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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.

 

Doers of the Word

1 TIMOTHY 4:15 – Practice and cultivate and meditate upon these duties; throw yourself wholly into them, so that your progress may be evident to everybody. (Amplified Bible)”   THEME OF THE DAY: DOERS OF THE WORD. The morning started out great.  I rolled out of bed from a nice night of sleep feeling refreshed, early enough to ensure no frantic rushing…

The Question of All Questions

LUKE 6:46 – Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do what I tell you?”   THEME OF THE DAY: THE QUESTION OF ALL QUESTIONS.  In the journey of parenting, have you ever placed yourself in the futile position caused by asking the “why did you do that?” of your children?  I say, “futile position” because from a human perspective,…

The Highest Form of Motivation

EPHESIANS 1:4c-5 – In love He predestined us for adoption through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of His will.”   THEME OF THE DAY: THE HIGHEST FORM OF MOTIVATION. When the alarm sounds in the morning or our own built-in clock awakens us to the dawning of a new day, what motivates us to get up and going?  What prevents shutting…

Be Careful Of Many Words

PROVERBS 10:19 – When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.”   THEME OF THE DAY. BE CAREFUL OF MANY WORDS.  It is a sure thing because the Bible, and particularly, today’s scripture tells us it is a sure thing.  If we must always give an opinion in a conversation; if we must always strive…

How Will We Be Remembered?

PROVERBS 10:7 – The memory of the righteous is a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.”   THEME OF THE DAY. HOW WILL WE BE REMEMBERED?  It is the most important question we may ask ourselves often in life. It goes like this “When the Lord calls me to Himself, I wonder how I am going to be remembered…

Lessons From Some Deer

1 Peter 5:8 – Be sober-minded; be watchful.  Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.”   THEME OF THE DAY: LESSONS FROM SOME DEER.  No noise broke the early morning silence as I left my vehicle and entered the building. It was quiet as was my office. I had to check on them.  Gazing outside…