Presenting ...

Net Profits - Dwight Hill

... a weekly letter of encouragement.


Singapore

July 19,1995

Good Morning!

"The day after I retired I walked down the hall of the Company and I realized I was 'persona non grata.'" - Vice President of an international corporation.

THE DAY WILL COME when your status and influence in the business or professional community will diminish. You will suffer the loss of:

Position

Influence

And with that, you run the risk of also suffering the loss of:

Identity

Confidence

Motivation +

Not everyone handles these changes well. Dr. Hube Mitchell made this sobering observation, "AS I OBSERVE THE GREAT MEN OF GOD, FEW END WELL,"

The aging process is inescapable: "...All our days have declined...we have finished our years like a sigh (or whisper)." (Psalm 90:9)

Yet, amidst this loss, it is God's intention that we continue to live lives of significance...to be fruitful: "The righteous man will flourish like a palm tree...They will still yield fruit in old age..." (Psalm 92:12a, 14a)

For this to occur, it is imperative that TODAY we are finding our sense of identification and significance in Christ, and in Him alone:

"As far as this world is concerned, you are already dead, and YOUR TRUE LIFE IS A HIDDEN ONE IN GOD, THROUGH CHRIST..." (Colossians 3:3 - Phillips Translation)

"God forbid that I should boast about ANYTHING or ANYBODY except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, which means that THE WORLD IS A DEAD THING TO ME AND I AM A DEAD THING TO THE WORLD." (Galatians 6:13, 14 - Phillips Translation)

Let us determine to prove Hube Mitchell wrong: BY THE GRACE OF GOD, WE WILL END WELL.

My prayer is that you are having a great week!

Dwight Hill

+ Compliments of Dr. Jerry White



Copyright 1996 Dwight Hill. Unlimited permission to copy or use is hereby granted subject to inclusion of this copyright notice.



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