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Christian service is not our work; loyalty to Jesus is our work. Whenever success is made the motive of service, infidelity to our Lord is the inevitable result. (Luke 10:20) The curse of much modern Christian work is its determination to preserve itself. Beware of the temptation to compromise with the world, to put their

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thinking >

Don’t shut up any avenue of your nature, let God come into every avenue, every relationship, and you will find the nightmare curse of “secular and sacred” will go. With regard to other men’s minds, take all you can get, whether those minds are in flesh-and-blood editions or in books, but remember, the best you

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thoughts on study >

Study to begin with can never be easy; the determination to form systematic mental habits is the only secret. Don’t begin anything with reluctance. Beware of any cleverness that keeps you from working. No one is born a worker; men are born poets and artists, but we have to make ourselves “laborers”. The discipline of

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Jan Van Eyck Crucifixion and Last Judgement

The two panels may have been the wings of a triptych, but there is no certainty about that. In the 19th century the paintings were transferred from panel to canvas. Three parts can be distinguished in the Crucifixion. The foreground shows weeping women. Under the crosses Van Eyck created a vivid scene with soldiers and

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