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Ed Jordan: God Sees and Knows

The Christian faith connects us to God through Jesus, who continually knows where we are, what we are doing, and even what our aspirations or dreams are.

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Ed Jordan: It only hurts when I breathe

As Galatians 6:7-9 says: "Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. The one who sows to please his sinful nature, from that nature will reap destruction; the one who sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life. Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time, we will reap a harvest if we do not give up."

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Ed Jordan: Divine Pruning

Past accomplishments are behind us, and before us lies the challenge of growing, experiencing the energy and vibrancy of the vine flowing through us, and growing towards the sun.

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Ed Jordan: Flying into the Wind

The encouragement for us is that for those who fly with God against the wind will discover God raising us up to soar above the crowd, as stated in Isaiah 40:31 (The Message): "But those who wait upon God get fresh strength. They spread their wings and soar like eagles, they run and don’t get tired, they walk and don’t lag behind."

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Ed Jordan: Outside, Inside, or Both?

Ed Jordan: ...external physical goals are easier to accomplish than internal things. External things are rather concrete and tangible and easier to validate or measure. Internal things such as our attitude, or spiritual development, or mental growth are more abstract and harder to quantify.

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Ed Jordan: Do We Have Spiritual Myopia?

Ed Jordan: I think many people suffer from spiritual myopia; they can see things related to instant emotional or physical gratification, but struggle with grasping the future implications of their choices.

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Ed Jordan: Finding Home

Ed Jordan: If being at home means to be at peace with God and continually interacting with His presence, home can be wherever, and whenever, we find ourselves with God.

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Leaving a Legacy that Lasts

Ed Jordan: What are you doing to impact others on behalf of God, which will become a part of a lasting legacy in the lives of others when you go into eternity?

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Living in Time

Ed Jordan: We must live with the time we are given, doing the things God entrusts to us to do, and doing them at the right time, to the glory of God.

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Living under the Sun

Ed Jordan reflects on Ecclesiastes and writes: Life under the sun is very short, and if that is all you have, it is vanity and emptiness.

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Changing Our Looks

Ed Jordan: Once we change our looks and gain a broader perspective, then do something helpful and practical by lending others a hand.

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Sitting Outside the Gate Called Beautiful

Ed Jordan: If you find yourself sitting outside the beautiful presence of God, realize that He is holding out His hand to you and telling you: “In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, stand up and walk!”

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The Importance of Grease

Ed Jordan: Pastors are people who frequently need to be renewed and greased in order to keep them in good mental, physical and spiritual shape to deal with the heat and friction of ministry. Don't forget the importance of grease!

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