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March 8, 2017
This entry is part 1883 of 3099 in the series Daily Words for the Christian Life
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So then, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling.
—Philippians 2:12

Once, after watching my interactions with different people and noticing how I handled various situations, a businessman told me, “If you were not serving the Lord full time, you would be a successful multimillionaire.” To my realization, however, this is not true. If I have any wisdom or ability, it has all come from this salvation. In business, such a salvation is not required, yet it is this very salvation which has produced who I am today.

Adapted from Philippians: “That I May Gain Christ,” page 117.

Tomorrow: “Salvation from Our Self-Life” (4)

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