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One of the Greatest Needs

One of the Greatest Needsby T. Austin-Sparks One of the greatest needs of our time is to plough our way down through the heavy and tangled growth of Christian doctrines to the virgin soil of spiritual life and reality. A master-stroke of the great subverter, in his purpose to neutralise spiritual effectiveness against his kingdom, […]

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The Cross and Deception

by T. Austin-Sparks The Cross and Deception Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:18-31; 2:1-5. 1 Cor. 1:18: “The word of the cross… is the power of God.” 1 Cor. 1:23,24: “We preach Christ crucified… unto them that are called… Christ the power of God.” 1 Cor. 2:2: “I determined to know nothing among you save Jesus Christ […]

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Christ the Power of God

The kinds of Christians that exist in the world occupy two camps: carnal, and spiritual. I will venture to say that we would all be surprised to find that neither could be found where we would probably think, and doing the things we probably guess. If mind and emotion can not fathom the things of […]

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The Old Cross and the New

By A.W. Tozer All unannounced and mostly undetected there has come in modern times a new cross into popular evangelical circles. It is like the old cross, but different: the likenesses are superficial; the differences, fundamental. From this new cross has sprung a new philosophy of the Christian life, and from that new philosophy has […]