By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; (Proverbs 24:3 ESV) Deshen Daily devotional yesterday discussed the role of wisdom in the creation of the world from Proverbs 3:19. Let me take this further by looking at a parallel verse from Proverbs 24:3 which states that “by wisdom a house is
Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away. (John 20:15 KJV) When Mary Magdalene and the others did not find Jesus’s body
Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, neither was the word of the LORD yet revealed unto him (1 Samuel 3:7 KJV) Hannah brought Samuel to live permanently in the Temple with Eli, the High Priest. He grew up in the house of God, helping Eli and serving in the Temple. The LORD knew
Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God (Phil. 1:11 KJV) Galatians 5:22-23 is the reference passage in scripture to teach on the fruit of the Spirit. You will find the word “fruit” or “fruitfulness” used repeatedly in the scripture to describe specific aspects
As for what was sown on good soil, this is the one who hears the Word and understands it. He indeed bears fruit and yields, in one case a hundredfold, in another sixty, and in another thirty (Matthew 13:23 ESV) Our hearts are in a state of responsiveness to God at any point in time.
Keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life (Jude 21 ESV) Jude exhorts us to keep ourselves in the love of God. The word “keep” means to guard or preserve carefully. It is a subtle metaphor. Imagine you have a million dollars
Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines. For it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace; not with meats, which have not profited them that have been occupied therein (Hebrews 13:9 KJV) The Church is is in dire need of spiritual maturity today. When believers are established in the
For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ (2 Peter 1:8 KJV) Peter teaches believers how to be fruitful in the knowledge of God. He gives them certain things that if they allow and nurture