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The First Soil of the Heart: The Great Robbery

Hear then the parable of the sower. When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what has been sown in his heart. This is the one on whom … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Sower and the Seed: The Four Conditions of the Heart

Some of the greatest truths ever revealed about the heart are contained in the Parable of the Sower and the Seed. This parable is an illustration of how to build the kingdom of God in our hearts and produce an … Continue reading

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A Thief in A Parking Lot

By Carter Conlan Very early one morning many years ago when I was a young police officer, I received a call that an alarm had gone off at a local dentist’s office. I was the only officer to respond to … Continue reading

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The Third Gateway to the Heart: the Thoughts-Part 6: The Spiritual War Cry: Lead Captive Every Thought to Christ!

The last and great truth of how to tear down strongholds in our hearts is in 2 Corinthians 10:5. This verse shines like a diamond concerning the daily battle in our thought life. We must always ask: where are our … Continue reading

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The Third Gateway to the Heart: The Thoughts-Part 4: Pleasing God with our Thought Life

Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and … Continue reading

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Quiet Time: The Critical Importance of Spending Time with God

Quiet Time (“QT”): Aka “Daily Devotions”, “Personal Devotions,” “The Morning Watch” – This term describes the practice of having a daily appointment with the Lord, a regular period of communion with God through Bible study, meditation and prayer (e.g., see … Continue reading

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The Perfect Heart

The great English clergyman John Flavel, in His wonderful work Keeping the Heart, wrote, “The greatest difficulty in conversion, is to win the heart to God; and the greatest difficulty after conversion, is to keep the heart with God … The … Continue reading

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