Monthly Archives: February 1992

Who Owns You?

Let the redeemed of the LORD say this—those he redeemed from the hand of the foe. PSALM 107:2 You have a new owner. You have been sold, purchased by the Master. The title has been transferred, and all rights have been assigned. God owns you now, completely. He has the […]

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1. I must rein in my own appetites and desires to make sure they don’t block the path to focusing on others. 2. Pleasure can tarnish even the shiniest example of ethics. 3. Pleasure operates like a lure to a fish to snag us then tugs us away from our […]

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The Present-Tense Nature of Life

Do not say “Why were the old days better than these?” For it is not wise to ask such questions. ECCLESIASTES 7:10 Whatever happened to the good old days? We may have uttered this timeless question ourselves, and we certainly have heard old-timers ask it with a certain sense of […]

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Retrieving the Wandering Brother

My brothers, if one of you should wander from the truth and someone should bring him back, remember this: Whoever turns a sinner from the error of his way will save him from death and cover over a multitude of sins. JAMES 5:19-20 Anyone can wander from the truth. It […]

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Joyful, Joyful!

Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth. Worship the LORD with gladness; come before him with joyful songs. PSALM 100:1-2 Someone once said, “You cannot share the good news if you are the bad news.” Religious people can be the most sour and pious people on the earth. […]

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