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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.

God Shows His Love for You in Every Book of the Bible

Editor’s note: God’s Word is many things—instructive, historical, poetic. Yet the Bible is also an incredible love letter. In 66 Ways God Loves You, you will walk through each of the sixty-six books of the Bible to see, in concise and thoughtful ways, how every book reflects God’s love for you! Today’s devotion is from the sections

Choose Your Words Wisely

Read Proverbs 16:16-33 Children say cruel things to each other. Very few of us escape our school years without getting our feelings hurt over something another child said to us. Often as children, we were taught to respond to a verbal barb by saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never

Proverbs: True Wisdom

Beyond the power of God’s wisdom to guide and protect us, one of the most captivating aspects of wisdom is its simplicity. True wisdom doesn’t put itself on display, like the thick volumes of rarely viewed academia that I thumbed through in college. Wisdom is not the complex reasoning of tenured professors. No, wisdom shines

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Discovering Jesus in Old Testament Proverbs

The book of Proverbs is the Old Testament’s Twitter. After some introductory chapters that present wisdom’s beauty, benefits, and beckonings, we encounter hundreds and hundreds of Tweets – short, pithy, and memorable statements and observations that communicate the most profound theological and practical truths. But can Jesus be found in these Tweets? It wasn’t immediately obvious to me, and it wasn’t

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