Tag Archives: wisdom

A View of Life Beyond the Sun

If it all comes out the same in the wash “under the sun,” then truly, “behold, all is vanity and a striving after wind” under the sun (Eccl. 1:14). Hovering over the first-half of Ecclesiastes 2 this morning. Amazed at … Continue reading

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Wisdom — Found, Fulfilling, Fruitful

Hovering over three verses in Proverbs 10 this morning. On the lips of him who has understanding, wisdom is found, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks sense. Doing wrong is like a joke to a … Continue reading

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It’s Who You Know

She builds her house. She prepares the food and sets the table. And then she sends out messengers and calls out to all with ears to hear: “Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!” To him who lacks sense … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Go

Proverbs 8 is what always seals it for me — the person of Wisdom in Proverbs is the Person of Christ. When wisdom calls, it’s Christ calling. What wisdom offers, Christ offers. To seek wisdom is to seek Christ. For, … Continue reading

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The Pursuit and The Promise

Hovering over Proverbs 2 this morning. Almost overwhelmed with the sense that we need to desperately pursue the word of God if we are going to have any chance of walking in this world with our witness in tact. What’s … Continue reading

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The Riches of Full Assurance

They were in a battle. Not against flesh and blood, but against thoughts and ideas. Paul referring to them as “plausible arguments” (Col. 2:4) and empty philosophies “according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world” (Col. … Continue reading

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Not a Dumb Bird

I’m two chapters into God’s Twenty Questions session with Job (actually, I have no idea how many questions God has peppered Job with over these 70+ verses — but it’s a lot). But I think there’s only a couple of … Continue reading

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A Word Fitly Spoken

I get that it just might be confirmation bias, interpreting what I’m reading this morning in support of something I’ve been sensing for awhile. But if that “sensing” has been of the Spirit, then I shouldn’t be surprised if He … Continue reading

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Like Father Like Son

Yesterday morning I was thinking about what it looks for God to rejoice. Jesus taught that “there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents” (Lk. 15:10). And if the angels are before the throne of … Continue reading

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Guarding with Our Lips

If I’m picking up what the king is laying down, then, if you can articulate truth, truth can protect you. For, if you can guard it with your lips, it will guard you from her lips. My son, be attentive … Continue reading

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