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GIF Lending to Others

“Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.” (Matthew 5:42) Lending to Others by Larry Burkett Does it bother you when someone wants to borrow something that belongs to you? I suppose we all have had bad experiences and don’t want to be […]

GIF The King’s Business

“We are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were entreating through us.” (2 Corinthians 5:20) The King’s Business by Larry Burkett A businessman was summoned before England’s queen. When he appeared, she requested that he represent England as one of the country’s ambassadors. He expressed his delight and appreciation for the honor, but he told […]

GIF Haste Makes Waste

“The plans of the diligent lead surely to advantage, but everyone who is hasty comes surely to poverty.” (Proverbs 21:5) Haste Makes Waste by Larry Burkett Bill and Jayne were seminar sponsors for their city. Bill, as usual, took little interest and left the preparation to Jayne. However, in addition to coordinating the seminar, Jayne also […]

GIF It’s Just Entertainment

“Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.” (Philippians 2:4 NIV) It’s Just Entertainment by Chuck Bentley Some people say gambling is just entertainment, like fishing, seeing a movie, or going to a baseball game. But when you win at gambling, you do so at many […]

GIF Eliminate Failure

“Commit thy works to the Lord, and your plans will be established.” (Proverbs 16:3) Eliminate Failure by Larry Burkett Jim operated a business with another man who was both his friend and partner. When the business began to generate losses, rather than profits, Jim called and shared his concern with me, stating that they were […]

GIF Faith and Conscience

“Keeping faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and have suffered shipwreck in regard to their faith.” (1 Timothy 1:19) Faith and Conscience by Larry Burkett Our Scripture verse likens faith to a ship. The conscience can be likened to the hull of that ship. When the conscience (hull) gets a hole in […]

GIF A Biblical View of Success

“Yours, O LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and earth is yours. . . .In your hands are strength and power to exalt and give strength to all.” (1 Chronicles 29:11-12 NIV) A Biblical View of Success by Chuck Bentley One […]

GIF Jumping the Gun

“He who is spiritual appraises all things, yet he himself is appraised by no man.” (1 Corinthians 2:15) Jumping the Gun by Larry Burkett Several contestants entered a race, which was to start with the firing of a gun. But, in anticipation, one of the contestants started before the gun fired. He “jumped the gun.” […]

GIF Proud or Pleased?

“Who regards you as superior? And what do you have that you did not receive? But if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it?” (1 Corinthians 4:7) Proud or Pleased? by Larry Burkett There was a time when I found it difficult to accept that everything I […]

GIF Pride or Confidence

“Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.” (Proverbs 27:2) Pride or Confidence by Larry Burkett Our society has taught us that if we don’t show self-confidence others won’t have confidence in us either. We live in a time when a great deal of emphasis is placed […]