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Word of the Day for Friday, November 8, 2013 novitiate oh-VISH-ee-it, -eyt, noun: 1. the state or period of being a beginner in anything. 2. the state or period of being a novice of a religious order or congregation. 3. the quarters occupied by religious novices during probation. 4. a novice. Moreover, in carrier training the tests confronted the candidate, the eternal novitiate, in more rapid succession than in any other form of flying. -- Tom Wolfe, The Purple...

If An Offer Seems Too Good To Be True, It Probably Is // You cannot slave for God and for Riches. — Matthew 6:24 — // Money is not evil, nor is it wrong to engage in honest business. (Eccl. 7:12; Luke 19:12, 13) However, nurturing a “love of money” will unavoidably distance us from Jehovah. (1 Tim. 6:9, 10) “The anxiety of this system,” extreme concern about obtaining life’s necessities, can choke us spiritually. So can “the deceptive power of riches,” the mistaken belief that riches…