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Morning Devotion: Firing blanks

“To acquire wisdom is to love yourself;
people who cherish understanding will prosper.”
Are these words from Confucius?
Ghandi?
Will Rogers?
Nope. They’re from a guy who knew a thing or two about wisdom.
A guy named Solomon. (Proverbs 19:8)
Do yourself a huge favor and seek wisdom.
The alternative is like going into a gun battle without bullets — it won’t go […]

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You learn this early in your driving life as a teenager — if you don’t keep your eyes on the road, bad things happen.
Or you don’t keep your hands on the wheel, bad things happen.
It doesn’t matter how good of a knee driver you think you are, trusting your knee to keep you safe for […]

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Morning Devotion: Poison

Gossip is poison.
Please don’t drink it.
Here’s a 3,000-year-old principle to protect us from imbibing in such caustic potions.
“The first to speak in court sounds right—
until the cross-examination begins.” (Proverbs 18:17)
When somebody starts bad-mouthing another, make sure you check the facts and then challenge the gossiper to do the same.
It’s the right thing to do.
As always, […]

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Morning Devotion: Prospering 24/7

This metaphor of a good life is so attractive… I want to see my life represented by this word picture. Perhaps you do, too.
“They are like trees planted along the riverbank,
bearing fruit each season.
Their leaves never wither,
and they prosper in all they do.”
So how can Psalm 1:3 become true in your life […]

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I’ve noticed in life that some people appearing to lack inner peace are the most prone toward trying to impress others.
It seems that they’ve embraced the fallacy that impressive or dramatic external actions are the key to unlocking the inner door to a restful heart.
But there’s a big problem with the lie that external merit […]

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