Monthly Archives: March 1999

Against The Current

So, what next? Once we discover and begin living in the confidence of our unique voices we will inevitably look for direction. We will feel pressure to utilize our voices, to pick a direction and run full-steam. This can be dangerous. As we consider these directions, I am reminded that […]

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The Wise Request

How much better to get wisdom than gold. PROVERBS 16:16 What do you pray for? If you’re like me, your list of requests looks something like this: God’s protection of family members. Financial provision. Traveling safety. The salvation of nonbelieving friends and loved ones. Healing for a sick parent or […]

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The Equipping of God

He chose David his servant and took him from the sheep pens; from tending the sheep he brought him to be the shepherd of his people Jacob, of Israel his inheritance. And David shepherded them with integrity of heart; with skillful hands he led them. PSALM 78:70-72 David must have […]

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God Who Is Able, God Who Is Willing

But when he asks, he must believe and not doubt. JAMES 1:6 We often think our problems are too big or too complex for God. At other times we think that our problems are too trivial for the God of the universe to be concerned about. No matter how enormous […]

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In light of the power of pleasure and our strong desires toward it, consider the following suggested plan for combating the temptations we face: Step 1: Avoid Temptation Mark Twain observed, “There are several good precautions against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.” If you know you are especially susceptible […]

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