Trustworthy Wisdom@Work

A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

The Habit of Having No Habits

"If these things are yours and abound, you will be neither barren nor unfruitful . . ." (2 Peter 1:8)  When we first begin to form a habit, we...
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Love One Another

". . . add to your . . . brotherly kindness love." (2 Peter 1:5, 7)  Love is the loftiest preference of one person for another, and spiritually Jesus...
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Take the Initiative

". . . add to your faith virtue . . ." (2 Peter 1:5)  Add means that we have to do something. We are in danger of forgetting that...
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Reaching Beyond Our Grasp

"Where there is no revelation [or prophetic vision], the people cast off restraint . . ." (Proverbs 29:18)  Wherever there is vision, there is also a life of honesty...
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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...
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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) ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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