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Friday’s List To Live By #55: A Tribute To Dee Bowman

Yesterday, my friend, Dee Bowman passed from this life to go be with the Lord. He was a friend, mentor, and encourager to fellow preachers and brethren all across this nation.

My wife, Norma, along with Dee and his Norma have enjoyed many good times together for which we are thankful.

Dee was not only a powerful presenter of the Word but an excellent writer. In memory and honor of Dee, today’s list will feature various quotes and sayings from his books, Christianity magazine, and sermons throughout the years. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #54

In J.J. Turner’s little book, God’s Way To The Top is a seemingly unlikely and out-of-place chapter in book encouraging positive attitudes entitled “The Power of Negative Thinking.”

Turner suggests “Man is like a battery; he can’t operate without a positive and negative.” He points out that the Bible contains many negative commands and statements, when observed and obeyed, produce a positive result in our lives.

Slightly adapted from Turner’s book, here are 10 that will bless you. Continue reading

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Friday’s List to Live By #53

Edgar Watson Howe once joked, “No man would listen to you talk if he didn’t know it was his turn next.”

Indeed listening is a lost art.

Today’s list is based on John Maxwell’s book, “Becoming a Person of Influence.” In it, Maxwell offers 9 suggestions to help you become a better listener. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #52

The Bible is a complete book that provides “all things that pertain to life and godliness” (2 Pet. 1:3).

So, it should be no surprise there is a lot in the Bible about money, obtaining wealth, and the proper use of material possessions.

Today’s list offers 13 Bible-based suggestions based on how to be a good steward of money. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #51

“The most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not,” once wrote Thomas L. Huxley.

Huxley was talking about self-discipline.

Today’s list, condensed from “The Pillars of Christian Character: The Basic Essentials of a Living Faith” by John MacArthur, is about how to develop self-discipline. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #50

Today’s list is about friendship, from author and seminar speaker, Alice Gray.

The Bible says “A friend loves at all times” and “there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother” (Prov. 17:17; 18:24).

Alice offers 13 ways that this is true. Continue reading

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Friday’s List to Live By #49

Our Wednesday night class at the West Citrus Church has been studying the beatitudes from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.

This week we discussed Matt. 5:9, “Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of God.”

From this statement, we offered several Biblical suggestions on how peace is possible, which serves as today’s list. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live #47

“13 Things Children Need More Of” was posted on the facebook page of Charlotte Mason Mama, a lifestyle blog that promotes the philosophies taught by the British educator Charlotte Mason.

The author is a lady named Jenny who home schools all 6 of her children. Her blog and web page focus on raising children, the environments of the home, and home education.

Jenny writes in her bio, “Things I love: God, natural wellness, Charlotte Mason home school, home decorating, quiet times, deep relationships, and serving others.”

Which of these 13 do your children need more of? Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #46

“Everyone needs this list to live,” suggested Tony and Marge Abram.

It combines both the positive and negative, in reminding us what to embrace and what to avoid. What to encourage and what to discourage. What to imbibe and from what to abstain.

Whether you totally agree or not with the assessment of their modifiers of “greatest” or “most,” it will provide you will some wonderful food for thought and reflection. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #45

I have done a lot of reading over the years from the famous author anonymous. I came across this list in my file on “life” some time ago.    I’m sharing it with you because I liked it and I think you will too. And it’s Bible-based. Continue reading

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