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Burn-Out

Rocks and Rockets

Vance Havner once said, “Too many people go up like rockets and come down like rocks.” (Kent Crockett, Making Today Count for Eternity, Sisters, OR: Multnomah Publishers, 2001, p. 155)

Burned-Out Light Bulbs

A burned-out light bulb doesn't produce light. Neither does a burned-out Christian. (Kent Crockett, The 911 Handbook, Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2003, 85) 

The Cause of Burn-Out

Burn-out occurs when we give out more than we take in. We go from giving out to giving up. Cars that aren't refueled will run out of gas. Wells that are not replenished will run dry. Batteries that are not recharged will have no power. We are not any different. A Christian that is not refueled, replenished, and recharged will burn out. (Kent Crockett, The 911 Handbook, Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2003, 85)



Too Many Irons in the Fire

          In the old west, cowboys would put their branding irons in the campfire to heat them up so they could mark their cattle.  If too many irons were put in, they would put out the fire.

          Too many irons in the fire will put out your fire, too.  The branding irons we have today are all the duties and responsibilities in our daily walk. (Kent Crockett, The 911 Handbook, Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2003, 90)


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