Tag Archives: wisdom

Wisdom; May 10, 2021


1 Kings 3:9 “So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?” I think that Solomon’s point of greatest wisdom … Continue reading

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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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Different Harvests; March 20, 2021


Hebrews 12:11 No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. There are all kinds of harvests, because there are all … Continue reading

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Meeting Needs; March 7, 2021


Matthew 25:40 “The King will reply, ‘I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’” This is a very famous teaching, but it is often ignored and/or … Continue reading

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God’s Grace; January 26, 2021


Psalm 107:43 Whoever is wise, let him heed these things and consider the great love of the Lord. Without giving specifics, speaking of “some” and “others,” the Psalmist has given case after case of people who were blessed by God … Continue reading

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Faith; January 23, 2021


Job 5:2 Resentment kills a fool, and envy slays the simple. Job’s friends’ pronouncements are largely collections of platitudes and truisms, but they do contain some nuggets worthy of meditation. Verse seven of this chapter – “Man is born to … Continue reading

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Wise Men; December 26, 2020


Matthew 2:1-2 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his … 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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The Fear of the Lord; September 29, 2020


Psalms 111:10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise. The first line of this verse is justly famous, and is echoed in Proverbs 9:10. … Continue reading

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Knowledge of the Kingdom; July 21, 2020


Matthew 13:11-12 He replied, “The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them. Whoever has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even … Continue reading

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