admirably expresses the situation of a mind, surrounded―as Martha’s then … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to “Abide” in Jesus Christ?

John 15:4,5 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. I am the vine, ye are the branches: … Continue reading

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Perception in Reception

John 12:21        We would see Jesus. THOMAS WATSON (1620-1686): The Lord’s Supper is the most spiritual ordinance ever instituted. AUGUSTUS TOPLADY (1713-1758): A formal professor does not look upon ordinances as means of inward religion, and as steps to … Continue reading

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Communion with God: The Reward of Obedience & Holy Dedication

John 14:21, 23, 24; John 15:10, 11        He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Lord’s Supper

Amos 4:12        Prepare to meet thy God, O Israel. C. H. MACKINTOSH (1820-1896): It may be asked, Is there no preparation necessary? Are we to sit down at the table of the Lord with as much indifference as if … Continue reading

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Habitual Absence from the Lord’s Supper

I Samuel 20:27, 26        Wherefore cometh not the son of Jesse to meat, neither yesterday, nor to day? Something hath befallen him, he is not clean; surely he is not clean. J. C. RYLE (1816-1900): Our Lord Jesus most … Continue reading

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The Reality of Experiential Communion with God

I John 1:3        Truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ. EDWARD PAYSON (1783-1827): All true Christians enjoy a kind of fellowship or communion with God and Christ, to which mankind are, in their … Continue reading

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The Deadening Effect of Ritualistic Formality

John 4:23,24; Revelation 3:1,2        The hour cometh, and now is, when true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship Him. God is a Spirit: and they that worship Him … Continue reading

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