Thus says the LORD: “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, but let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD who practices steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth. For in these things I delight, declares the LORD.” (Jeremiah 9:23-24 ESV) Continue reading THE MOST IMPORTANT PERSON YOU CAN EVER KNOW

big decision

Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed. (Proverbs 15:22 ESV) I have learned (and am still learning) not to make decisions too quickly based on immediate emotions. In a window shopping culture it is far too easy to make a mental and/or verbal “purchase” in a decision-making process. [Cut to “STOP IT! OR I’LL BURY YOU ALIVE IN A BOX!“] I’m thankful for the handful of trusted friends and family who graciously & willingly counsel me in love for the “big decisions” and turning points in my life. God has surrounded me with wise men and women … Continue reading big decision


If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. James 1:5-6 I read Proverbs 8 this morning and I thought to myself, “Self – I believe I’m missing out on something very important in life.” I haven’t been pursuing wisdom. I want to be characterized by God’s wisdom. He gives of His wisdom freely to those who … Continue reading Wisdom

God’s Wisdom…

The next home fellowship meeting covers 1 Corinthians 1:18-31. “For the word of the cross is to those who are perishing foolishness, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God….Where is the wise man? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not come to know God, God was well-pleased through the foolishness of the message preached to save those who believe….but God has chosen the foolish things of the world to shame … Continue reading God’s Wisdom…