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Women in Wardrobe 

I love this straight-up prophetic voice from the prophet; Isaiah 64:6 exposes our need, “But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags, and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.”  What is our “own” righteousness? Notice this…

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Talent vs. Character 

Don’t shoot me down in flames!  The role of character is one of the most difficult areas to discuss regarding spiritual gifts (1 Cor. 12:4–11) and the revelatory gifts (prophecy, word of knowledge, word of wisdom, discerning of spirits). Our character needs to be in a place to uphold these gifts! Although, you may want…

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Righteousness: We Wear It Well 

Do you know how girls especially love fashion? I grew up going to a parochial school. We wore the same uniforms daily: navy jumpers with red and green plaid over a white blouse. That sure cut down on the monthly expenditures of the clothing budget. The limited wardrobe laid the groundwork for me nearly always…

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Making Space  

I remember watching a reality TV show a few years ago where some houses were so cluttered that once the clutter was removed, the children in the family were surprised to find fireplaces, windows, room to play in, basements, and more. Profoundly illustrative—once a door was discovered! Imagine that—a door that was there the entire…

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Doing the Basics

The basics are the good stuff. With any success we experience in life, it can only be built on to the degree the foundation can hold it. As ministers of the Gospel, we continue to grow in wisdom and favor and stature with God and man throughout our lives, just as Jesus did (Luke 2:52).

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The Definition of Good Is God

“Good and upright is the Lord; Therefore He teaches sinners in the way.”  — Psalms 25:8, New King James Version  Some years ago, I decided to do a Bible study on the goodness of God. I began to search the Scripture to find the definition of “good.” I sat down with the Holy Spirit and…

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