Trustworthy Wisdom@Work

A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

The Faith to Persevere

"Because you have kept My command to persevere . . ." (Revelation 3:10) Perseverance means more than endurance — more than simply holding on until the end. A saint’s life is in the hands of...
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Building For Eternity

"Which of you, intending to build a tower, does not sit down first and count the cost, whether he has enough to finish it . . ." (Luke 14:28) All that we build is going...
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Liberty and the Standards of Jesus

"Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free . . ." (Galatians 5:1) A spiritually-minded person will never come to you with the demand—”Believe this and that”; a spiritually-minded person...
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Judgment and the Love of God

"The time has come for judgment to begin at the house of God . . ." (1 Peter 4:17) The Christian servant must never forget that salvation is God’s idea, not man’s; therefore, it has...
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Vicarious Intercession

" . . having boldness to enter the Holiest by the blood of Jesus . . ." (Hebrews 10:19) We do not identify ourselves with God’s interests and concerns for others, and we get irritated...
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Vital Intercession

". . . praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit . . ." (Ephesians 6:18) It is impossible for us to have living and vital intercession unless we are perfectly and completely...
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The Patience To Wait for the Vision

"Though it tarries, wait for it . . ." (Habakkuk 2:3) A person who has the vision of God is not devoted to a cause or to any particular issue — he is devoted to...
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Faith — Not Emotion

"We walk by faith, not by sight." (2 Corinthians 5:7) Can we do our work when it seems that God has sealed up heaven? . . . If we continually try to bring back those...
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Spontaneous Love

"Love suffers long and is kind . . ." (1 Corinthians 13:4) The fountains from which love flows are in God, not in us. It is absurd to think that the love of God is...
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Gracious Uncertainty

"I will give your life to you as a prize in all places, wherever you go." (Jeremiah 45:5) Our natural inclination is to be so precise—trying always to forecast accurately what will happen next—that we...
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