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Thankful for wisdom!

Scripture reading for May 23rd:  Job 26-29

Key Scriptures:  Job 28:20, 23-24, 28  “Where then does wisdom come from? Where does understanding dwell?” . . .”God understands the way to it and He alone knows where it dwells, for He views the ends of the earth and sees everything under the heavens.”. . .”And He said to man, ‘The fear of the Lord–that is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding.'”  

Job pondered wisdom and it’s relation to God Himself.  Job understood that God alone had wisdom and knew all things in heaven and on earth.  In fact, God’s word to man had declared: “The fear of the Lord–that is wisdom.”  A deep and abiding respect for God and His word causes man to shun evil and live by God’s holy decrees!

Thankful for God’s wisdom:  Jesus Christ has been revealed to us as Wisdom from God and He lived in total fear of the Lord God, His Father!  “My purpose is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.”  (Colossians 2:2-3)

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Thankful for a Wise King!

Scripture reading for March 31st:  1st Kings 2-6

Key Scriptures:  1st Kings 4:29-30 “God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore.  Solomon’s wisdom was greater that the wisdom of all the men of the East, and greater than all the wisdom of Egypt.”  

Solomon was blessed with wisdom.  Wisdom is the ability to take knowledge and apply it in righteousness to bring about God’s will and purposes.  The greatest Son of Solomon, Jesus Christ, also was filled with even greater wisdom!  We are blessed by a wise King!

Rejoicing in Christ’s wisdom:  Thankfully God blessed His Son Jesus Christ with total wisdom and has made that available to all who trust in Him!  “My purpose is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.”  (Colossians 2:2-3)

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