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The Trick is Trusting God About the Fence . . .

When God is fencing our ambition, it can sure seem to constrain our freedom. But fences don’t simply contain, they protect. A good fence keeps us on the right path and prevents us from hurtling over cliffs, even if it seems we’re chasing something good. Dave Harvey and C. J. Mahaney, Rescuing Ambition

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The Holy Kind of Slipperiness

Persons in power should be very careful how they deal with a man who cares nothing for sensual pleasure, nothing for riches, nothing for comfort or praise, or promotion, but is simply determined to do what he believes to be right. He is a dangerous and uncomfortable enemy, because his body which you can always …

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The Source of Our Unity

There was both unity and diversity in the Trinity, the first cause of all life, and until we find that communion with God, we can have no real unity within ourselves or with our fellow human beings. Ravi Zacharias, The Lamb and the Fuhrer: Jesus Talks with Hitler

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The Great Bank Transfer

“The death of Christ removed our debt and returned us to a zero balance. And the obedience of Christ put unimaginable wealth into our bank account.” Dave Harvey and C. J. Mahaney, Rescuing Ambition

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God Give Us Faith to Repent of Harmlessness

“Do you have zeal for a worthy cause? Is there some good for which you are being slandered? Or is your routine so harmless in this evil world that it fits nicely with the way things are going, and so nobody is asking you anything?” John Piper, A Godward Life

Which Promise Will You Lean On?

“One thing Moses faced if he didn’t bow to sin was a life of ‘mistreatment’ and ‘disgrace’ (Hebrews 11:25–26). These are the threats of punishment for disobeying the law of sin (which is to obey God). All sorts of evil, trouble, and danger are promised in this world to those who follow Christ, and sin …

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Demons Work Frenetically, Too

“Ultimately, the agony of temptation is not about you or me. We’re targeted because we resemble Jesus, our firstborn brother. We all, whether believers or not, bear some resemblance to Jesus because we share with him a human nature in the image of God. As we come to find peace with God through Jesus, though, …

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