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No greater compliment can be given than this one:  “When I am with that person, it’s like I’m in the presence of Jesus Himself.”

From 2 Corinthians 8:21:  “For we intend to do what is right not only in the Lord’s sight but also in the sight of others.”

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If you want to be a person with a large vision, you must cultivate the habit of doing the little things well.  That’s when God puts iron in your bones.

From Luke 16:10:  “Whoever is faithful in a very little is faithful also in much; and whoever is dishonest in a very little is dishonest also in much.”

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I honestly believe that “forgetting” is the hardest part of “forgiving.”  Forgetting is something shared with no other person.  It’s a solo flight.

From 1 John 4:4:  “Little children, you are from God, and have conquered them; for the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.”

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There is one Advocate we all need–one who represents sinners like us in the highest of all places–the presence of God:  “Jesus Christ, the righteous.”  What a great promise!

From 1 John 2:1-2:  “My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin.  But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous; and He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.”

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Discipline is one of the most hated terms in our times.  If you want to put a stop to mediocrity, replace excuses with fresh determination . . . you need discipline.

From Colossians 1:10-12:  So that you may lead lives worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to Him, as you bear fruit in every good work and as you grow in the knowledge of God.  May you be made strong with all the strength that comes from His glorious power, and may you be prepared to endure everything with patience, while joyfully giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the light.”

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The simple fact is this:  If we sow a lifestyle that is in direct disobedience to God’s revealed Word, we ultimately reap disaster.

From Romans 6:15:  “What then?  Should we sin because we are not under the law, but under grace?  By no means!”

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Jesus Christ met people where they were . . . not as they “ought to” be.  His enemies misunderstood Him, but they couldn’t ignore Him.  They hated Him, but were never bored around Him.  Jesus was the epitome of relevance.  Still is.

From Hebrews 8:10:  “This is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord:  I will put my laws in their minds, and write them on their hearts, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.”

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God is in full control.  Nothing is happening on earth that brings a surprise to Heaven.  Nothing is outside the scope of His divine radar screen as He guides us safely home.

From 1 Timothy 1:17:  “To the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever.  Amen.”

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Our trials are not superficial or irrelevant.  They are vehicles of grace that God uses to bring us growth.

From Jeremiah 33:3:  “Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.”