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©04/23/2002 Jim Welch
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Excellent things are done by them who abound
in faith toward God; they who choose to do things God's way and not
their own way.
The ways of God are always excellent and the
ways of man are always corrupted.
Choose this day which way you shall
A self centered man in his mind perceives
himself to be wiser than God.
A God centered man perceives of God having
infinite wisdom and of his own wisdom as a single drop of water
compared to the ocean of God's truth.
A humble man perceives of himself as a little
child who is on a voyage of discovery, but a proud man believes in his
own wicked heart that he has apprehended all truth and arrogantly
thinks he knows it all.
A humble man seeks to serve, but a proud man
seeks to rule over everyone including God.
When a proud man prays he tries to tell God
what to do, but the humble asks God to teach him. Amen.