Posts tagged with ‘Wisdom’

03/02/22 A LITTLE WISDOM IS BETTER THAN A LOT OF WEALTH

by Barry Lovett

“How much better to get wisdom than gold!” Proverbs 16:16 People all over the world are constantly looking for the better item, whether buying fruit in a market or choosing a place to live.  We examine, ponder, compare, and finally make a choice based on what we believe is better.  In Proverbs 16, we read […]

3/5/21 GODLY ADVISORS CAN HELP STEER US IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

by Barry Lovett

“In the multitude of counselors there is safety.” Proverbs 11:14 This verse encourages us to seek the advice of wise counselors. The word translated “counsel” is a Hebrew nautical term used for steering a ship.  The wisdom of godly advisors can help steer us in the right direction.  Are you facing a crisis?  A truly wise person is open […]

2/19/21 MONITOR YOUR HEART DAILY TO AVOID WANDERING FROM GOD’S WISDOM

by Barry Lovett

“Give to Your servant an understanding heart…” I Kings 3:9 Solomon began his rule with devotion to wisdom and a deep ambition to build a magnificent temple to honor God.  But something happened along the way.  His passion for living by God’s wisdom was displaced by the allures of wealth and position.  A commitment to following God’s wisdom will […]

7/2/20 WE DO WRONG WHEN WE FAIL TO DO RIGHT

by Barry Lovett

“Everyone who hears these sayings of Mine, and does not do them, will be like a foolish man.” Matthew 7:26. What are you doing to stay healthy? Notice that I didn’t ask what do you know about good health. There’s a big difference. Let’s apply this to another area of life. What are we doing […]

4/6/20 AVOID REPEATING WRONGS

by Barry Lovett

“The days are evil.  Therefore, do not be unwise.” Ephesians 5:16-17. The Bible urges that we do more than just recognize our past wrongs, we must take decisive steps to avoid repeating them.  Christ has delivered us from condemnation, but we still risk temporary harm and loss because of our sinful tendencies. But much has changed. Our […]