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The Determination to Serve

"The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve . . ." (Matthew 20:28) If our devotion is to the cause of humanity, we will be quickly defeated and broken-hearted, since...
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The Discipline of Spiritual Perseverance

"Be still, and know that I am God . . ." (Psalm 46:10) Perseverance is more than endurance. It is endurance combined with absolute assurance and certainty that what we are looking for is going...
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Management by the Book - Luke 12:42

TRAITS OF A FAITHFUL & WISE MANAGER And the Lord said, “Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom his master will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at...
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Do You Really Love Him?

"She has done a good work for Me." (Mark 14:6) If what we call love doesn’t take us beyond ourselves, it is not really love. If we have the idea that love is characterized as...
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The Force That Shapes the World (2)

“ Ask of Me . That is the condition—God desires a praying people, willing and obedient. Under this universal and simple promise, men and women of old laid themselves out before God. They prayed, and...
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Taking the Initiative Against Daydreaming

"Arise, let us go from here." (John 14:31) Daydreaming about something in order to do it properly is right, but daydreaming about it when we should be doing it is wrong. . . When our...
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Leadership by the Book - Romans 12:6-8

LEAD WITH DILIGENCE “Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: ... the one who leads, with zeal...” (Romans 12:6–8, ESV) “According to the grace given to us,...
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Taking the Initiative Against Drudgery

"Arise, shine . . ." (Isaiah 60:1) When it comes to taking the initiative against drudgery, we have to take the first step as though there were no God. There is no point in waiting...
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Taking the Initiative Against Despair

"Rise, let us be going." (Matthew 26:46) The sense of having done something irreversible tends to make us despair. We say, “Well, it’s all over and ruined now; what’s the point in trying anymore.” If...
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Wisdom's Pledge to the Foolish

“If you turn at my reproof, behold, I will pour out my spirit to you; I will make my words known to you... but whoever listens to me will dwell secure and will be at...
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