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Knowledge...Understanding...Wisdom

Proverbs 9:10—“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.”

I taught a Sunday school lesson to our teens recently and focused on these three parts of Proverbs 9:10.  1,954 more words

Character

Biting My Tongue

I came across the following devotional that I thought shows an account of what James has been teaching us about guarding our tongue, and instead of retaliating, taking the situation to the Lord in prayer. 714 more words

Prayer

Following The Crowd 

Exodus 23:2
“You shall not follow a crowd to do evil…”

The Law of God was given as a standard to show the people their need for a Savior, and as a pattern to ensure that the people lived righteous lives. 235 more words

Bible

Hearts and Hands

It is such a blessing that we do not have to work our way into heaven. We have a free gift that is offered through the blood of Jesus, granting us access to God’s kingdom. 1,709 more words

Godliness

Designed to be Imitators of God

Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. (Ephesians 5:1)

Ephesians chapter 4 is about us embracing our new self in Christ. Perhaps the concept of a new self is difficult for you to grasp. 968 more words

Christian Living

The Tongue: Small Member Makes Great Boasts

When we as believers appear before the judgment—seat of Christ, we will be held accountable for three things: 1) the truth we understood; 2) the opportunities He gave us to share that truth; 3) and how we responded in obedience to Him. 1,008 more words

Godliness

“Bring thy lust to the gospel, not for relief, but for further conviction of its guilt; look on Him whom thou hast pierced, and be in bitterness.

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Theology