Tag Archives: wisdom

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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December 4th-Paul is teaching his teachers to treat newer believers as you would children, with plenty of exhortation and encouragement.

1 Thessalonians 2:9For you recall, brethren, our labor and hardship, how working night and day so as not to be a burden to any of you, we proclaimed to you the gospel of God. 10You are witnesses, and so is … Continue reading

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December 3rd-Here we have Paul setting a great example of how to pray for others.

Colossians 1: 9For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and … Continue reading

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November 28th-what better concern for someone could we raise before God than that they would answer His calling?

Ephesians 1: 15For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which exists among you and your love for all the saints, 16do not cease giving thanks for you, while making mention of you in … Continue reading

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