Tag Archives: wisdom

Parenting; August 21, 2021


Luke 2:39-40 When Joseph and Mary had done everything required by the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee to their own town of Nazareth. And the child grew and became strong; he was filled with wisdom, and the … Continue reading

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True Peace; July 10, 2021


Isaiah 26:12 Lord, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us. Coming to this awareness is a huge step of spiritual growth. We think we accomplish things and we get all puffed up, … Continue reading

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Wise Prayer; July 7, 2021


Proverbs 30:8-9 Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread. Otherwise, I may have too much and disown you and say, ‘Who is the Lord?’ This is a … Continue reading

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Choices; July 6, 2021


Proverbs 28:9, 14 If anyone turns a deaf ear to the law, even his prayers are detestable.Blessed is the man who always fears the Lord, but he who hardens his heart falls into trouble. These two verses present very contrasting … Continue reading

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Wisdom; July 5, 2021


Proverbs 15:33 The fear of the Lord teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor. This particular truth is repeated numerous times throughout the Bible, but we seem to have a hard time really getting it into our awareness. … Continue reading

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Lifespan; June 28, 2021


Psalm 90:10 The length of our days is seventy years– or eighty, if we have the strength. I find it deliciously ironic that this is from a Psalm introduced as, “A prayer of Moses the man of God.” Moses didn’t … Continue reading

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Decisions; June 27, 2021


Psalm 86:11 Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. David recognized the common human condition of being indecisive, and he wanted his decisions … Continue reading

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Being Heard by God; June 14, 2021


Psalms 17:6 I call on you, O God, for you will answer me; give ear to me and hear my prayer. I think a common characteristic of those who pray a lot is the faith that they are being heard. … Continue reading

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Fasting; May 31, 2021


Ezra 8:21 There, by the Ahava Canal, I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions. We don’t often think … Continue reading

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Knowledge; May 23, 2021


2 Kings 4:27 When she reached the man of God at the mountain, she took hold of his feet. Gehazi came over to push her away, but the man of God said, “Leave her alone! She is in bitter distress, … Continue reading

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