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Monthly Archives: October 1999

Great Projects

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I undertook great projects. ECCLESIASTES 2:4 If wisdom and pleasure don’t yield the fulfillment we are looking for, then maybe what we ought to do is engage in really hard work. If we immerse ourselves in our careers—if we launch great projects and build houses and plant fields—maybe then we […]

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Our Confession

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Give thanks to the LORD for he is good. His love endures forever. PSALM 136:1 “Give thanks” is more appropriately translated “confess” or “acknowledge.” The concept of confession brings to mind the movies and TV shows that have cops trying to coerce a confession out of a suspect in a […]

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A Leader at the Crossroads

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Change comes to all organizations. Leaders have the responsibility to try to look around the corner and prepare their business or nonprofit for what may lie ahead. In other words, they need to strategize, establishing a general plan of action for the organization based to a disconcerting degree on subjective […]

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Patient Ambition

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Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him; do not fret when men succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes. PSALM 37:7 If you are a follower of Christ and you are ambitious, then you have to walk a tightrope that takes an intentional […]

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Finding God (Part Two)

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The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul. PSALM 19:7 What does God’s law tell us about God? Answering this helps us understand where we are putting our faith each morning as we pack up our briefcases and head into our work worlds. The second section of Psalm […]

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Get in the Game

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Whoever digs a pit may fall into it . . . whoever splits logs may be endangered by them. ECCLESIASTES 10:8, 9 Everything we do in life has some element of risk. Every day we face risks—in relationships, in the stock market, in our next big decisions. Sometimes we face […]

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Going before the Judge

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For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me. PSALM 51:3 Who holds you accountable at work and in life? And, of equal importance, how do you respond when you are held accountable? One of David’s primary accountability partners was the prophet Nathan. When David sank to […]

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