The wise shall understand

Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand."  Daniel 12:10  (KJB) REFERENCES: Daniel 11; 12; Isaiah 1:18; Ezekiel 36:25; Zechariah 13:9; 1 Corinthians 2:10-16; 6:11; 2 Corinthians 7:1; 1 Samuel 24:13; 2Thessalonians 2:10-12; John 7:17; 8:47; …

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The Right Kind Of Prayer

"In that night did God appear unto Solomon, and said unto him, 'Ask what I shall give thee.' And Solomon said unto God, 'Thou hast shewed great mercy unto David my father, and hast made me to reign in his stead. Now, O LORD God, let Thy promise unto David my father be established: for Thou …

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The Gift Of Wisdom

"And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore. And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt."  1 Kings 4:29-30  (KJB) REFERENCES: 1 Kings 4; Psalm 119:34; James 1:5, …

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Day Sixty Five – Knowledge in Wisdom and Learning

Today's Scripture reading for our ninety day journey and adventure is Ezekiel 46 through Daniel 10.  For our study we will focus on Daniel's prophecy. Daniel was one of many Jewish nobles who were taken by Nebuchadnezzar into Babylon as captives.  Daniel and three of his friends, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah were chosen by the …

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Day Fifty Five – The Holy One of Israel

There is one phrase which keeps coming up in the prophecy of Isaiah.  It is more than a phrase, it is a statement of the character of God.  In Isaiah, as well as in other parts of Scripture we hear of “the Holy One of Israel”.  It is a good term, a great reference to …

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Day Forty Eight – Proverbs and Wisdom

Many wise men have written wise sayings for people to follow.  The wisest of men was King Solomon, because God gave him the wisdom to rule his people; that is what he asked for.  Then, because of his wise prayer and requests God gave him what he did not ask for; and it was many …

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101511 Let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth Me

"Thus saith the LORD, 'Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth Me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and …

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091111 For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof

 "The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion. For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged. A poor man that oppresseth the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaveth no …

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090611 Go from the presence of a foolish man

"Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.  The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.  Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.  The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and …

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090211 Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD

"My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; if thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures; …

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081911 O satisfy us early with Thy mercy

"Thou hast set our iniquities before Thee, our secret sins in the light of Thy countenance.  For all our days are passed away in Thy wrath: we spend our years as a tale that is told.    The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore …

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072711 Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom

"Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the place of understanding?  Seeing it is hid from the eyes of all living, and kept close from the fowls of the air.   Destruction and death say, 'We have heard the fame thereof with our ears.'  God understandeth the way thereof, and He knoweth the place thereof.  For …

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