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Discipline and Abundance

Discipline begets abundance. Abundance, unless we use utmost care, destroys discipline. Discipline in its fall pulls down with it abundance.


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God Will Not Be Put Off

The Word of God is demanding. It demands a stretch of time in our day--even though it be a very modest one--in which it is our only companion. ... God ...


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Freedom Is Not Autonomy

I particularly like to warn my American audiences about this. Freedom is not the same thing as autonomy. Freedom does not mean I am a law unto myself. ...


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Love Is Self-Giving

Buddha once said "If one person conquers in battle a thousand times a thousand, and another conquers himself, he who conquers himself is the greatest ...


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No Loose Strings

We must face the fact that many today are notoriously careless in their living. This attitude finds its way into the church. We have liberty, we have ...


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Discipline Refines Talent

Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.


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No Freedom without Discipline

Freedom and discipline have come to be regarded as mutually exclusive, when in fact freedom is not at all the opposite, but the final reward, of discipline. ...


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Following Gifts Isn't Always Easy

Some people have the notion that following your spiritual gifts is spending the days and years of your life doing only those things which come naturally, ...


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Good Advice

All the good maxims have been written. It only remains to put them into practice.


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The Ascetic Life

Self-denial of all kinds is the very life and soul of piety.


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