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Victory is the normal experience of a Christian; defeat should be the abnormal experience.

    Topics: Christians

The note of hallelujah must never be in short supply in the spirit of the believer.

    Topics: Christians

A Christian should know more about the operation of his spirit than about the activity of his mind.

    Topics: Christians

A spiritual Christian should welcome any burden which the Lord brings his way.

    Topics: Christians

A forgiven sinner is quite different from an ordinary sinner, and a consecrated Christian is quite different from an ordinary Christian.

    Topics: Christians, Consecration

If a Christian remains in a carnal condition long after experiencing new birth, he hinders God's salvation from realizing its full potential and manifestation. Only when he is growing in grace, constantly governed by the spirit, can salvation be wrought in him.

    Topics: Christians, Grace, Carnality

Christians nowadays generally are lacking in two kinds of knowledge: (I) a knowledge of the conditions by which evil spirits work; and (2) a knowledge of the principle of spiritual life.

    Topics: Christians, Knowledge

How many denominate themselves Christians, though the Christianity they embrace is simply a kind of philosophy of life or of ethics, a few articles of truth, or some supernatural manifestations.

    Topics: Christians, Philosophy

Countless are those saints who daily walk by their head and heart. In service we still attempt to move people's mind, emotion and will by our intellect, zeal and effort.

    Topics: Christians

The Bible compares a newly regenerated believer to a baby. The life in his spirit which he newly possesses is as tiny and weak as a baby naturally born. There is nothing wrong with his being a baby as long as he does not remain too great a time in that stage. Every adult must being as a child. But should he persist as such very long, his spirit never progressing beyond what it was when he was first regenerated some years before, then something is drastically wrong.

    Topics: Christians, The Bible

As conscience grows more passive and the evil spirit supplies his guidance, some Christians begin to lower their moral standard - thinking they henceforth live according to a higher life principle, and therefore treat immoral matters as not quite so immoral any more.

    Topics: Conscience, Immorality

If we were more disposed today to mind the voice of conscience we would not be as defeated as we are.

    Topics: Conscience

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