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Proverbs 2:6 – For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding;
he stores up sound wisdom for the upright; he is a shield to those who walk in integrity,

Proverbs 18:15 – An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

Romans 12:2 – Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

 

Dealing With The Past

PHILIPPIANS 3:13-14 – Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. THEME OF THE DAY. DEALING WITH THE PAST. All of us have a…

Is It I, Lord?

PROVERBS 28:26 – Whoever trusts in his own mind is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom will be delivered. THEME OF THE DAY. IS IT I, LORD? The theme in today’s nugget was asked of the Lord by the disciples at the Last Supper. Here is Matthew’s account of the scene – When it was evening, he reclined at table…

The Potter’s Choice Tool

PSALM 119:71 – It is good for me that I was afflicted, that I might learn your statutes. THEME OF THE DAY. THE POTTER’S CHOICE TOOL. It goes beyond just the reality of life in a sin-cursed world. It isn’t just something everyone experiences in life. It is the chief tool, yes, the chief tool, our God uses to do the greatest…

Life As It Really Is

JOB 7:1-3 – “Has not man a hard service on earth, and are not his days like the days of a hired hand? Like a slave who longs for the shadow, and like a hired hand who looks for his wages, so I am allotted months of emptiness, and nights of misery are apportioned to me. THEME OF THE DAY. LIFE AS…

The Two Basics Of The Christian Life

PSALM 119:170 – Let my plea come before you; deliver me according to your word. THEME OF THE DAY. THE TWO BASICS OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE. Today’s scripture is short but loaded with instruction. The Psalmist who wrote it is a model for living out the Christian life. He offers us two basic truths that are to mark our walk with the…

Our Heart Attitude Towards God’s Word

PSALM 119:161 – Princes persecute me without cause, but my heart stands in awe of your words. THEME OF THE DAY. OUR HEART ATTITUDE TOWARD GOD’S WORD. How do we approach God’s Word? I am not referring to how we read and study it. The question is more of attitude than action. And the answer to the question will go a very…