Monthly Archives: January 1999

Beyond Self-Help

Out of the depths I cry to you, O LORD. PSALM 130:1 Self-help has never been bigger in our culture. Every year, we spend countless millions of dollars on self-improvement conferences, books, tapes, and videos. Psychology has become our national religion. And there does not seem to be any end […]

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You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do.—Henry Ford How we live, rather than how we talk or how we dream, reflects our priorities. You can talk all you want, but when it comes down to it, it’s what you do that matters. Say you have two […]

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Measuring Your Words

May the LORD cut off all flattering lips and every boastful tongue. PSALM 12:3 There’s no questioning the importance God puts on the spoken word. After all, He spoke into existence the universe and everything in it (Genesis 1). And “the Word” is one of the names God uses for […]

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Praise at Work

Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King. PSALM 149:2 Sometimes we just need to celebrate! We need to throw a party with balloons, confetti, streamers, singing, and dancing. It is a great way to enjoy success or to honor someone’s accomplishments. […]

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The Cry of Our Hearts

I cry out to God Most High. PSALM 57:2 It’s a common question: How can a follower of Jesus survive in a work environment that is filled with nonbelievers? There are all sorts of settings that are hostile to people who acknowledge their faith in Jesus. The hostility can come […]

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