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Why Pray for Wisdom Anyway?

Why Pray for Wisdom Anyway?

This is what we speak, not in words taught us by human wisdom but in words taught by the Spirit. — 1 Corinthians 2:13 Wisdom was there in the very beginning, guiding the creation of the cosmos. Wisdom revealed the one true God to the Jewish people, and spoke truth through their prophets and teachers.

Jehoshaphat, Isaiah, and Job — Prayers for a Time Such As This

For we have no power against this great multitude that is coming against us; nor do we know what to do, but our eyes are upon You.  — 2 Chronicles 20:12 Jehoshaphat and his people were about to face a great enemy, and they were afraid. Armies were on their way to drive them out

Integrity

  Our generation hears the word integrity, and it seems to mean “honest and good.” A man of integrity is a man who won’t steal or lie. We pick this up just from hearing the way the word is commonly used. It takes our understanding a bit further, though, to know the word integrity is

I Want to Know Why!

It does not help to try to quantify suffering, I have learned along the way. That the tsunami of 2004 killed far more people than the tsunami of 2011 or that more students died at Virginia Tech than at Sandy Hook Elementary School does not make one event more tragic than the other. Likewise, to

God Wants the Best for Us

Often when tragedies strike or hard times engulf us, we ask, “Where’s God?” In asking this question, we make the assumption that God must not have known what was about to befall us or else, if He were powerful enough, He would have prevented it. Or we assume that God must not love us, because

Proverbs 16:3

What Is the Most Valuable Job in the Church?

Which gifts are most valuable in the church? Wrong question! Paul concludes [in 1 Corinthians 12]. All the various gifts in the church work together to create one well-functioning body. If you take any out, or if you make the whole body just one part, you ruin the beauty, not only of the whole, but of all

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