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A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

Becoming the “Filth of the World”

"We have been made as the filth of the world . . ." (1 Corinthians 4:13) These words are not an exaggeration. The only reason they may not be true...
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The Compelling Force of the Call

"Woe is me if I do not preach the gospel!" (1 Corinthians 9:16) Paul’s words have to do with our being made servants of Jesus Christ, and our permission is...
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The Call of God

"Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the gospel . . ." (1 Corinthians 1:17) If God were human, how sick and tired He would be of...
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Do You See Your Calling?

". . . separated to the gospel of God. . ." (Romans 1:1) Paul did not say that he separated himself, but “when it pleased God, who separated me ....
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The Dilemma of Obedience

"Samuel was afraid to tell Eli the vision." (1 Samuel 3:15) God never speaks to us in dramatic ways, but in ways that are easy to misunderstand. Then we say,...
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How Could Someone Be So Ignorant!

"Who are You, Lord?" (Acts 26:15) There is no escape when our Lord speaks. He always comes using His authority and taking hold of our understanding. Has the voice of...
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How Could Someone So Persecute Jesus!

"Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?" (Acts 26:14) Are you determined to have your own way in living for God? . . . Stubbornness and self-will will always stab...
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Look Again and Think

"Do not worry about your life . . . " (Matthew 6:25) A warning which needs to be repeated is that “the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of...
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Look Again and Consecrate

"If God so clothes the grass of the field . . . , will He not much more clothe you . . . ?" (Matthew 6:30) Jesus asks us to...
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Leave Room for God

"When it pleased God . . . " (Galatians 1:15) As servants of God, we must learn to make room for Him—to give God “elbow room.” We plan and figure...
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God’s Overpowering Purpose

"I have appeared to you for this purpose . . ." (Acts 26:16) Our Lord said to Paul, in effect, “Your whole life is to be overpowered or subdued by...
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Transformed by Beholding

"We all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image . . ." (2 Corinthians 3:18) The greatest...
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