Today’s thought “Fools despise wisdom and instruction” (March 23)

Today we start reading “the proverbs of Solomon” (Proverbs 1:1) and a key verse is “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction” (verse 7). An awe of God is the beginning and foundation of wise thinking. The plea of Solomon is, “Hear my son, your father’s instruction,… Read More Today’s thought “Fools despise wisdom and instruction” (March 23)

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Today’s thought “Not by man but With God is the sum total of all wisdom and of all power” (December 10)

From friends you must have it. They may speak wisely but also can utter foolishness. Job tells his friends that they take an attitude as if they know everything. His friends might be the voice of the people. Job warns them that when they die, wisdom will die with them. (Job 12:1-2) In the previous… Read More Today’s thought “Not by man but With God is the sum total of all wisdom and of all power” (December 10)

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Today’s thought “Fools despise wisdom” (March 23)

Today’s thought “Fools despise wisdom” (March 23) We started reading Proverbs today – it expresses many blunt contrasts – there is a right way of living and a wrong way – and no middle way. We will find comparisons with the parables of Jesus we are reading in Luke, some of which are developed from… Read More Today’s thought “Fools despise wisdom” (March 23)

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Concluding thought by the article series “Key to the Bible”

Each individual has to make their own choices, making up their mind what they do want to believe and whom they would like to follow. Having looked at the key elements of the Bible we must consider what we really want to do,keeping to follow this world and holding fast to worldly traditions or following the Nazarene master teacher Jeshua (Jesus christ) and becoming a real Christian or a Christadelphian to go through life as a Brother or Sister in Christ.… Read More Concluding thought by the article series “Key to the Bible”

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Today’s thought “Blessed people …” (July 27)

Today’s thought “Blessed people who trust in God and share the Good News” (July 27) The day before yesterday we made a call for writers. Our Readers Digest and Lifestyle magazine From Guestwriters can do with some more writers on different subjects. We can still do with people who write about family matters, like how… Read More Today’s thought “Blessed people …” (July 27)

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the Bible – God’s guide for life #3 Fast food or staple diet

fast food or staple diet?   The Bible ‘menu’ is a full one, with lots of interesting things to try. Some portions may be an acquired taste but it is worth being adventurous. There are two ways of approaching this feast of good things: to feed regularly on the spiritual food there, having a regular… Read More the Bible – God’s guide for life #3 Fast food or staple diet

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In a world which knows no peace sharing blessed hope

The Jewish people struggled through the Roman/Edomite, Ishmaelite and European exile and had to face terrible times for their people on several occasions throughout history. But always they kept believing that their God, the God of Abraham, was not going to leave them abandoned. For them they had the assurance in the book-rolls which survived… Read More In a world which knows no peace sharing blessed hope

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