Good Attitude

We make a choice every waking moment of our lives. When we awaken in the morning, we choose the attitude that will ultimately guide our thoughts and actions through the day.

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A Phony Prophet

This was no time for Paul to be tolerant or passive. We live in a culture that virtually deifies tolerance. One lady recently said to me with a broad grin, “I love everybody; I even love the devil.” I call that “tolerance gone to seed.”

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Out of the Shadows

Some of you who read these words today could use a little extra hope, especially if you find yourself in a waiting mode. You were once engaged in the action, doing top-priority work on the front lines. No longer.

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Turn Around

“I’ve come to the end of my understanding, and I leave it at that. My very existence is Yours, O God. It’s Yours to unravel the mystery, to track the labyrinthine ways, to handle the profound, to know the reasons behind the inexplicable events of my life.”

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I Am Insignificant

If you take the time to analyze those words, you’ll see that Job has three responses. The first is a response of humility. The second is a response of relief. And the third is a response of surrender. That’s all God wanted to hear.

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Skimming the Surface

Are you seeking to know the depths of God, or are you just skimming the surface? Only you know the answer. Our current culture is so busy we can become proficient at faking it.

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Walk by Faith, Not by Sight

Without Job’s knowing it, a dialogue took place in the invisible world. As the Lord and Satan had their strange encounter, the subject quickly turned to this well-known earthly man. The Lord calls Satan’s attention to Job’s exemplary life.

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Full of Surprises

God was at work in the waiting, filling her thoughts with a plan. When you wait on the Lord, you don’t have to sit in a corner contemplating your navel, or walk around in a daze humming “Sweet Hour of Prayer.”

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I Will Stand

When it comes to touching the heart, few things do it as well as a song or a story. We all know occasions where the right music combined with the right lyrics wooed us or someone we know back to God.

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Watch Your Words

Have you noticed how suffering brings people together? Have you watched how people join forces to respond to disasters? Hardship forces us to grab hands with one another and pull up closer together.

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