Tag: understanding

  • A Letter to Jesus (Asking Questions About Things I Don’t Understand)

    One day my heart was heavy, so I wrote the following thoughts as though I were writing to Jesus. I feel that, in time, GOD helped me better understand the answers to my concerns. If you’d like to understand the increased clarity I received, I explain in this series of posts. … Jesus, Where do…

  • May 19 – Pride and Humility

    Reading Sincere Motivation Motive and the Heart – Prov. 15:11; 16:2; 17:3; 20:11, 27; 21:2; 27:19 False Worship – Prov. 15:8, 29; 21:3, 27 Duplicity – Prov. 6:12-15; 10:10-11; 11:3; 16:30; 20:14; 23:6-8; 26:23-26 Concern for Others Love and Faithfulness – Prov. 3:3-4; 16:6; 20:6; 25:19 Love, Hatred, and Compassion – Prov. 10:12; 15:17; 17:5;…

  • May 17 – Fear GOD and Trust in Him

    Reading Value of Wise Sayings – Prov. 22:17-21 Purpose of Proverbs – Prov. 1:1-7; 25:1 Preeminence of God Fear of the Lord – Prov. 9:10-12; 10:27; 14:2, 26-27; 15:33; 19:23; 28:14 Trust in God or Self – 3:5-8; 14:12; 16:3, 20; 18:2, 4, 10; 19:3; 20:24; 21:22; 26:12; 28:26; 29:25 Divine Providence – 15:3; 16:1,…

  • May 4 – Seeing GOD in the Psalms (Part 16)

    Reading Psalm 122; 124; 133; 134; 135; 136; 138 Devotional Psalm 124 If GOD had not been on our side when our enemies attacked, we would have been destroyed. Instead, He has kept us from harm. Our help is in the name of the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth. Psalm 133 It is…

  • March 4 – Obey Whether You Understand or Not

    Reading Lev. 11:46-47 Deut. 14:3-5 Lev. 11:4-23, 41-45, 24-38; 20:25-26; 11:39-40 Deut. 14:21a Lev. 17:15-16 Ex. 22:31 Lev. 17:10-14; 7:22-25 Ex. 23:19b Devotional In today‚Äôs reading GOD gave the Israelites a list of animals they could not eat. GOD said that eating them or touching their dead carcass would cause them to be unclean until evening. GOD told the…

  • Church Notes: The Fear of the LORD

    This is a brief study of the phrase “the fear of the LORD” in Scripture. These notes were compiled in preparation for a church meeting in 2011.