Category Archives: wisdom

January 5th-Men getting together and planning grandiose things-without God-just doesn’t work.

Genesis 11:1 Now the whole earth used the same language and the same words. 2It came about as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there. 3They said to one another, “Come, … Continue reading

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December 17th-the whole of Scripture is a great lifelong learning experience.

1 Peter 1: 13Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. We surely have heard this call to prepare our … Continue reading

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December 16th-His “Let your yes be yes” has for centuries resounded through the human experience.

James 5: 12But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath; but your yes is to be yes, and your no, no, so that you may not fall under judgment. … Continue reading

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December 12th- There is nothing wrong with “going back to the basics”

Hebrews 5: 12For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you have need again for someone to teach you the elementary principles of the oracles of God, and you have come to need milk and not solid food. … Continue reading

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December 8th-We need to raise up others who can teach as well.

2 Timothy 2: 2The things which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also. Paul sums up the education of disciples brilliantly. By describing … Continue reading

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December 7th-most of this could be avoided if those on both sides would only reconcile themselves to Jesus

1 Timothy 5: 8But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. 1 Timothy 6: 17Instruct those who are rich in this … Continue reading

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December 6th-How often is it that we pray for our leaders, and, when we do, we focus on their shortcomings?

1 Timothy 2: 1First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, 2for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet … Continue reading

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