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God Is Close

But as for me, it is good to be near God. I have made the Sovereign Lord my refuge; I will tell of all your deeds. Psalm 73:28 Abraham Lincoln once said, “I have been driven many times upon my … Continue reading

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Life to the Full

He will be the sure foundation for your times, a rich store of salvation and wisdom and knowledge; the fear of the Lord is the key to this treasure. Isaiah 33:6 In today’s passage, to fear the Lord does not … Continue reading

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A Path of Understanding

A man who strays from the path of understanding comes to rest in the company of the dead. Proverbs 21:16 Today’s passage cautions us to not stray from the path of understanding or else we will rest in the company … Continue reading

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Godly Instruction

Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise. Proverbs 19:20 Today’s passage reminds us to listen to advice and accept instruction so we will be wise. Listening to advice and instruction is a theme … Continue reading

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The Lord Teaches a Man Wisdom

The fear of the Lord teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor. Proverbs 15:33 Solomon was the wisest man to ever walk the face of the earth. He asked for only one monumental thing from the Lord. Solomon … Continue reading

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Lack of Counsel

Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed. Proverbs 15:22 Since being diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s, I have found my storehouse of wisdom is lacking in many areas. As a result, I must rely on … Continue reading

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God’s Holy Word

Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning and even among fools she lets herself be known. Proverbs 14:33 While on the road back home from a recent vacation, I saw a sign that said, “Jack’s Pawn and Gun; Guns … Continue reading

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Wisdom from Taking Advice

Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice. Proverbs 13:9 When early stage dementia strikes, some people believe the symptoms are not real and therefore don’t accept their diagnosis. They often try to continue their … Continue reading

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Fear the Lord and Find Wisdom

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” Proverbs 9:10 Any study of wisdom should start with today’s passage from Proverbs. King Solomon asserts “the fear of the Lord” is … Continue reading

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Full Treasuries

I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice, bestowing wealth on those who love me and making their treasuries full. Proverbs 8:20-21 The product of Godly wisdom is always righteousness which naturally produces the fruit of … Continue reading

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