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The Gift of Freedom

The greatest gift which God in His bounty bestowed in creating, and the most conformed to His own goodness, and that which He prizes the most, was the ...


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Doing It Our Way

We need, all of us, to be in control of our lives, and we shrink them until they're small and mean enough so that we can feel in control.


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Accept Wise Counsel

I have heard often that it is safer to accept counsel than to give it. It can even happen that each one's opinion is good, but to be unwilling to ...


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Universal Obedience

If God be God over us, we must yield him universal obedience in all things. He must not be over us in one thing, and under us in another, but he must ...


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Submitting to the Divine Will

O Lord, grant that I may do thy will as if it were my will; so that thou mayest do my will as if it were thy will.


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A Humble Prayer

Lord, I know not what I ought to ask of thee; thou only knowest what I need. ... I open my heart to thee. Behold my needs which I know not myself. Smite, ...


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Doing Instead of Being

Busyness is the enemy of spirituality. It is essentially laziness. It is doing the easy thing instead of the hard thing. It is filling our time with our ...


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Whose Will?

It is difficult to be honest about the choices we make. Rather than "I decided to ..." we say, "God directed me to..." When things ...


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The Principle of Hell

The one principle of hell is "I am my own!"


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When a Promise Is Broken

When I took the job as head football coach at the University of Colorado in 1982, I made a solemn promise: I told everybody that with me, God was first, ...


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