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Draw Near Unto God

This article is republished from Expository Files 23.10, October 2016. Read the original publication on bible.ca/ef

The Bible says, “Draw near unto God, and He will draw near unto you.” (James 4:8). We live in an age of cynicism, but no one has to live out their lives as a cynic. 

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Principles of Beneficial Assemblies

This article has been republished from Expository Files 23.8, August 2016. View the original publication on www.bible.ca/ef

As Christians, we assemble together to worship the God. He is our Creator. He is also our Redeemer. Every good thing in which we can put our hope is because of Him. It is in the name of His Son, Jesus Christ, that we praise Him. 

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My Grace Is Sufficient

This article has been republished from Expository Files 23.5, May 2016. View the original publication on bible.ca/ef

Pride is a dangerous thing. It causes us to belittle God and His will. It causes us to think we are self-sufficient in this universe when we are not. It causes us to think that we are better than others. 

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To God Be The Glory Forever

This article has been republished from Expository Files Issue 23.1, January 2016. View the original publication on bible.ca/ef.

“Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past, but now is manifested, and by the Scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the eternal God, has been made known to all the

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I Have Found My Sheep

This article was originally published in Expository Files 22.2, February 2015. Read the original publication

In Luke 15:3-7 we find the first of three parables recorded in that chapter. Jesus had a common theme in mind as He spoke the words of these parables, and that theme is the joy in heaven over recovery of the lost soul. 

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Three Faithful Young Men

This article was originally published in Expository Files 21.10, October 2014. Read the original publication

To have “integrity” is to be honest and sincere, doing what is right regardless of the costs. The Old Testament book of Daniel teaches us much about integrity, not only in the example of the book’s namesake, but also in his three contemporaries; Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. 

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Ask the Lord of Harvest

This article was originally published in Expository Files 21.9, September 2014. Read the original publication

There is most certainly a direct correlation between being a successful disciple of Jesus and prayer. As children of God, we are the most blessed and privileged people on earth. Our gain in Him by far outweighs the riches of the world. 

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To the Pure All Things Are Pure

This article was originally published in Expository Files 5.4, published April 1998. Read the original publication

Who said, “To the pure all things are pure”? And what does that mean? Some people would like it to mean that one can engage in some sort of less than pure entertainment and not be adversely effected by it. 

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Crumbs from the Table

This article is from the Expository Files 14.2, published February 2007. Read the original publication

“Jesus went away from there, and withdrew into the district of Tyre and Sidon. And a Canaanite woman from that region came out and began to cry out, saying, ‘Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is cruelly demon-possessed.’ But He did not answer her a word. 

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God Knew You Then

This article is from the Expository Files 21.2, published February 2014. Read the original publication

Jeremiah was a prophet who began his work in 627 B.C. and continued until he was taken to Egypt in about 587 B.C.  During his lifetime he saw the Assyrians, once the powerful and dreaded enemies of Israel and Judah, crumble and fall. 

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