Category Archives: Wisdom

God’s Wisdom

James 3:17 But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable (willing to yield), full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy. God’s wisdom far surpasses ours. Our wisdom is based on what we know and … Continue reading

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Pulling Weeds

While I pulled weeds the other day, I thought how this act held a close parallel to sin in our lives. If we allow little sins to remain, they grow bigger and harder to remove, just like weeds. After about … Continue reading

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Myth vs Truth

In the Bible God tells us, “You shall not add to the word which I am commanding you, nor take away from it, that you may keep the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you” (Deuteronomy 4:2). … Continue reading

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Basic Training

Today’s devotional is from a book I co-authored with Ardythe Kolb entitiled Daily Walk with Jesus available here in paperback and e-reader. I John 2:17 And the world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does … Continue reading

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A Fresh Look

How many times do we pray and pray and think God hasn’t answered because I doesn’t look like how we pictured the answer? He asks us to ask, seek, and knock, (Matthew 7:7), but nowhere does He leave the scripting … Continue reading

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Season for Joy

I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. I wonder if God gave us seasons, especially spring to bring us hope of His renewing power. … Continue reading

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Light and Dark

Psalm 112:4 Light arises in the darkness for the upright; He is gracious and compassionate and righteous. Many times we find ourselves at a crossroads. Do we go right or left, or straight ahead? We need God’s wisdom, His instruction … Continue reading

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Understanding Hidden Things

I Corinthians 2:14 But a natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually appraised. A man that has not received Christ … Continue reading

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Loving Others

I John 3:14 We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death. One test to know that we are truly born again is how we … Continue reading

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Smooth Words

Daniel 11:32 And by smooth words he will turn to godlessness those who act wickedly toward the covenant, but the people who know their God will display strength and take action. “Smooth words” here means, “flattery, smoothness, fine promises.” This … Continue reading

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