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Monthly Archives: July 1994

Sitting on the Balance

Lowborn men are but a breath, the highborn are but a lie; if weighed on a balance, they are nothing; together they are only a breath. PSALM 62:9 Some people are born to money. Others are born to poverty. Some think they are born to poverty; then they see a […]

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What Is Prosperity, Anyway?

When I look up the word “prosperity” in the dictionary I find it defined as a state of being prosperous. Well, that’s not very helpful. What does prosperous mean? The Latin meaning behind the word “prosperous” defines it a little bit better: “doing well. So, if I’m prosperous then I’m […]

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There’s harmony and inner peace to be found in following a moral compass that always points in the same direction regardless of fashion or trend.—Ted Koppel

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The Wise and Otherwise (Part One)

Who is wise and understanding among you? JAMES 3:13 What is wisdom? Is it the ability to think on your feet, answer clever riddles, and handle hard questions? Is it being street-smart? Is it being able to read people easily? Is it raw intelligence or academic book knowledge? Is it […]

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Not without Permission (Part One)

The LORD said to Satan, “Very well, then, everything he has is in your hands, but on the man himself do not lay a finger.” JOB 1:12 If God is not in control of everything—both the good and the bad—then we’re in big trouble. Thankfully, the Book of Job helps […]

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The Reality of Mortality

Man’s fate is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both. ECCLESIASTES 3:19 When God created the world, He left behind clues everywhere about His identity as the Creator and our identity as the creation. Since time began, God has been concerned that we not get those […]

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DRILLING DOWN

Deion Sanders, the well-known pro baseball and pro football star turned broadcaster, spoke about pleasure in his autobiography, Power, Money, and Sex: How Success Almost Ruined My Life. Deion is a man who has everything and has accomplished things most people don’t even dream about. He is the only person […]

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