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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 turn...
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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 ease,...
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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 do...
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Wisdom by the Book - Proverbs 1:5–6

WISDOM COMES BY LISTENING “Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance, to understand a proverb and a saying, the words of the wise and their riddles.” (Proverbs 1:5–6,...
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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 from...
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Assignment: Babylon

Our God of infinite variety uses many means of positioning His people. . . We who love God are positioned not according to human design, nor simply as a result of our own efforts to arrange...
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The Discipline of Hearing

 "Whatever I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; and what you hear in the ear, preach on the housetops." (Matthew 10:27) Sometimes God puts us through the experience and discipline of darkness to...
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Success by the Book - Genesis 39:2–3

PARTNERSHIP WITH GOD YIELDS SUCCESS “The LORD was with Joseph, and he became a successful man, and he was in the house of his Egyptian master. His master saw that the LORD was with him and...
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The Devotion of Hearing

"Samuel answered, ‘Speak, for Your servant hears’" (1 Samuel 3:10) The goal of my spiritual life is such close identification with Jesus Christ that I will always hear God and know that God always hears me...
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A Total Disaster

au·ton·o·my : the quality or state of being independent, free, and self-directed The bottom line: Since sin has damaged everything, God calls us to be concerned about everything. When Adam and Eve forsook God-centered transcendence for...
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