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Man Is Born To Trouble

…as the sparks fly upward! “No one should be shaken by these afflictions; for you yourselves know that we are appointed to this.” 1 Thessalonians 3:3 Man is born to trouble—as the sparks fly upward. Affliction does not comes not forth from the dust—neither does trouble spring out of the ground. Trouble is the natural …

Cast All Your Worries on Him

One great part of the work of the Holy Spirit in the heart is to empty us, strip us of self, lead us to feel our own weakness, and bring us as poor sinners to look to Jesus alone, as our wisdom, righteousness, sanctification, and redemption. And just in proportion as we feel our need …

The Work Of The Holy Spirit

“Our gospel came to you not simply with words — but also with power, with the Holy Spirit and with deep conviction.” 1 Thessalonians 1:5 “We have,” said one pastor, “the gospel regularly preached, the prayer meetings are continued, the church is in peace — but very few souls are converted to God! What does …