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discipline

Lies About You

Jerusalem was rife with drama as the Man was brought before the authorities.  False accusations and lies were thrust at Him, “But Jesus kept silent.” ————————————————————————– Defending one’s self has become somewhat of a right. Much of the time our words are used to create, correct, or restore our own public image.  It can be [...]

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When Your Strength Doesn’t Matter

The Philistines sought to find Samson’s strength, but their victory was assured when they exploited his weakness (Judges 16). It’s wonderful to recognize our strengths.   But when we begin to think that we are invincible because of them, we enter dangerous territory unless we are wide-awake to our weaknesses. After we are alert to [...]

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Demosthenes Put Rocks in His Mouth. Should You?

What does it mean to discipline one’s self? It is an interesting relationship. Few people confess that they need to be brighter or more full of common sense, but there are very few who don’t confess a need for greater self-discipline. Demosthenes (a contemporary of Aristotle) is said to have practiced speaking with pebbles in [...]

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4 Lethal Enemies to Effective Decision-making

Whether you are contemplating an extreme course adjustment that effects the rest of your life, or you are just thinking about what to do today, you are involved in the process of decision-making. The satisfied soul, a clear mind, clean hands, and a pure heart will give you the best atmosphere to hear and do [...]

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The Fearlessness of Divine Trust

God, fully-aware that He had created man in an environment already occupied by his enemy, never warned Adam that the serpent was coming to deceive Eve. Could it be that He had trusted Adam to do the right thing? There’s an awesome fearlessness in this trust that we see again thousands of years later in [...]

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