Trustworthy Wisdom@Work

A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

The Strictest Discipline

"If your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and cast it from you; for it is more profitable for you that one of your members perish, than for your whole body to be...
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Held by the Grip of God

"I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me." (Philippians 3:12) Never choose to be a worker for God, but once God has placed His...
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The Overshadowing of God’s Personal Deliverance

". . . I am with you to deliver you,’ says the Lord." (Jeremiah 1:8) Wherever God sends us, He will guard our lives. Our personal property and possessions are to be a matter of indifference...
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Drawing on the Grace of God — Now

"We . . . plead with you not to receive the grace of God in vain." (2 Corinthians 6:1) Grace is the overflowing favor of God, and you can always count on it being available to...
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Receiving Yourself in the Fires of Sorrow

". . . what shall I say? ’Father, save Me from this hour’? But for this purpose I came to this hour. ’Father, glorify Your name’." (John 12:27-28) As a saint of God, my attitude toward...
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Reconciling Yourself to the Fact of Sin

"This is your hour, and the power of darkness." (Luke 22:53) Not being reconciled to the fact of sin — not recognizing it and refusing to deal with it — produces all the disasters in life....
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Acquainted with Grief

"He is . . . a Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief." (Isaiah 53:3) We are not “acquainted with grief” in the same way our Lord was acquainted with it. We endure it and live...
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The Unchanging Law of Judgment

"With what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you." (Matthew 7:2) Whatever judgment you give will be the very way you are judged....
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The Ministry of the Inner Life

"You are . . . a royal priesthood . . ." (1 Peter 2:9) Are we prepared to purposely disregard ourselves and to launch out into the priestly work of prayer? The continual inner-searching we do...
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Have You Come to “When” Yet?

"The Lord restored Job’s losses when he prayed for his friends." (Job 42:10) I cannot make myself right with God; I cannot make my life perfect. I can only be right with God if I accept...
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