What Are You Living For

Mister, Buy This for Me!

Persistence and passion become less powerful out of proper positio. For example during a stay in a distant city I took the time to visit a department store, hoping to find some nice gifts for my children. As I walked down a store aisle, a little girl walked up to me,...

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Eager to Serve

"Be shepherds of God's flock that is under your care, serving as overseers--not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not greedy for money, but eager to serve;" - 1 Peter 5:2While serving with Operation Mobilization in India in 1967,...

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Forgetting God

"Does a maiden forget her jewelry, a bride her wedding ornaments? Yet my people have forgotten me, days without number." - Jeremiah 2:32In Tennessee Williams' short story "Something by Tolstoi," centers on Jacob Brodzky, a shy Russian Jew who inherits a bookstore....

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True Passion Is Illogical

True passion is illogical, and God's presence ignites passion.My passion left my logic behind during the time I was courting my wife many years ago. I attended Bible college during the day and worked a shift at a shoe store, often until 9:30 each night. I couldn't...

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His Disciple

An African pastor was overwhelmed by rebels who demanded that he renounce his faith. He refused. The night before they took his life, he wrote the following lines on a scrap of paper:I am part of the "Fellowship of the Unashamed." I have Holy Spirit power. The die has...

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