Trustworthy Wisdom@Work

A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

Direction of Focus

"Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their masters…, so our eyes look to the Lord our God…" (Psalm 123:2) This verse is a description of total reliance on God. Just as...
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The Distraction of Contempt

"Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy on us! For we are exceedingly filled with contempt." (Psalm 123:3) Beware of “the cares of this world…” (Mark 4:19). They are the very things that produce the...
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Shallow and Profound

"Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God." (1 Corinthians 10:31) Beware of allowing yourself to think that the shallow aspects of life are not ordained by God;...
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It is Finished!

"I have finished the work which You have given Me to do." (John 17:4) Never build your case for forgiveness on the idea that God is our Father and He will forgive us because He loves...
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The Forgiveness of God

"In Him we have…the forgiveness of sins…" (Ephesians 1:7) Beware of the pleasant view of the fatherhood of God: God is so kind and loving that of course He will forgive us. That thought, based solely...
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When He Has Come

"When He has come, He will convict the world of sin…" (John 16:8) Very few of us know anything about conviction of sin. We know the experience of being disturbed because we have done wrong things....
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Winning into Freedom

"If the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed." (John 8:36) If there is even a trace of individual self-satisfaction left in us, it always says, “I can’t surrender,” or “I can’t be free.”...
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The Eternal Goal

"By Myself I have sworn, says the Lord, because you have done this thing…I will bless you…" (Genesis 22:16-17) God will never be real to me until I come face to face with Him in Jesus...
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Still Human!

"…whatever you do, do all to the glory of God." (1 Corinthians 10:31) We want to be able to say, “Oh, I have had a wonderful call from God!” But to do even the most humbling...
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What Is That to You?

"Peter…said to Jesus, ‘But Lord, what about this man?’ Jesus said to him, ‘…what is that to you? You follow Me.’" (John 21:21-22) One of the hardest lessons to learn comes from our stubborn refusal to...
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