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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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Taking the Initiative Against Depression

"Arise and eat." (1 Kings 19:5) When the Spirit of God comes to us, He does not give us glorious visions, but He tells us to do the most ordinary things imaginable. Depression tends to...
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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...
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The Inspiration of Spiritual Initiative

"Arise from the dead . . ." (Ephesians 5:14) We all have many dreams and aspirations when we are young, but sooner or later we realize we have no power to accomplish them. We cannot...
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Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

"None of us lives to himself . . ." (Romans 14:7) Has it ever dawned on you that you are responsible spiritually to God for other people? For instance, if I allow any turning away...
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Discipline by the Book - Proverbs 6:23

DISCIPLINE - THE WAY OF LIFE “For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching a light, and the reproofs of discipline are the way of life,” (Proverbs 6:23, ESV) “For a command is a...
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