Tag Archives: Proverbs

Why it’s a good idea to read the Bible every day

When I became a Christian, I was told that I ought to have a ‘Quiet Time’ every day – preferably first thing in the morning – when I should spend time reading the Bible and praying to God. I sometimes … Continue reading

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A moral compass

A certain schoolteacher once “had a bit of a moral dilemma to deal with.” So he wrote a blog, posing the question: “How do we, and how should we, define what is right or wrong, acceptable or unacceptable???” How indeed. His answer was … Continue reading

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Victory

II Samuel 8:14 “The LORD gave David victory wherever he went” Reading through I & II Samuel, it is obvious that David was not only a very able soldier himself, but he also had under him a highly skilled and … Continue reading

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Adorning the word of God

“… so that no-one will malign the word of God.” (Titus 2:5) We know that the Gospel message is ‘good news’ – so how can good news be perceived as bad news? A lot depends on the messenger. A worthy … Continue reading

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The discipline of the Lord

We believe in God, the Father Almighty…  Proverbs 3:11,12 My son, do not despise the LORD’s discipline, and do not resent His rebuke, because the LORD disciplines those He loves, as a father the son he delights in. To say … Continue reading

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Artistic gifts

Exodus 31:1-11 “See, I have chosen Bezalel son of Uri… of the tribe of Judah, and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with skill, ability and knowledge in all kinds of crafts….” (verses 2,3) Bezalel was probably … Continue reading

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The wisdom of God in creation

Psalm 104 celebrates God’s creation: How many are your works, O LORD! In wisdom you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures.           (verse 24) A work ‘in progress’ (verses 10-15) The universe is … Continue reading

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