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Looking Ahead

Someone once said that there is a reason the rear view mirror is so small and the windshield is so large. We need to spend more time looking toward the future and less time dwelling on the past. True, we can learn … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead

The Bible continually points out the need to consider the future and see the possibilities that lie ahead. Proverbs 29:18 says, “Where there is no vision, the people perish.” (KJV). Churches with no vision for the future die a slow … Continue reading

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Higher Vision

In the book A Saviour for All Seasons, William Barker tells about a bishop who once stayed at the home of a college president who also served as professor of physics and chemistry. The bishop expressed his belief that just … Continue reading

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Vision for the Future

Many years ago a ship filled with travelers landed on the northwest coast of what is now the United States of America. The first year they established a town site. The next year they elected a town government. The third … Continue reading

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Opportunity

When one door closes, another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.—Alexander Graham Bell. In Acts 16, Paul and his travelling … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead

Howard Hendricks says that when he was a boy he loved to wander over to a nearby park where he would watch the older men play checkers. One day one of the men asked Howard if he would like to … Continue reading

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How Is Your Vision?

An old Chinese proverb says: “If your vision is for a year, plant wheat. If your vision is for 10 years, plant trees. If your vision is for a lifetime, plant people.” It is good to learn from the past. … Continue reading

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