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Day 27: First Fruits, Cheerful Stewards

In Deuteronomy 26, we are taught to give of our first fruits to our local priest.  “First fruits” are the initial proceeds of the soil of the land that He gave to us.  And so, perhaps we are not so … Continue reading

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Day 26: A Fool’s Mischief

“It is as sport to a fool to do mischief:  but a man of understanding hath wisdom.” – Proverbs 10:23 To be a fool takes little effort or exertion, though understanding requires effort, study, and reflection.  Mischief will find us, … Continue reading

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Day 25: God Protects and Provides

I hope everyone enjoyed a restful Thanksgiving break with family and friends. Today’s study is of Proverbs 2:6-8:  “For the Lord giveth wisdom:  out of His mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.  He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous.  He … Continue reading

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Thankful

Albert Schweitzer said, “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person.  Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” Thanksgiving started … Continue reading

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Day 24: Shining Light

“But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.” – Proverbs 4:18 To me, this is telling us that the lighted path, through God, is the trusted and reliable … Continue reading

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Day 23: Wisdom, Part 2

“Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.  For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.” In yesterday’s verse (Proverbs 4:7-8), we learned that … Continue reading

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Day 22: Wisdom

Wisdom results from the collective application of past lessons, acumen, perception, and judgment.  As Christians, we believe that God grants and entrusts wisdom to us. “Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom, and with all thy getting get understanding.  … Continue reading

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