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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.

 

As We Value So We Search

MATTHEW 13:44-46 – The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls, who, on finding one pearl of great value, went and sold…

In Awe Of His Word

PSALM 33:8-9 – Let all the earth fear the Lord; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him! For he spoke, and it came to be; he commanded, and it stood firm. THEME OF THE DAY. IN AWE OF HIS WORD. We are creatures of habit and routine. I smile when I take my place on the Lord’s…

Oxygen For The Soul

ACTS 20:1-2 – After the uproar ceased, Paul sent for the disciples, and after encouraging them, he said farewell and departed for Macedonia. When he had gone through those regions and had given them much encouragement, he came to Greece. THEME OF THE DAY. OXYGEN FOR THE SOUL. It is the easiest ministry to do. Every Christian is equipped and commanded to…

There Is No Excuse

JAMES 4:8 – Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. THEME OF THE DAY. THERE IS NO EXCUSE. You know the experience. We either read it in a book, heard it in a sermon or conversation, or saw it posted somewhere. This “it” is a quote or…

All Is Well

PSALM 25:10 – All the paths of the Lord are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep his covenant and his testimonies. THEME OF THE DAY. ALL IS WELL. If I were to ask, “What are the most important words in today’s scripture?”, how would we answer? It would be easy to reply, “Steadfast love and faithfulness” as we focus on…

The Conditions For Christ’s Peace And Rest

MATTHEW 11:28-30 – Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. THEME OF THE DAY. THE CONDITIONS FOR CHRIST’S…