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you have put off the old man with his deeds, and have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him,
Colossians 3:9-10

"Look to Abraham your father, And to Sarah who bore you; For I called him alone, And blessed him and increased him."
Isaiah 51:2

I am a new man in Christ
I am a son of the Patriarch Abraham

God is Making Me More


a. [Sax. thurh; G. durch; D. door. In these languages, the word is a preposition. It is evidently from the root of door, which signifies a passage, and the radix of the word signifies to pass.
1. Literally, passing through or to the end; hence, complete; perfect; as a thorough reformation; thorough work; a thorough translator; a thorough poet.

The heart of the prudent acquires knowledge, And the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
Proverbs 18:15
I dedicate myself completely to the completion of a project, so that I might fully meet the needs of those God has called me to serve.

I know which factors, if neglected, will diminish the effectiveness of my work or words.

Washington had a thorough knowledge of the technical part of his profession, a good eye for military combinations, an extraordinary gift of military administration. Punctual, methodical, and exact in the highest degree, he excelled in managing those minute details which are so essential to the efficiency of an army, and he possest to an eminent degree that form of courage which can endure long-continued suspense, bear the weight of great responsibility, and encounter the risks of misrepresentation and unpopularity.
William E. H. Lecky,  Great Epochs in American History, Vol.3, p.202

just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love, having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will, -- Ephesians 1:4-5

Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts. -- Psalm 119:78

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Just a few traits of a son of Abraham

This isn't that New Age "Positive Thinking" stuff, is it??

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