Trustworthy Wisdom@Work

A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

The Jesus Focus

fo·cus : a central point, as of attraction, attention, or activity The bottom line: at street level, big kingdom living is Jesus-focused living. Sin has given all of us a tendency to live in a...
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Welcome to Your Death

dis·ci·ple : one who adheres to the teaching of another and imitates his example The bottom line: in calling us to die, Christ is actually rescuing us from death and giving us real life. The...
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In the Center of It All

pre·em·i·nent : superior to or notable above all others, greatest in importance The bottom line: big kingdom living means living with Christ at the center of everything I think, desire, say, and do. In the...
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The Shrink Dynamic

dy·nam·ic : an interactive system or process, characterized by action or forcefulness The bottom line: sin causes all of us to shrink the size of our lives to the size of our lives. The DNA...
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The Costume Kingdom

mas·quer·ade : to pretend to be someone or something that you are not The bottom line: the most dangerous thing about the kingdom of self is how easily it masquerades as the kingdom of God....
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Discovering Your Civilization

civ·i·li·za·tion : a type of culture or society developed at a particular time and place The bottom line: you and I are always being civilized or civilizing others into the culture of some kind of...
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Welcome to My Little Kingdom

king·dom : a realm or sphere in which one thing is dominant The bottom line: Each of our lives is shaped by the war between the kingdom of God and the kingdom of self. [W]e...
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A Total Disaster

au·ton·o·my : the quality or state of being independent, free, and self-directed The bottom line: Since sin has damaged everything, God calls us to be concerned about everything. When Adam and Eve forsook God-centered transcendence...
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More or Less?

pre·tense : a false appearance or action intended to deceive The bottom line: Sin causes us to talk about more, but to settle for less. We are all capable of fighting for what has little...
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A Quest for More

tran·scen·dence : the state of being beyond and outside of the ordinary range of human experience The bottom line: You were created to be part of something big. Have you ever dreamed that somehow, some...
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