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SHARPEN THE AXE
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing!
‘If the ax is dull, and its edge unsharpened, more strength is needed, but skill will bring success.’ Ecclesiastes 10:10 (NIV)
AXES BECOME DULL Sharpen the axe
DON’T SWING HARDER Sharpen the axe
HOW TO SHARPEN THE AXE Sharpen the axe
‘As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.’ Proverbs 27:17 (NIV)
lifelong student courageous relate right obedient keep going Sharpening your efficiency
PRACTICAL WISDOM Sharpen the axe
‘If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.’ James 1:5 (NIV)
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