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The body in the Bible: 1 Corinthians 12:1-31
This passage is a memorable description of how the diverse members of Christ's church all fit together. Using the analogy of the human body and its many different parts, each with its unique function, we learn that each of us has a special role to play in the kingdom of God. Nobody's talent is "better" than anybody else's--we're all working together to serve the body of Christ.

Seven Traits of a Successful Leader : Jeffrey Arnold
Seven Traits of a Successful Leader. Leaders are born, not made, but those who lead can learn and improve. This group study will help them do that. YOU CAN BECOME A BETTER LEADER.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Major Gifts, Minor Glitches - #3922
I walked away from the barber shop that morning with more than a haircut - I walked away with fresh perspective on the things in our lives that bother us - thanks to a man who saw beyond his aches and pains to the blessing of at least being alive to feel them. Here's how he weighs it out: physical problems - small stuff - being alive - big stuff. That load-lightening perspective is evident in our word for today from the Word of God.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Platform You've Been Given - #3961
And God uses your abilities and interests and life experiences to put you in a position in other people's lives that can literally change their eternal address. It's obvious that the Old Testament hero, Joseph, understood this divine platform thing. You can hear it in his words recorded in Genesis 50:20, our word for today from the Word of God. The Lord built Joseph's platform through the brutal attack of his brothers, his being sold into Egyptian slavery, his first job in Egypt, and then two years in prison for something he didn't do.

2 Timothy: A Life-Changing Encounter with God's Word
2 Timothy - Paul's last words to his ministry partner continue to encourage and motivate Christians today. Paul urges Timothy to "fan into flame the gift of God that is in you." ENCOURAGING LAST WORDS FROM A BELOVED MENTOR

Ephesians: A Life-Changing Encounter with God's Word
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1 Corinthians: A Life-Changing Encounter with God's Word
1 Corinthians - The Corinthian believers had their problems, and Paul's advice to them is just as relevant to Christians today. LIFE IN CHRIST, PROBLEMS IN THE CHURCH.

Directions for Judging a Person's Experiences ~ Edwards
That the influence be upon the will or heart, not on the imagination, nor on the speculative understanding or thought processes of the mind, even if these processes sweep the emotions along with them as a consequence. That the disturbance in their thinking not be excessive, in that their thinking is

What Can We Give God? - Into Thy Word Ministries
Have you ever wondered what you can give God? Do you realize what and why you are celebrating this Christmas season? Are you so caught up in the events and planning of Christmas that you have forgotten the “Christ” and the “mass,” which means we are to worship and venerate Him?

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