Category Archives for Wisdom

Do You Talk Too Much?

    Before You Talk - Listen to Understand

    Do You Talk When You Should Be Listening? The 5th of Stephen R. Covey’s 7-Habits of Highly Effective People says, “Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood.”  This wise advice succinctly states a Biblical principle. “Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood” – Stephen R. Covey Thousands of years before Stephen Covey was born, King […]

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    Seek Wisdom and Live

      Seek Wisdom and Live

      Wisdom is Calling You Proverbs 8:32-36 on Wisdom In Proverbs 8, Solomon personifies Wisdom.  Throughout this chapter, the speaker is Wisdom. Proverbs 8:1-11 says: Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice? She standeth in the top of high places, by the way in the places of the paths. She crieth at the […]

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      Does Your Life Need Sharpening?

        Proverbs 27:17 Sharpening generates friction and heat

        The wisest man who ever lived said, “Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another“ (Proverbs 27:17) Solomon used an interesting analogy in this Proverb.  Because sharpening metal requires friction,  it always generates heat, and often causes sparks to fly! God often uses other people to work in our lives.  Our friends and family may […]

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        Hasty Feet Miss the Way!

          Wrong Way

          Fools do not pause to gain knowledge, understand, and plan.  Instead, they just foolishly chase their desires without getting knowledge first.  They act without understanding, so their foolish actions lead to disaster and result in ruin.  As the old saying goes, “Haste makes waste.” Desire without knowledge is not good– how much more will hasty […]

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