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The subject of God’s Providence and Sin places us before an unfathomable mystery. This we readily concede and confess. And we have no intention of comprehending and understanding this mystery. On the one hand, man is a free responsible being. He performs iniquity because he loves it. He is unmolested in his sinning, is never forced or coerced. Besides, he never wills or desires anything else than sin, does not rest until and unless he commits evil, is a slave of iniquity, but always a very willing slave. He is always free, only however in this moral sense of the...

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Amram and Jochebed, the parents of Moses, both of the tribe of Levi—why are they mentioned here inHebrews 11? What a difference between all these “heroes” of faith! What deeds of faith are listed of Abraham! And notice what we read in the verses 33-34. But all that we read of Amram and Jochebed is that they hid Moses for three months! One might ask: how can this be considered an act of faith? Is this not the least that one might expect of them?

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“For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that ye through His poverty might be rich.”  II Cor. 8:9 To give, liberally and cheerfully, is possible only by the grace of God. We read in verse 1 of this eighth chapter of II Corinthians: “Moreover, brethren, we do you to wit of the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia.” Paul is speaking here of the churches of Macedonia which, notwithstanding their great affliction and deep poverty, according to verse 2, abounded in their...

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We concluded our preceding article with the remark that, to preserve, we must hold fast that which we have, and this means that we must hold fast to life and doctrine. How important this is, especially in our present day and age when so many cults and other departures from the truth make it increasingly difficult to maintain our calling in the midst of the world. May our churches and especially our homes continue to be true and faithful in this only way to persevere even unto the end, that no man may take our crown. How urgent it is that...

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