NILES HOLSINGER

NILES HOLSINGER

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Strength Finders just BLEW MY MIND!

Strength Finders just BLEW MY MIND!

Full discloser, I’ve never been a fan of “personality tests”. I’ve never liked the idea of a stranger trying to figure me out through a system I had no control over or real understanding of. So when I took Strength Finders, it was completely out of obligation and with a real sense of caution (my wife however has been wanting me to take the test for YEARS).

When I saw my top 5 I just thought,…

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Tozer on the church vs other institutions.

Tozer on the church vs other institutions.

According to the Scriptures the church is the habitation of God through the Spirit, and as such is the most important organism beneath the sun. She is not one more good institution along with home, the state, and the school; she is the most vital of all institutions- the only one that can claim a heavenly origin.

 

Source: “God Tells the Man Who Cares: God Speaks to Those Who Take the Time to…

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"To be interesting, be interested." -Dale Carnegie

“To be interesting, be interested.” -Dale Carnegie

To be interesting, be interested.

Dale Carnegie, “How to Win Friends and Influence People”

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Tozer on where to find The Church

Tozer on where to find The Church

The church is found wherever the Holy Spirit has drawn together a few persons who trust Christ for their salvation, worship God in spirit and have no dealings with the world and the flesh. The members may by necessity be scattered over the surface of the earth and separated by distance and circumstances, but in every true member of the church is the homing instinct and the longing of the sheep…

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"By fighting you never get enough, but by yielding you get more than you expected."

“By fighting you never get enough, but by yielding you get more than you expected.”

Source: Dale Carnegie, “How to Win Friends and Influence People”

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.@Jonacuff on chasing your dream, selfishness and humility.

.@Jonacuff on chasing your dream, selfishness and humility.

People are mistaken when they think chasing your dream is a selfish thing to do. As if perhaps being average is an act of humility. As if perhaps wasting the talents you were given is proof that you’re a considerate individual.

It’s not.

Source: “Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average and Do Work that Matters” by Jon Acuff

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"Talk to someone about themselves and they’ll listen for hours." -Dale Carnegie

“Talk to someone about themselves and they’ll listen for hours.” -Dale Carnegie

Source: Dale Carnegie, “How to Win Friends and Influence People”

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Tozer on the highest expression of the will of God

Tozer on the highest expression of the will of God

The highest expression of the will of God in this age is the church which He purchased with His own blood. To be scripturally valid any religious activity must be part of the church.

Source: “God Tells the Man Who Cares: God Speaks to Those Who Take the Time to Listen” by A.W. Tozer

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"Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you." -Dale Carnegie

“Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.” -Dale Carnegie

Source: Dale Carnegie, “How to Win Friends and Influence People”

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