Monthly Archives: May 1994

Deflecting Anger

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. PROVERBS 15:1 Gentleness is not a character trait our society holds in very high esteem. Instead, the forceful personalities who face down any challenge and say exactly what’s on their minds are admired and looked to as […]

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Promises Made, Promises Kept

When you make a vow to God, do not delay in fulfilling it. ECCLESIASTES 5:4 It is one thing to thank God, to ask Him for something, or to praise Him for His love. Even in those times we should proceed with caution—with fewer words than with many words. But […]

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Work with Your Head, Not Just Your Strength

I also saw under the sun this example of wisdom that greatly impressed me: There was once a small city with only a few people in it. And a powerful king came against it, surrounded it and built huge siegeworks against it. Now there lived in that city a man […]

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The Work of God (Part Two)

He provided redemption for his people; he ordained his covenant forever—holy and awesome is his name. PSALM 111:9 It is the nature of God’s work—its completeness, beauty, and power—that brings about the purpose of His work: redemption. The chasm between Creator and creation requires a bridge. And so we see […]

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Summarizing Principles

1. There are some gestures and behaviors that translate to all people in all cultures. 2. Any of us can make the Power of One personally applicable and immediately practical by adopting the Golden Accessories. 3. Not a day goes by that we can’t upgrade our Power of One influence.

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