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A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

Welcome to My Little Kingdom

king·dom : a realm or sphere in which one thing is dominant The bottom line: Each of our lives is shaped by the war between the kingdom of God and the kingdom of self. [W]e are...
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Our Misgivings About Jesus

"The woman said to Him, ’Sir, You have nothing to draw [water] with, and the well is deep.’" (John 4:11) Our misgivings begin within ourselves when we tell Jesus that our circumstances are just a little...
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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, we...
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The Destitution of Service

". . . though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved." (2 Corinthians 12:15) The institutional church’s idea of a servant of God is not at all like Jesus Christ’s idea. His...
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The Delight of Sacrifice

"I will very gladly spend and be spent for your souls . . ." (2 Corinthians 12:15) Once “the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit,” we deliberately begin...
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Wisdom's Pronouncement to the Foolish

“Because I have called and you refused to listen, have stretched out my hand and no one has heeded, because you have ignored all my counsel and would have none of my reproof, I also will...
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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 we...
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Excellence by the Book - 2 Corinthians 9:8

EXCEL IN EVERY GOOD WORK “And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.” (2 Corinthians...
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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 to...
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“Ask of Me”

More praying, and better praying, is the key to the whole matter. The more time we spend in prayer, and the more preparations we make to meet God, the more we will commune with God through...
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