Category Archives: Influence

· February 26, 2016

Therefore I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people producing its fruits. When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard his parables, they perceived that he was speaking about them.
Matthew 21:43,45 (ESV)

Let us be a part of the body who bears fruit!

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· November 6, 2014

Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.”
Luke 15:1,2 (ESV)

If we truly want to be good stewards of representing the body of Christ, let us not be grumbling, judgmental Pharisees.

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· November 3, 2014

Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.
Philippians 2:3,4 (ESV)

Follow these instructions.

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· October 27, 2014

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
Ephesians 4:32 (ESV)

These very simple actions go a long way.

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· October 20, 2014

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.
Ephesians 2:10 (ESV)

Walk in the purpose for which God made you!

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· September 23, 2014

Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity, but hasty shortcuts lead to poverty.
Proverbs 21:5 (NLT)

Resist the temptation to take shortcuts or make hasty decisions.

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· August 7, 2014

Jesus turned to Peter and said, “Get away from me, Satan! You are a dangerous trap to me. You are seeing things merely from a human point of view, and not from God’s.”
Matthew 16:23 (NLT)

Be wary of mere human perspective, especially when leading and guiding others. Seek God’s perspective, so as not to be a stumbling block to those in your sphere of influence.

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· July 2, 2014

Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.
James 1:18 (ESV)

We have been created by God, in the image of God. Let’s act like it.

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· June 20, 2014

“The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light.”
Matthew 6:22 (ESV)

Consider your intake.

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· May 15, 2014

Truly, truly, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him. If you know these things, blessed are you if you do them.
John 13:16,17 (ESV)

Know your purpose and your place; spend your time stewarding it instead of admiring it.

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