Tag Archives: intelligence

Confirmation Bias; April 4, 2021


Luke 24:11 But they did not believe the women, because their words seemed to them like nonsense. What a very human, common thing! We fail to receive valid information because it fails to meet our preconceptions. The flip side of … Continue reading

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The Sovereignty of God; February 3, 2021


Ecclesiastes 3:14 I know that everything God does will endure forever; nothing can be added to it and nothing taken from it. God does it so that men will revere him. This chapter is quite well known, with the first … Continue reading

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Wisdom; October 11, 2020


Hosea 14:9 Who is wise? He will realize these things. Who is discerning? He will understand them. The ways of the Lord are right; the righteous walk in them, but the rebellious stumble in them. It strikes me that this … Continue reading

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Applying Wisdom; June 9, 2020


Proverbs 3:1-2 My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. This chapter of Proverbs has so much extremely helpful stuff in it … Continue reading

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Cross-cultural Evangelism; August 29, 2018


Acts 17:23 “Now what you worship as something unknown I am going to proclaim to you.” Paul adjusted his presentation to his audience. In his first missionary journey with Barnabas they always went to the synagogue first, because the Old … Continue reading

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Intellect; May 10, 2018


Matthew 11:25-26 At that time Jesus said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this was your good … Continue reading

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Diligence; June 29, 2017


1 Kings 4:29 God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore. This description of Solomon would put him right up there with Newton in terms of intellect … Continue reading

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June 1, 2014


Proverbs 2:4-5 and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God. There is a difference between wisdom … Continue reading

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