Trustworthy Wisdom@Work

A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

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My Utmost for His Highest

The Habit of Keeping a Clear Conscience

". . . strive to have a conscience without offense toward God and men." (Acts 24:16)Conscience is that ability within me that attaches itself to the highest standard I...
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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 are...
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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 demands...
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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 we...
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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 and...
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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 life...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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What You Will Get

"I will give your life to you as a prize in all places, wherever you go." (Jeremiah 45:5)Are you prepared to let God take you into total oneness with...
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What Do You Want?

"Do you seek great things for yourself?" (Jeremiah 45:5)Are you seeking great things for yourself, instead of seeking to be a great person? . . . If you have...
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The Supreme Climb

"Take now your son . . . and offer him . . . as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you." (Genesis...
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Ready in Season

"Be ready in season and out of season." (2 Timothy 4:2)In other words, we should “be ready” whether we feel like it or not. If we do only what...
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The Warning Against Desiring Spiritual Success

"Do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you . . ." (Luke 10:20)The trap we fall into is extravagantly desiring spiritual success; that is, success...
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Do You Worship The Work?

"We are God’s fellow workers . . ." (1 Corinthians 3:9)The only concern of Christian workers should be their concentration on God. This will mean that all the other...
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The Light That Never Fails

"We all, with unveiled face, beholding . . . the glory of the Lord . . ." (2 Corinthians 3:18)A servant of God must stand so very much alone...
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Don’t Hurt the Lord

"Have I been with you so long, and yet you have not known Me, Philip?" (John 14:9)If all we are asking God to give us is experiences, and the...
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Can a Saint Falsely Accuse God?

"All the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen . . ." (2 Corinthians 1:20)We must never measure our spiritual capacity on the basis of...
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