What a difference there is between “my own righteousness” and “the righteousness which is from God”!

" ... not having my own righteousness, which is from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith" (Philippians 3:9). What a difference there is between "my own righteousness" and "the righteousness which is from God"! When we "stand amazed in the presence of Jesus", we realize that "all our righteousnesses …

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A tremendous and fascinating mystery …

Rudolf Otto spoke about a "tremendous and fascinating mystery." In a great song of praise to the Lord, Mark Altrogge speaks of the greatness of God in a most thought-provoking way: "You are beautiful beyond description, too marvellous for words, too wonderful for comprehension, like nothing ever seen or heard." In God, we see holiness …

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Oh, what a wonderful, wonderful day …

"Now Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law, Jethro, the priest of Midian, and he led his flock to the west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God" (Exodus 3:1). For Moses, it started off like a very ordinary day - looking after sheep! It turned out to be an …

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Praise, my soul, the King of heaven …

“Joseph is a fruitful bough,     a fruitful bough by a spring;     his branches run over the wall. 23 The archers bitterly attacked him,     shot at him, and harassed him severely, 24 yet his bow remained unmoved;     his arms were made agile by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob     (from there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel), 25 by the God of your …

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” .. which He purchased with His own blood” (Acts 20:28)

 "Therefore take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood" (Acts 20:28). As you read this verse from God's Word, note its last few words: " ... which He purchased with His own blood." This is something …

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