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The Discipline of Dismay

"As they followed they were afraid." (Mark 10:32) At the beginning of our life with Jesus Christ, we were sure we knew all there was to know about following Him. It was a delight to forsake...
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The Daily Grind

Our daily work serves as one of God’s major tools for cultivating and nurturing the life of Christ within us. While we may be eager to have our work used in changing the lives of others,...
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Yielding

". . . you are that one’s slaves whom you obey . . ." (Romans 6:16) The first thing I must be willing to admit when I begin to examine what controls and dominates me is...
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Discipline by the Book - Proverbs 12:1

WELCOME DISCIPLINE “Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.” (Proverbs 12:1, ESV) “Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but one who hates correction is stupid.” (Proverbs 12:1, HCSB) “Whoever loves discipline loves...
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God’s Total Surrender to Us

"For God so loved the world that He gave . . ." (John 3:16) As I am caught up into total surrender to God, I become thrilled with something infinitely greater than myself. . . If...
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Discovering Your Civilization

civ·i·li·za·tion : a type of culture or society developed at a particular time and place The bottom line: you and I are always being civilized or civilizing others into the culture of some kind of kingdom....
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Total Surrender

"Peter began to say to Him, ’See, we have left all and followed You’." (Mark 10:28) Genuine total surrender is a personal sovereign preference for Jesus Christ Himself. Where does Jesus Christ figure in when we...
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Business by the Book - Exodus 39:42–43

FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS “According to all that the LORD had commanded Moses, so the people of Israel had done all the work. And Moses saw all the work, and behold, they had done it; as the LORD...
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Obedience to the “Heavenly Vision”

"I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision." (Acts 26:19) If we lose “the heavenly vision” God has given us, we alone are responsible — not God. We lose the vision because of our own lack...
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Being an Example of His Message

"Preach the word!" (2 Timothy 4:2) We are not saved only to be instruments for God, but to be His sons and daughters. He does not turn us into spiritual agents but into spiritual messengers, and...
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