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Today's Insight - March 9/10, 2013

  • 2013 Mar 09
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Today's Insight from Chuck Swindoll

Your Fingerprints or God’s?
by Charles R. Swindoll

The way of the LORD is 
a stronghold to the upright, 
but ruin to the workers of iniquity.
Proverbs 10:29

You cannot sow a fleshly seed and reap a spiritual plant. You cannot plant a carnal act and grow spiritual fruit. 

If you manipulate and connive and scheme and lie to get yourself to the top, don't thank God for the promotion! God knows, as you know, that you maneuvered and pulled strings. 

So when you get that bigger office and the key to the executive washroom, don't give Him the credit. He doesn't want it. Your fingerprints are all over that scheme, not His.

At times we say to the Lord, "Thanks for that, Father." And the Lord must answer back, "Who? Me? I didn't pull that off. That was your doing." 

You fudge on your income tax, get a nice refund and thank Him for the extra cash you can give to the building fund. 

It doesn't work that way, friend. He says to you, "This isn't My doing. This is your plan."

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