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Giving Without a Whisper

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“But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.” Matthew 6:3-4. No promise is made to those who give to the poor to […]

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Joy for the Cast-Out

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Hear the word of the Lord, you who tremble at his word: “Your brothers who hate you and cast you out for my name’s sake have said, ‘Let the Lord be glorified, that we may see your joy’; but it is they who shall be put to shame.” Isaiah 66:5. Possibly this text may not […]

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Real Estate in Heaven

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“You suffered along with those in prison and joyfully accepted the confiscation of your property, because you knew that you yourselves had better and lasting possessions.” Hebrews 10:34. This is well. Our substance here is very unsubstantial; there is no substance in it. But God has given us a promise of real estate in the […]

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Unstaggering Trustfulness

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“He shall not be afraid of evil tidings; his heart is fixed, trusting in the Lord.” Psalm 112:7. Suspense is dreadful. When we have no news from home, we are apt to grow anxious, and we cannot be persuaded that “no news is good news.” Faith is the cure for this condition of sadness; the […]

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Truth Established

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“The lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying tongue is but for a moment.” Proverbs 12:19. Truth wears well. Time tests it, but it right well endures the trial. R; then, I have spoken the truth and have for the present to suffer for it, I must be content to wait. […]