Tag Archives: wisdom

Consequences of Sin; July 5, 2020


Hosea 5:15 “Then I will go back to my place until they admit their guilt. And they will seek my face; in their misery they will earnestly seek me.” Time and time again the Bible records God allowing people to … Continue reading

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God’s Rules; July 4, 2020


Daniel 1:15 At the end of the ten days they looked healthier and better nourished than any of the young men who ate the royal food. Here we have a clear example of the practicality of God’s rules. There was … Continue reading

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The Bible; June 25, 2020


Jeremiah 8:8 “‘How can you say, “We are wise, for we have the law of the Lord,” when actually the lying pen of the scribes has handled it falsely?’” This verse speaks volumes to me. Many people indeed treat the … Continue reading

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Pastors; June 24, 2020


Jeremiah 3:15 Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding. The Bible mentions bad shepherds and false prophets in quite a few places, so it is actually very comforting to … Continue reading

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Parenting; June 12, 2020


Proverbs 13:24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him. This verse is heartily despised by many today, and we are seeing the results in society all around us. Physical … Continue reading

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Words; June 11, 2020


Proverbs 12:18 Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. The Bible has a lot to say about words and speech. Just pulling the references would take quite a while! This particular verse brings … 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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PTSD; June 8, 2020


Psalm 147:3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. The Bible does not back off from the reality that not all wounds are physical. The Japanese for this verse says, “He heals those whose hearts have been hit … Continue reading

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Suffering; March 9, 2020


Philippians 1:29 For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for him. Reading this I immediately thought of a report I read just recently of persecuted believers … Continue reading

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Opportunities; March 6, 2020


Ephesians 5:15-16 Be very careful, then, how you live–not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. This is excellent advice, but we need to think about it and unpack it to … Continue reading

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