Tag Archives: wisdom

Peace in Turmoil; May 11, 2022


Micah 7:7 But as for me, I watch in hope for the Lord, I wait for God my Savior; my God will hear me. What a magnificent statement of faith! Micah has just described complete societal breakdown, but he still … Continue reading

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Knowing God; April 24, 2022


Isaiah 40:28 Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom. The verses … Continue reading

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Wisdom; April 20, 2022


Proverbs 26:12 Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him. The Bible should always be read in context. This verse is the climax of a string of verses … Continue reading

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Parenting; April 7, 2022


Proverbs 19:18 Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death. This verse really brings out the difficulties of Bible translation! The Japanese renders it as, “Discipline your child while there … Continue reading

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Winning Souls; April 5, 2022


Proverbs 11:30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise. I’ve seen this verse quoted many times in relation to personal evangelism, quite memorably in an evangelism class in seminary. However, … Continue reading

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The Way of the Lord; April 3, 2022


Proverbs 10:29 The way of the Lord is a refuge for the righteous, but it is the ruin of those who do evil. There is a seeming irony in this verse that is clarified only by the Gospel. It would … Continue reading

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God’s Sovereignty; March 13, 2022


Psalm 9:15 The nations have fallen into the pit they have dug; their feet are caught in the net they have hidden. For once I’m writing on a verse I’d not underlined previously! This jumped out at me because it … Continue reading

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Living Wisely; February 4, 2022


Ephesians 5:15-17 Be very careful, then, how you live–not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. Talk about a familiar … Continue reading

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Wisdom; January 21, 2022


1 Cor 1:20, 25 Where is the wise man? Where is the scholar? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? For the foolishness of God is wiser than man’s wisdom, … Continue reading

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Learning from God; December 10, 2021


Psalm 106:12-13 Then they believed his promises and sang his praise. But they soon forgot what he had done and did not wait for his counsel. This is so human! We are so prone to rejoice in what God does … Continue reading

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