Having Joy, Faith and Wisdom

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; knowing that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing. If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all liberally, and upbraideth not; and …

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O LORD, Be Gracious Unto Us

Woe to thee that spoilest, and thou wast not spoiled; and dealest treacherously, and they dealt not treacherously with thee! When thou shalt cease to spoil, thou shalt be spoiled; and when thou shalt make an end to deal treacherously, they shall deal treacherously with thee. O LORD, be gracious unto us; we have waited …

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Be Delivered from the Wrath to Come

Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee. Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy …

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Prayer; and Our Answers to Others

Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving; withal praying also for us, that God would open unto us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds: that I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak. Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, …

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Praying for Knowledge

Colossians 1:9 I. THERE IS A DESTRUCTION FOR LACK OF KNOWLEDGE. “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.“ Hosea 4:6 (KJV). …

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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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