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  • July 11, 2014 - Reflections

    By Jean S. Horner
    The other day while walking down a corridor in a public building, I saw what appeared to be someone walking toward me. On coming closer, I found it was my own reflection in a huge mirror. For a moment it frightened me. Somehow a full-length reflection of one’s self is a startling thing. ...


 

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December 9, 2011 - Choices Matter

By Scott McChrystal

“Choose my instruction instead of silver, knowledge rather than choice gold, for wisdom is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire can compare with her” (Proverbs 8:10,11, NIV).

Have you stopped lately to think about the impact of choices? Some are more important than others. But be sure of this: Choices do matter.

A young man was brought by ambulance to the emergency room with severe injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident. Although he was going to survive the ordeal, he would never be the same. Sadly, the young man had made the choice not to wear sufficient protective clothing.

Fighting the good fight is about making the right choices. It starts with evaluating how you make choices. Are you making your choices according to your own wisdom, or do you seek the Lord’s wisdom for making decisions?

The writer of these verses, King Solomon, tells us that God’s wisdom is superior to anything we can desire.

Want to make smart choices? Seek wisdom from God.

— Chaplain Col. (Ret.) Scott McChrystal serves as the military/VA representative for the Chaplaincy Department of the Assemblies of God. Excerpted from Daily Strength for the Battle, Volume 1.

 

 

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