Monthly Archives: April 2013

Intro to ‘The Mind of Christ’ (April 30, 2013)

Even though my journey through The 10-Second Rule is over, it is really just beginning.  It is a daily practice to look for the next thing Jesus wants me to do to bless someone else for Him. In June 1997, … Continue reading

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Why Bother? (April 29, 2013)

“If you really believe — I mean truly believe you were created by God and saved by His Son and the Spirit of the living God is in you–why would you not want to spend the balance of your life fully devoted to Him?” … Continue reading

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Rule 10 for 30 Days (April 28, 2013)

“…[Live] by the 10-Second Rule for (4) the next thirty (30) days–10430′ {p. 163 The 10-Second Rule”} It is more than a commitment.  It is a plan.  Author Clare De Graaf offers four steps to get us started: Pray for … Continue reading

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The School of Jesus (April 27, 2013)

“The goal of our lives should be nothing less than becoming so familiar with the ‘mind of Christ’ that we could write Jesus’ speeches.” {p. 148 “The 10 Second Rule”} Although reading the Bible, prayer and service are important in … Continue reading

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Beware of Sensible Faith (April 26, 2013)

Sensible Faith– “A faith that does not compel you to occasionally risk personal loss or appear foolish to your friends isn’t Christian faith at all.” {p.141 “The 10-Second Rule“} In order for faith to change us we have to risk … Continue reading

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From a Rule to a Lifestyle (April 25, 2013)

“When the Rule becomes second nature–when you find yourself praying for, preparing for, and anticipating how God will use you–when you begin looking for more ‘neighbors’ to help in unique ways–then the Rule has progressed for you, from a rule … Continue reading

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Measured Mercy (April 24, 2013)

“However, followers of Jesus ought to be wary of showing measured mercy — mercy that’s portioned out only as time or convenience allows.  We call that volunteering…(not) spontaneous obedience.” {p.120 “The 10 Second Rule“} Sometimes your only reward is doing the right … Continue reading

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