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Transform Lives Devotional by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2161-transform_lives Devotional by John R Gunn Topics: Discipleship , God's Deliverance , Philemon , Transformation Source: Day1 John R. Gunn discusses the story if Onesimus, Paul, and Philemon, and reminds us of the transforming power of the gospel. A Saintly Life Article by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2206-a_saintly_life Article by John R Gunn Topics: Rejoicing , Joy , Saints , Saint Source: Day1 John R. Gunn discusses our modern understanding of being a saint versus what the Bible truly means when it discusses who the "saints" really are. A Good Conscience Sermon Illustration by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2205-a_good_conscience Sermon Illustration by John R Gunn Topics: Goodness , Truthfulness , Cruelty , Gossip Source: Day1 John R Gunn recalls George Washington's response to slanderous accusations. He writes that if we have a good conscience, that what others say about us should not matter at all. Waiting Devotional by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2351-waiting Devotional by John R Gunn Topics: Awareness of God , Faith , Jesus , God's Love Source: Day1 John R. Gunn discusses what it means to wait, and reminds us that it is not a good idea to wait to have relationship with Jesus Christ. Toil Over Poverty Devotional by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2276-toil_over_poverty Devotional by John R Gunn Topics: Poverty , Trust , God's Deliverance Source: Day1 John R. Gunn describes how many individuals have come out of poor backgrounds to do amazing things, and then discusses how God often uses the most unlikely individuals who don't seem great, but rise to greatness. Who Does He Think He Is? Sermon Illustration by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2392-who_does_he_think_he_is Sermon Illustration by John R Gunn Topics: Aging , Children/youth , Intergenerational issues Source: Day1 John R. Gunn encourages young people to follow their dreams and to not be put down by their elders because of their youth. He uses the example of Christ persisting in his ministry. Solomon's Complaints Devotional by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2296-solomons_complaints Devotional by John R Gunn Topics: Prosperity , Work , Kingdom of God , Solomon Source: Day1 John R. Gunn reminds us that success and striving for success is a good thing, but it should never be pursued over seeking God's kingdom. Too Polite Sermon Illustration by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2435-too_polite Sermon Illustration by John R Gunn Topics: Family , Love , Jesus , Wealth and poverty Source: Day1 John R. Gunn contrasts two different homes, one filled with luxuries but lacking in authentic love, and the other simple but warmhearted. Suggested as an illustration for Proverbs 15:17. Physical Affliction Devotional by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2439-physical_afflicition Devotional by John R Gunn Topics: Suffering , Work , Differing Abilities Source: Day1 John R. Gunn reminds us that even with the challenges of a physical affliction, someone can truly shine above their suffering and do something great. What Is He Worth Devotional by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2405-what_is_he_worth Devotional by John R Gunn Topics: Money , Morality , Spirituality , Wealth Source: Day1 John R. Gunn points out that it is not a person's wealth or property that gives them worth, but rather their morality and spirituality. Mountain Top Experiences Devotional by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2461-mountain_top_experiences Devotional by John R Gunn Topics: Transfiguration , Ministry , Suffering Source: Day1 John R. Gunn's reflection on the transfiguration of Jesus reminds us of our duty in the valley after the mountaintop experiences. We return to the valley with renewed hope and courage, carrying its glory with us.... Sincere Good Manners Article by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2483-sincere_good_manners Article by John R Gunn Topics: Virtue , Good Source: Day1 John R. Gunn asks us to look at the way we treat each other. Today, manners are not talked about nearly enough anymore. This article challenges us to rethink the way we do things and interact. Character Sermon Illustration by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2342-character Sermon Illustration by John R Gunn Topics: Gossip , Identity , INTEGRITY Source: Day1 John R. Gunn discusses how important your character and your reputation are. He explains the difference between the two and how they can affect your life. Nature of Death Devotional by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2455-nature_of_death Devotional by John R Gunn Topics: Death , Heaven , Hell Source: Day1 John R. Gunn writes about the nature of death and the actual reality that it presents. Death is not the end for those who believe in God, it is actually only the beginning. Poor Health Devotional by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2277-poor_health Devotional by John R Gunn Topics: Work , Wisdom , Daily Living , Health Source: Day1 John R. Gunn looks at the importance of maintaining physical health in our lives so that we are better able to work for good. Restoring Others Devotional by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2400-restoring_others Devotional by John R Gunn Topics: Sin , Judgment , Service Source: Day1 We often judge others and then leave them in their wrongdoing. John R. Gunn encourages us to remember that we all fall, and Christians should help pick people up from their mistakes. Business of Life Article by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2476-business_of_life Article by John R Gunn Topics: Wisdom , Scripture , Daily Living Source: Day1 In this short excerpt, John R. Gunn talks about the need for a multitude of counselors in our lives and where we can find them. Little Sins Devotional by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2172-little_sins Devotional by John R Gunn Topics: Sin , Morality , Sin, evil , Identity Source: Day1 John R. Gunn discusses the little foxes of Song of Songs, and how they describe the little sins in our lives. Little sins creep up and can easily lead to much bigger sins. Esau's Stupid Blunder Devotional by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2333-esaus_stupid_blunder Devotional by John R Gunn Topics: Temptation Source: Day1 John R. Gunn looks at the story of Esau, and reminds us not to give up greater goods for lesser. Man's Will Article by John R Gunn http://day1.org/2475-mans_will Article by John R Gunn Topics: Temptation , Choice , Free Will , Holy Spirit Source: Day1 Describing the activity of both the Holy Spirit and the human will in choosing the good, this article quotes John R. Gunn on the transformative potential of choosing to overcome temptation.