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Don’t get disqualified from service; stay humble and dependent on the grace of Jesus!

As seen in the life of Jephthah, pride is dangerous. Kill pride before it kills you! Submit yourself to Jesus Christ in humility, letting Him help you through your pride.

What did Paul mean by writing that he became all things to all men that he might save some? He meant that he did what it took to get himself out of the way so that others could see Jesus.

Ancient Israel started up her cycle of apostasy again and the only way she would experience God’s mercy was through real repentance.  What they experienced spiritually with God, they would need to experience personally with Jephthah.

On the question of self-denial of one’s own Christian rights and liberties, the apostle Paul set a great example for the rest of us. Do what is best for the gospel! Trust Jesus with everything else.

Israel’s first king was not God’s choice for a king; it was a pretender, a usurper. Beware that you do not usurp what is God’s! He is the rightful God and King and He will not share His throne.

When John saw Jesus incarnate for the Revelation, he saw Jesus as the glorious Man and the glorious God. He saw Jesus, as Jesus will return for His Second Advent. Our Lord has come once and He is coming again!

Just because we CAN do something doesn’t mean we SHOULD do it. What is it that helps our brothers and sisters in Christ? Our love for God is expressed in our love for others as we lay aside certain liberties for the sake of Christ.

For all that Gideon did right, following God in faith, he sadly didn’t finish well. We want to finish well with Christ!

Paul’s message to the Corinthian singles (as well as to everyone else): keep Jesus first place!