Tag Archives: learning from experience

Looking Forward; January 26, 2018


Isaiah 43:18-19 “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the … Continue reading

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David’s Example; June 25, 2017


2 Samuel 24:14 David said to Gad, “I am in deep distress. Let us fall into the hands of the Lord, for his mercy is great; but do not let me fall into the hands of men.” For the modern … Continue reading

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Leadership; May 20, 2017


Joshua 6:16 The seventh time around, when the priests sounded the trumpet blast, Joshua commanded the people, “Shout! For the Lord has given you the city!” Differences in language can be very interesting. In English, the command to shout is … Continue reading

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April 25, 2017


Deuteronomy 6:24 The Lord commanded us to obey all these decrees and to fear the Lord our God, so that we might always prosper and be kept alive, as is the case today. Once again we are back to God’s … Continue reading

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October 31, 2015


Numbers 21:34 The Lord said to Moses, “Do not be afraid of him, for I have handed him over to you, with his whole army and his land. Do to him what you did to Sihon king of the Amorites, … Continue reading

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February 10, 2012


Daniel 5:22 “But you his son, O Belshazzar, have not humbled yourself, though you knew all this.” Human capacity for not learning from the experiences of others, or even our own experiences, is astounding at times. Belshazzar was Nebuchadnezzar’s grandson … Continue reading

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September 23, 2011


Hebrews 5:14 But solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil. Maturity doesn’t come simply with the passage of time, but with experience and practice. Some people seem never to … Continue reading

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