Give Me That Mountain

Write on My Heart

Day one...

“What I really want to do… I don't. And what I don't want to do I end up doing. How can I get free of this?”

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Changing Position

Day three...

Are you willing to consider you might have more control over your life than you think? Do you believe you could be in control of the situation if you were… say… imprisoned in North Korea?

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No Foolin’

Day one...

The problem with being deceived is that you don't know any better until you know better.

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No Foolin’

Day two...

A couple of interesting “facts” from North Korea's official website (www.korea‐dpr.com) under the heading “Business in DPR Korea”:

  • Highly qualified, loyal and motivated personnel. Education, housing and health service is provided free to all citizens. As opposed to other Asian countries, workers will not abandon their positions for higher salaries once they are trained.
  • Stable. A government with solid security and very stable political system, without corruption.

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No Foolin’

Day three...

Justice is a big word. We want justice for ourselves… for those we love… for those we think are mistreated. But justice defined by human opinion is not true justice; it is deception. As an example, the legislation (passed over the last half‐century here in America) demanding justice for the poor should have resulted in less poor folks. But the poor are increasing in numbers. How is this justice?

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No Foolin’

Day four...

If we want to stop being fooled, we have to begin to see justice from God's perspective. Studying Esau's life reveals to us just how different God's view of justice is from ours. If you haven't already, please study yesterday's article before continuing.

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Forgive?

Day three...

When a newly married couple wakes up together for the very first time (assuming it is the very first time) there is a certain fear of exposure. Everybody was on their best behavior yesterday. He was thoughtful… considerate. She was admiring… respectful. Everybody was looking good. His teeth were brushed… nails clean. She looked stunning… perfect hair… perfect makeup.

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Trust in Action

Day seven...

I can no longer, in good conscience, tell someone in distress, “Trust God, and pray.” There's more to it.

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We No Longer Have to Identify with Our Human Nature

Understanding identity. Day six...

In the early 19th century, the city of Vienna in Austria had two maternity clinics where indigent expectant mothers could get free child delivery and care in exchange for being subjects for the training of doctors and midwives.

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Feed the New, Starve the Old

Understanding Identity. Day nine...

“Feed a cold. Starve a fever,” is a familiar home remedy, and one that's easy to follow. If you have a cold, eat—even when you don't feel like it. If you have a fever, don't eat—even when you do feel like it. We have all kinds of proverbs to help us keep a simple focus on what we are trying to deal with.

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