Tag Archives: wisdom

God our Creator; September 29, 2017


Job 38:36 “Who endowed the heart with wisdom or gave understanding to the mind?” From chapter 38 we have God answering Job, and all the way through the end of chapter 39 it is a succession of rhetorical questions to … Continue reading

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Wisdom and Understanding; September 26, 2017


Job 32:8 But it is the spirit in a man, the breath of the Almighty, that gives him understanding. The Bible speaks of wisdom and understanding several places, perhaps most famously in Proverbs: “The fear of the Lord is the … Continue reading

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Learning from the Past; September 25, 2017


Job 8:8-9 “Ask the former generations and find out what their fathers learned, for we were born only yesterday and know nothing, and our days on earth are but a shadow.” When it comes to the Book of Job I … Continue reading

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Genuine Wisdom; July 7, 2017


1 Kings 11:4 As Solomon grew old, his wives turned his heart after other gods, and his heart was not fully devoted to the Lord his God, as the heart of David his father had been. Here we have the … Continue reading

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Diligence; June 29, 2017


1 Kings 4:29 God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore. This description of Solomon would put him right up there with Newton in terms of intellect … Continue reading

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Wisdom; June 28, 2017


1 Kings 3:28 When all Israel heard the verdict the king had given, they held the king in awe, because they saw that he had wisdom from God to administer justice. This is one of the most famous stories of … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Serving God; June 27, 2017


1 Kings 3:9 “So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?” David had already recognized that his son Solomon … Continue reading

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