Author Archives: Wisdomforlife

About Wisdomforlife

Just another worker in God's field.

An unnerving but amazing truth

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Imagine religious leaders who “shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces” (Matthew 23:13). Jesus said to such leaders, “You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let those enter who are trying…

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Top 12 posts of Wisdomforlife

Top 12 posts from my blog… Continue reading

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Wealth and honor come from you

The Psalmist offered needed perspective on wealth and honor, “Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the powerand the glory and the majesty and the splendor,for everything in heaven and earth is yours.Yours, O Lord, is the kingdom;you are exalted as head over all.Wealth … Continue reading

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Is there a place for cynicism?

Before allowing cynicism to control us, we should understand what it is and what it can and cannot deliver. Continue reading

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Victory over bitterness and despair

Joseph’s story teaches us how to protect our hearts from the poison of bitterness and the prison of despair. Continue reading

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What about Cain?

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When considering the effects of Adam’s sin on humanity, it seems reasonable to look closely at?the children of Adam. For all that has been written about the fall of humanity, very little is focused on Cain.…

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10 tests for personal inventory

A question and Scripture are offered with each one for deeper reflection. Continue reading

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The life-giving power of God’s Spirit

We cannot fully appreciate what it means to “walk according to the Spirit” without an adequate understanding of the contrast of “walking according to the flesh.” Continue reading

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A strange question

Five reasons people don’t want to be well. Continue reading

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A story behind your story

The way we communicate, resolve conflict, process anger, and many other essential parts of life are shaped by your story. Continue reading

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