The Power of God

Any farmer can get a good crop out of good soil; but God is the farmer who can grow cedars on rocks, who can not only put the hyssop upon the wall, but put the oak there too, and make the greatest faith spring up in the most unlikely place.

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With All Boldness

“And Paul dwelt two whole years in his own hired house, and received all that came in unto him, preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, no man forbidding him.” —Acts 28:30, 31

Incarceration and chains did not keep Paul from preaching God’s kingdom and teaching others about Jesus Christ. In fact, while he was under guard, in chains, and dwelling in his own hired house, he was able to preach the kingdom of God with all confidence; that is with freedom and all boldness. Neither his situation nor his circumstances would dictate his passion in Christ and his actions for Christ.

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A Thing of Power

“The gospel is to the true believer a thing of power. It is Christ the power of God. Ay, there is power in God’s gospel beyond all description…. Is there power, sir? Ay, there is power, and he who has felt it must acknowledge it…. I have felt it here, in this heart; I have the witness of the Spirit within, and know that it is a thing of might, because it has conquered me; it has bowed me down.”

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