Trustworthy Wisdom@Work

A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

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My Utmost for His Highest

The Place of Exaltation

". . . Jesus took . . . them up on a high mountain apart by themselves . . ." (Mark 9:2)The true test of our spiritual life is...
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The Assigning of the Call

"I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ, for the sake of His body, which...
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The Awareness of the Call

". . . for necessity is laid upon me; yes, woe is me if I do not preach the gospel!" (1 Corinthians 9:16)At any moment the sudden awareness of...
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The “Go” of Unconditional Identification

"Jesus . . . said to him, ’One thing you lack: Go your way, sell whatever you have and give to the poor . . . and come, take...
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The “Go” of Renunciation

". . . someone said to Him, ’Lord, I will follow You wherever You go.’" (Luke 9:57)Our Lord’s answers were not based on some whim or impulsive thought, but...
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The “Go” of Reconciliation

"If you . . . remember that your brother has something against you . . ." (Matthew 5:23)If something is brought to your conscious mind by the Spirit of...
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The “Go” of Relationship

"Whoever compels you to go one mile, go with him two." (Matthew 5:41)Our Lord’s teaching can be summed up in this: the relationship that He demands for us is...
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The “Go” of Preparation

"If you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way....
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The Missionary’s Goal

"He . . . said to them, ’Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem . . . ’" (Luke 18:31)In our natural life our ambitions change as we grow,...
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The Missionary’s Master and Teacher

"You call Me Teacher and Lord, and you say well, for so I am . . . I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master...
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The Missionary’s Predestined Purpose

"Now the Lord says, who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant . . ." (Isaiah 49:5)The first thing that happens after we recognize our election by...
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The Divine Commandment of Life

". . . be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect." (Matthew 5:48)Our Lord’s exhortation to us in Matthew 5:38-48 is to be generous in our behavior...
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Are You Going on With Jesus?

"You are those who have continued with Me in My trials." (Luke 22:28)The temptations of Jesus continued throughout His earthly life, and they will continue throughout the life of...
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His Temptation and Ours

"We do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin." (Hebrews 4:15)The temptations of...
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Is There Good in Temptation?

"No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man . . ." (1 Corinthians 10:13)Temptation itself is not sin; it is something we are bound to...
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Praying to God in Secret

"When you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place . . ." (Matthew 6:6)The...
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What To Renounce

"We have renounced the hidden things of shame . . ." (2 Corinthians 4:2)Have you “renounced the hidden things of shame” in your life — the things that your...
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Arguments or Obedience

". . . the simplicity that is in Christ." (2 Corinthians 11:3)You cannot think through spiritual confusion to make things clear; to make things clear, you must obey. ....
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After Surrender — Then What?

"I have finished the work which You have given Me to do." (John 17:4)True surrender is not simply surrender of our external life but surrender of our will —...
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Going Through Spiritual Confusion

"Jesus answered and said, ’You do not know what you ask’." (Matthew 20:22)There are times in your spiritual life when there is confusion, and the way out of it...
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Missionary Weapons (2)

"If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet." (John 13:14)Ministering in Everyday Opportunities that surround us does not...
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Missionary Weapons (1)

"When you were under the fig tree, I saw you." (John 1:48)Worshiping in Everyday Occasions. If you are not doing the task that is closest to you now, which...
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Do It Yourself (2)

". . . bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ . . ." (2 Corinthians 10:5)Determinedly Discipline Other Things. This is another difficult aspect of the...
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Do It Yourself (1)

". . . casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God . . ." (2 Corinthians 10:5)Determinedly Demolish Some Things. Deliverance from...
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