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A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

Becoming the “Filth of the World”

"We have been made as the filth of the world . . ." (1 Corinthians 4:13) These words are not an exaggeration. The only reason they may not be true of ...
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Wisdom's Warning to the Greedy

“For in vain is a net spread in the sight of any bird, but these men lie in wait for their own blood; they set an ambush for their own lives. Such are...
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The Compelling Force of the Call

"Woe is me if I do not preach the gospel!" (1 Corinthians 9:16) Paul’s words have to do with our being made servants of Jesus Christ, and our permissi...
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Excellence by the Book - 2 Corinthians 8:7

STRIVE TO EXCEL IN EVERYTHING “But as you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in all earnestness, and in our love for you—see that ...
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The Call of God

"Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the gospel . . ." (1 Corinthians 1:17) If God were human, how sick and tired He would be of the cons...
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No One Can Serve Two Masters

“No one can serve two masters,” Jesus said, “for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will hold to one and despise the other” (Matthe...
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Do You See Your Calling?

". . . separated to the gospel of God. . ." (Romans 1:1) Paul did not say that he separated himself, but “when it pleased God, who separated me . . .”...
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Discipline by the Book - Proverbs 3:11–12

WELCOME THE LORD'S DISCIPLINE “My son, do not despise the LORD’s discipline or be weary of his reproof, for the LORD reproves him whom he loves, as a ...
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The Dilemma of Obedience

"Samuel was afraid to tell Eli the vision." (1 Samuel 3:15) God never speaks to us in dramatic ways, but in ways that are easy to misunderstand. Then ...
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More or Less?

pre·tense : a false appearance or action intended to deceive The bottom line: Sin causes us to talk about more, but to settle for less. We are all cap...
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