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Instruction

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Proverbs 1:2-7 – To know wisdom and instruction, to understand words of insight, to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity; to give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the youth —
Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance, to understand a proverb and a saying, the words of the wise and their riddles.

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.

The Power of Praise

  PSALM 119:164 – Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous rules.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  THE POWER OF PRAISE.  First, we need to dismiss two things about today’s scripture.  The Psalmist is not assigning a “quota” on his praise. It isn’t rigid formality that is saying, “Okay, Lord, I am going to praise You seven times today.” …

Compelled By Love

The great missionary Hudson Taylor was interviewing potential candidates for the mission field. He asked each one, “What motivates you for wanting to serve the Lord in a faraway land?”

Dead Sea Christians

LUKE 9:24 – For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  DEAD SEA CHRISTIANS.  Two of the ugliest things a Christian may allow in their lives are first, holding God’s truth in the heart and proclaiming it without love. As Francis Schaeffer once said, “Biblical…