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Why Contend for the Faith?

Published on 03/12/11

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FROM ALL CORNERS of the world comes a challenge to God's Word. Doubt and denial are encouraged by the enemy. Everything seems against the Gospel of Christ. But we must remain to fulfill our duty. What is the duty of Christian men at such a time? What is the duty, in particular, of leaders in the work?


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The Neglected Sword

Published on 03/12/11

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THERE IS A SWORD that never wears out. Its edge is never blunted. On its blade no rust ever yet has gathered. It cuts to heal. It smites to save. It kills to make alive. It is the sword of the Spirit. now is the time when it calls for strong hands and brave hearts to wield it. It has the property of giving skill to the untaught and valor to the once fearful and unbelieving. It can be held by a child and do execution. It may be thrust into the right place, when love directs, and made to flash with the light of its own brightness, even when there be the darkness of an almost despairing eye to trace its pathway to its object.


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Helping Christ Out of a Hole

Published on 03/09/11

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SOME OF OUR CHURCH LEADERS are devoting a large portion of their time to the effort to answer the prayer of Jesus—the prayer "that they may all be one; as thou, Father, art in me and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me" (John 17:21). Federation of churches is constantly proposed by these voices in Christendom as the solution to this supposedly long unanswered prayer.


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True Saints, When Absent from the Body, Are Present with the Lord

Published on 01/30/09

By Jonathan Edwards

Preached on the day of the funeral of the Rev. Mr. David Brainerd, Missionary to the Indians, from the Honorable Society in Scotland for the propagation of Christian Knowledge, and Pastor of a Church of Christian Indians in New Jersey; who died at Northampton in New England, October 9, 1747, in the 30th year of his age, and was interred on the 12th following.
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Are Your Looks Deceiving?

Published on 10/30/08

By Evangelist Wil Rice IV

From the Branding Iron of the Bill Rice Ranch April-May 2008, Vol. 47-No. 2 (Used with permission)

Last week in Dallas, it was sunny and 70 degrees. Yet as I strode past indoor shops, cafes and bookstores, I saw a number of people in heavy winter coats. Later, as I ate alone at McDonalds, I saw a young man with a shock of red hair and an Irish accent greet a family near my table. He wore a soccer jersey with the word Ireland and an Irish flag stitched to the sleeve. Yet we were thousands of miles from the Emerald Isle and nearly as far away from Shamrock, Texas!
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