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Monthly Archives: October 1990

Real Religion

If anyone considers himself religious and yet does not keep a tight rein on his tongue, he deceives himself and his religion is worthless. Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from […]

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The Truth About Prosperity: Redefine Around Shalom

“Not everything that counts can be counted and not all that is counted really counts “ William Cameron Bruce, a 1960s sociologist It was the day before Christmas and I had run to the store for a few last minute groceries. I don’t remember exactly what was on my list […]

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Selective Confrontation

Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs. PROVERBS 10:12 Accountability is a big deal in our society. It’s extremely beneficial to have people in our lives who will come alongside us and call a foul a foul, friends who are courageous enough to tell us when we’ve […]

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He Sees Us

Return to us, O God Almighty! Look down from heaven and see! PSALM 80:14 In 1927, a theoretical physicist named Werner Heisenberg dropped a bomb that shook the scientific community to the core. The aftershocks still rattle us today. In layman’s terms, Heisenberg’s Theory of Uncertainty, as it is called, […]

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Coming to Grips with Authority

Who is like the wise man? Who knows the explanation of things? Wisdom brightens a man’s face and changes its hard appearance. Obey the king’s command, I say because you took an oath before God. Do not be in a hurry to leave the king’s presence. Do not stand up […]

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DRILLING DOWN

Where do you draw the line when it comes to keeping a promise? You probably have no trouble keeping one when it’s convenient, like when it’s something you want to do anyway. But what about when keeping the promise inconveniences you, is something that bores you, or requires a big […]

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Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.—Sam Ewig

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