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Friday’s List To Live By #34

While unpacking my books that have been in storage for 33 months, I came across a neat little book by John Mason entitled “Ask.” It’s subtitled “Life’s Most Important Answers Are Found in Asking the Right Questions.”

The book offers 244 important questions you can ask yourself. Today’s list is in the form of questions for your consideration. Not 244. But I’ve picked 12 from the section “Looking Inward.” Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #33

While unpacking my books this week, I came across a paperback book I bought 50 years ago by Dale Carnegie, How To Win Friends And Influence People.

As I chuckled at the worn, dated-looking cover, I started to thumb through it and it fell open to the end of a chapter on how to make people like you. The six summary points from this classic best-seller are today’s list and still valid in the 21st century. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #32

The book of Proverbs contains a great deal of practical wisdom regarding relationships and the proper use of the tongue.

Today’s list addresses times when it’s wise to keep silent. This list will keep you out of a lot of trouble. You can also apply this to your posts on social media.

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Friday’s List To Live By #31

Our Wednesday night class at West Citrus is studying the book of James and using Wilson Adams’ fine class book, The Case For Practical Christianity.

In lesson #2 we studied what Wilson called “one of those ‘raise your eyebrow verses.’”

“Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance” (Jas 1:3-4).

Today’s list comes from Wilson’s answer to the question, “How can there be ‘joy’ in troubles? Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #30

The other day Norma Jean and I went to Ocala shopping and enjoyed lunch at Betty Cakes, which I highly recommend.

It’s a café inside a neat home decor and gift store, Your Heart’s Desire. While browsing I saw a plaque with nine simple rules for marriage that’s the basis for today’s list.

With just a slight modification and the addition of some Bible verses, here’s a list that can enhance and enrich your marriage every day.
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Friday’s List To Live By #29

Today’s list comes from a book I found while unpacking. It’s a personally autographed copy of You’re Born An Original Don’t Die a Copy, by John Mason. It consists of 52 nuggets, as he calls them, one for each week of the year.

Slightly adapted and with some added scriptural references, here’s Nugget #29 for our 29th “List to Live By.”

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Friday’s List To Live By #28

I’ve always been amazed at folks who think that success in life is anti-Biblical.

How can anyone think that God created us to be unsuccessful in any area of life that He ordained as good? Of course, it depends on how you define success.

The book of Proverbs reveals many solid suggestions and fundamental principles for success in every endeavor. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #27

Today’s list comes from a piece I published several years ago,  but I think I got the idea from some anonymous article. If anyone knows the source, let me know and I will give them credit.

It encourages us not to listen to our negative, defeated and discouraged self talk, but rather  listen to God.  It’s entitled…

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Friday’s List To Live By #26

Today’s list is adapted from “Not Even A Hint” by Joshua Harris. It speaks to the deception of sin.

If you’re missed some of the previous 25 “Friday’s Lists To Live By” click here for all past columns.

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Friday’s List To Live By #25

Today’s list is adapted from the writings of author John Van Diest. It speaks to the issue of anger and offers 10 warning signs when anger becomes hurtful.

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