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Wisdom 1.20

A person of wisdom may seem like someone who’s discovered the “secrets” of life, but in truth, they’re the ones who’ve noticed obvious things around themselves. Here’s how Solomon describes the visibility of wisdom: “Wisdom calls aloud outside; she raises … Continue reading

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Wisdom 1.7

Are you wise? You’ll probably hesitate to answer “yes” because most people aren’t so bold as to refer to themselves as wise. However, consider what the Bible lists as the criteria for someone to be considered wise: “The fear of … Continue reading

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Wisdom 25.28

“Whoever has no rule over his own spirit is like a city broken down, without walls.” – Proverbs 25:28 NKJV A “life without walls” is one on the defense, never at rest, and prone to impulsive responses. However, one marked … Continue reading

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Wisdom 24.3

“A house is built by wisdom, and it is established by understanding; by knowledge the rooms are filled with every precious and beautiful treasure.” – Proverbs 24:3 HCSB In biblical terms, your “house” is more than a physical dwelling, it … Continue reading

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Wisdom 23.17

“Don’t let your heart envy sinners; instead always fear the LORD. For then you will have a future, and your hope will never fade.” – Proverbs 23:17-18 HCSB There’s a variety of old sayings about “the grass looking greener on … Continue reading

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Wisdom 22.2

“The rich and the poor have this in common, the LORD is the maker of them all.” – Proverbs 22:2 NKJV Society has always labeled people. Terms like rich, poor, famous, common, etc. have been used for centuries, but we’re … Continue reading

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Wisdom 21.23

“Whoever guards his mouth and tongue, keeps his soul from troubles.” – Proverbs 21:23 NKJV Words spoken tend to live-on even after an apology, and some thoughts need time to mature before being revealed (or discarded). May our words be … Continue reading

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