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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.

 

Prayer And Its Primary Purpose

MATTHEW 14:23 – And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone. THEME OF THE DAY. PRAYER AND ITS PRIMARY PURPOSE. Do you ever wonder why Jesus prayed as much as He did? If He was and is the God-Man, why did He need to pray? If…

Discipleship On His Terms

LUKE 14:25-33 – Now great crowds accompanied him, and he turned and said to them, “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my…

Are We Watching For Him?

1 PETER 1:13 – Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. THEME OF THE DAY. ARE WE WATCHING FOR HIM? A couple of quick questions on today’s nugget theme. Did you think about Jesus’ return today? Yesterday? Last week? If your…

Never, Ever, Trust Yourself

PROVERBS 3:5-8 – Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil. It will be healing to your flesh and refreshment to your bones. THEME OF THE…

Overcoming Discouragement In God’s Work

EZRA 4:4–5 – Then the people of the land discouraged the people of Judah and made them afraid to build and bribed counselors against them to frustrate their purpose, all the days of Cyrus king of Persia, even until the reign of Darius king of Persia. THEME OF THE DAY. OVERCOMING DISCOURAGEMENT IN GOD’S WORK. In today’s scripture, God’s people are rebuilding…

Complain To The Lord Not Of The Lord

PSALM 142:1-2 – With my voice I cry out to the Lord; with my voice I plead for mercy to the Lord. I pour out my complaint before him; I tell my trouble before him. THEME OF THE DAY. COMPLAIN TO THE LORD NOT OF THE LORD. Sometimes it is okay to complain. Really. It is. Yes, we know the Apostle Paul…