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Friday’s List To Live By #64

Today’s list is authored by my preaching colleague and fellow Hoosier, Max Dawson.

In his weekly email, Max’s Monday Musings, my brother offered some help with our Christmas shopping list this year with ten gifts everyone can give.

TEN PRICELESS GIFTS Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #63

In Dr. David Jeremiah’s book, Forward, subtitled, Discovering God’s Presence and Purpose in Your Tomorrow, he offers 10 steps to help us move forward spiritually, and in life.

The ten words are explained in detail in each chapter. In today’s list, we offer the words with a simple statement for your reflection and meditation. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #62

Do you have a bad habit you want to break?

Today’s list, adapted from author Glenda Hotton, who’s also a counselor, lecturer, and university professor, offers 10 specific steps to help you.

I suggest you follow these steps for 30 days to give it a fair chance. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #61

Last week former Secretary of State, General Colin Powell, passed away after battling multiple myeloma, Parkinson’s disease, and complications from COVID-19.

Powell was generally admired and respected by Democrats and Republicans alike. His 13 rules of leadership were first published in 1989 in Parade Magazine. They were discussed in detail in his 2012 memoir, It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership. The 13 rules have been universally lauded, and often shared.

Powell’s list is not just excellent advice for leaders, but good guidelines for all of us to live by. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #60

Dr. David Jeremiah’s “Lists to Live By for Simple Living,” offers 80 lists to bring simplicity, serenity, and symmetry to your life.

Today’s list addresses the issue of happiness, which is something for which we all aspire. In this fast-paced, hectic, and complex world people yearn for contentment. Peace. And harmony.

Don’t let the power and potential of these suggestions elude you because of their simplicity. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #59

Too often our culture is focused on what they have.  Money. Cars. Homes. Collections. Investments. And Real Estate.

This attitude of having affects and infects Christians when they allow the world’s value system to drive them instead of spiritual values.

In John Mason’s fine little book, Conquering An Enemy Called Average, he suggests 34 things you really need to have  And none of them are material.  Here are 13. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #58

Christianity is not merely a philosophy to be examined or a doctrine to be taught, but a life to be lived.

We are called not just to believe in something or someone, but to behave in a way that’s different from the world.

Today’s list, from an unknown source, speaks to various relationships in life with a one-word exhortation to apply a Biblical principle. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #57

In his little book, Winners and Losers, the late syndicated columnist, Sydney J. Harris succinctly offers insight on success and failure with wit and wisdom.

In the language of the sports world, Harris shares 5 scoreboards for success. They speak to issues of attitude, personal responsibility, and relationships.

Here are just a few thoughts from scoreboard #1. Continue reading

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Friday’s List To Live By #56

Today’s list has made the rounds over the years in various edited forms. It’s often titled “the greatest” or “‘the most” or simply a “good list to live by.”

Its author is unknown. But its underlying principles are both known and observed by those who practice them.

We’ve edited it. Again. May it offer you some reflective thought on what’s really important in life. Continue reading

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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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