Category Archives: Wisdom

· June 20, 2017

It is not an enemy who taunts me— I could bear that. It is not my foes who so arrogantly insult me— I could have hidden from them. Instead, it is you—my equal, my companion and close friend. What good fellowship we once enjoyed as we walked together to the house of God.
Psalm 55:12-14 (NLT)

More often than not, it is those closest to us who we have the ability to hurt and who have the ability to hurt us. So, be intentional in relationships, mend hurts and heal division.

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· June 19, 2017

A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Proverbs 15:1 (ESV)

Choose your words and how you say them wisely.

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· June 2, 2017

Desire without knowledge is not good, and one who moves too hurriedly misses the way.
Proverbs 19:2 (ESV)

Slow down a little.

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· May 31, 2017

The discerning person looks to wisdom, but the eyes of a fool to the ends of the earth.
Proverbs 17:24 (ESV)

Despite the temptation to look elsewhere, look to wisdom.

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· May 30, 2017

20 Those who are attentive to a matter will prosper, and happy are those who trust in the Lord.
Proverbs 16:20 (ESV)

What a simple, yet wonderful reminder.

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· March 16, 2017

Those who are hot-tempered stir up strife, but those who are slow to anger calm contention.
Proverbs 15:18 (NRS)

Consider the perspective of others, and be slow to anger.

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· March 15, 2017

“When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.”
Proverbs 10:19 (ESV)

Consider the prudence in restraining your lips.

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· March 14, 2017

The Lord created me at the beginning of his work, the first of his acts of long ago.
Proverbs 8:22 (NRS)

If God put wisdom first, so should we.

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· March 13, 2017

Happy are those who find wisdom, and those who get understanding, for her income is better than silver, and her revenue better than gold.
Proverbs 3:13,14 (NRSV)

Wisdom is so precious.

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· February 17, 2017

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.
Proverbs 18:21 (ESV)

Be a good steward of what you say – your words go a long way.

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