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Simply Serving (4)
'...give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord.' 1 Corinthians 15:58 NIV

Paul writes, ‘Am I now trying to win the approval of men, or of God?… If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ.’ (Galatians 1:10 NIV) A true servant of God is content to work qu

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Simply Serving (3)
'If you think you are too important to help... you are only fooling yourself.' Galatians 6:3 NLT

Author of Swim with the Sharks, Harvey Mackay, wrote in his column about Philip Pillsbury of the famous Pillsbury milling family: 'The tips of three of his fingers were missing... the

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Simply Serving (2)
'Whoever desires to become great among you shall be your servant.' Mark 10:43 NKJV

Pontius Pilate had an opportunity to acquit Jesus of any wrongdoing, but instead he called for a basin and washed his hands of the entire matter. His attitude was, 'I'm not getting involved.' And a

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Simply Serving (1)
'Through love serve one another.' Galatians 5:13 NKJV

Bill Wilson builds Sunday schools in some of New York City’s worst areas. He has been stabbed and shot, and had team members killed. A Puerto Rican lady who could barely speak English said to him one day, ‘I want to do something f

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Dealing with Church Conflict
'God blesses those who work for peace.' Matthew 5:9 NLT

Dr Gary Fenton says church conflict is a lot like championship wrestling - not nearly as painful as it looks! As a leader, you need to recognise the difference between: (1) Disagreement and conflict. Conflict exists when a group

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Walk in Forgiveness
'The merciful... will be shown mercy.' Matthew 5:7 NIV

The German philosopher Schopenhauer compared the human race to porcupines huddled together on a winter night: 'The colder it gets outside, the more we huddle together for warmth. But the closer we get...the more we hurt one another

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Pray About It
'Why is this happening to me?' Genesis 25:22 NIV

The Bible says: 'The Lord answered [Isaac's] prayer, and his wife Rebekah became pregnant. The babies jostled each other within her, and she said, "Why is this happening to me?" So she went to enquire of the Lord. The Lord said to her,

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Are You Jealous?
'Jealousy is like cancer in the bones.' Proverbs 14:30 NLT

Christian educator Henrietta Mears said, 'The man who keeps busy helping the man below him, won't have time to envy the man above him.' Doctor Seuss wrote hundreds of children's stories. One of his most famous is about the

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