Category Archives: Wisdom

Why study God?

Seven reasons for the study of God Continue reading

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Who is God?

God a living, personal, invisible Spirit, who is infinite, eternal and unchanging – existing in three persons Father, son, and Holy Spirit. God is sovereign overall and through Him all things have their origin, support, and consummation. Continue reading

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Take a closer look at 21 subjects!

An in-depth look at 21 subjects. Continue reading

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The life-giving power of God’s Spirit

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
“The Gospel, the Spirit, and Community”?Play Audio! The same Spirit who placed us in the Church (I Corinthians 12:12-13), dwells in each believer (I Corinthians 6:19-20) and transforms us into the image of Christ (II Corinthians…

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How could I kill my father?

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
Charlie, a seventy-year-old man who lived in an upscale retirement community, asked if he could talk with me. When we met, he told me his childhood story of repeatedly thinking about ways he could kill his…

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Deeply acquainted with your death

Are you dancing lightly on the surface of the earth and ready to leave at a moment’s notice? Continue reading

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The outcome of our suffering

Sometimes we are not sure of all the purposes involved in our suffering. I am encouraged by the hope that the outcome would be a display of… Continue reading

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Wisdom for trials and suffering

“He knows the way he takes,” even if for the moment we do not. Perhaps God is preparing us for forms of service of which at present we have no inkling. Continue reading

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Go easy on me

Looking back, I see ways I should have gone easier on others by better understanding painful parts of their past. I think we call this showing mercy and God provides the best example for us. Continue reading

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The universe is your sphere of operation

“…the church does not worship tribal or industry gods, but rather ‘the fullness of him who fills all in all.’ ‘Do I not fill heaven and earth?’ declares the Lord.” “If your master is master of the whole universe, then … Continue reading

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