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Risking Success

If a man is centered upon himself, the smallest risk is too great for him, because both success and failure can destroy him. If he is centered upon God, ...


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Giving Critics the Best Answer

Colonel George Washington Goethals, the man responsible for the completion of the Panama Canal, had big problems with the climate and the geography. But ...


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Know Your Strengths

Few of us really know our strengths. The great teachers, and great leaders, recognize strengths and focus on them.


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Bumper-Sticker Religion

The more I think about it, the more I believe that we Christians are a lot like bumper-stickered cars. Some of us behave outrageously in the traffic of ...


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Where's Everyone Going, Anyway?

Hamsters in cages run the rat race. They get in their wheels and run nine thousand miles, but never get anywhere. And it can be like that in the church: ...


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Wholehearted Prayer

So anything that is to be done well ought to occupy the whole man with all his faculties and members. As the saying goes: he who thinks of many things ...


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Distractions

I throw myself down in my chamber, and I call in and invite God and his angels thither, and when they are there, I neglect God and his angels, for the ...


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Can't You Even Spare a Quarter-Hour?

Remarkable as it may seem, even for today's busy-busy Christian, no valid excuse exists for not being a person of daily private prayer. In fact, I ...


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Hung Up on Happiness

An English visitor recently commented about U.S. churches, "You Americans are so concerned about being happy," as if our kingdoms were the focal ...


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Worship, Work, and Play

Worship is the full commitment of one's life to God. But we have made our work the primary dimension of our lives, so it is little wonder that we ...


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