Who is Truly Wise?

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At school, children are often encouraged to participate in class by answering a myriad of questions posed by their teachers. It is a common sight to witness a few hands shoot up in the air (with some attempting to raise their hands even higher to catch the teacher’s attention).

Hypocrisy in Speech

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I slammed down the phone with a bang and let out a long suffering sigh. “That was the longest call of my life!” I exclaimed in anger.

Who Can Tame the Tongue?

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I told myself I wouldn't speak ill of a colleague when I heard others talking about her. But curiosity got the better of me one day, and I jumped in on the conversation.

Don't Mess with The Tongue

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We usually think that teaching the Bible is a noble profession. We know there is a pressing need worldwide for missionaries, pastors, teachers, and evangelists, and there was even more so in the early church.

How Do We Know if We have True Faith?

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“I can’t believe they did that to you, especially because they’re Christians. They should know better!” I can’t tell you how many times I have heard people relay stories of how Christians have hurt them, let them down or said unkind words.

Is Our Faith Dead?

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A couple years back, I read a story on social media about a new pastor who dressed himself as a homeless man on his first Sunday visit to the church as its leader. According to the story, only three of his congregation of around 10,000 people greeted him.

Mercy Begets Mercy

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I love reading and writing. Because words affect me so deeply, I know how much they can heal or hurt. So I used to be very judgmental toward people who were careless—and thus, hurtful—with their words.

Stop Trivializing Favoritism

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Growing up as the middle child, I always felt that my parents favored my brothers. I wasn’t as good as they were in both my studies and swimming, and I would feel pangs of jealousy whenever my parents praised my brothers for their achievements and gave them first pick of the food and presents.

Do We Favor the Rich?

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In the finance industry where I work, most dream to be rich. Most would therefore prioritize serving the rich over serving the poor because richer clients have more investable assets and can generate more revenue for the firm.