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Relationship Over Time

In David’s son Absalom, the people got the appearance and looks that fit their agenda but they didn’t get the character in the man.  He was able to present a fine appearance and a desirable program but there was no character behind the appearance.  Absalom got the results of a self-promoter and Israel got the privilege of dealing with the fallout.  Maybe if we give ourselves to time and process and track records, we will have less fallout to deal with. Quality decisions and relationship over time engender trust.  (1Thess.5:12, KJV)  “And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you.”  We are praying you discover daily that you are trusting others only as you give them time to prove themselves trustworthy.  (Marty’s Daily Discovery as heard on TEXAS PRAISE RADIO at the bottom of the hour 24hrs/day.)

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Dealing With Less Fallout

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In Absalom, the people got the appearance and looks that fit their agenda but they didn’t get the character in the man.  He was able to present a fine appearance and a desirable program but there was no character behind the appearance.  Absalom got the results of a self-promoter and Israel got the privilege of dealing with the fallout.  Maybe if we give ourselves to time and process and track records, we will have less fallout to deal with.
“And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you;” (1Thess.5:12, KJV)