Monday Musings

Unsearchable God

“‘And he said to man, “Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, and to turn away from evil is understanding”’” (Job 28:28). Job’s emotions are all over the place throughout the book that bears his name. When he first learns that he has lost everything, his initial reaction is to bless God. “‘The… Continue reading Unsearchable God

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Beautiful Words

“A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver” (Proverbs 25:11). Words are some of the most important things in our lives. They are the basis of communication; without words, it would be incredibly difficult to share thoughts with anyone else. We can use our words for many things. We… Continue reading Beautiful Words

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Words of Wisdom

“Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly” (Proverbs 14:29). When someone wrongs us, or when something doesn’t go our way, it’s easy for our first reaction to be anger. We like to complain about everything going wrong in our lives, finding a perverted satisfaction in… Continue reading Words of Wisdom

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Wisdom Calling

“For whoever finds me finds life and obtains favor from the LORD, but he who fails to find me injures himself; all who hate me love death” (Proverbs 8:35-36). Throughout the book of Proverbs, wisdom is often personified as a woman. She calls out to the simple-minded and encourages them to come and learn from… Continue reading Wisdom Calling

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Growing in Wisdom

“My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you” (Proverbs 3:1-2). Wisdom is a lifelong search, one that begins in childhood and continues until the end of one’s life. As much as we want to… Continue reading Growing in Wisdom