Archive for the ‘wisdom’ Category
When we settle in our hearts and minds that God’s Word can be trusted, we solve a lot of problems in our lives.
Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us; And confirm for us the work of our hands; Yes, confirm the work of our hands.
– Psalm 90:17
Rarely does life unfold with the predictability of carefully scripted strategic leadership; far more leadership is improvised. We rely on our wits and accumulated wisdom.
Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, ‘Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm.’ And God granted his request.
– 1Chronicles 4:10
as quoted in the Birth Choice Health Clinics Annual Fall Gala invitation
May my appreciation for the good life I’ve been given be shown by the deeds I perform in humility, I pray
Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in humility that comes from wisdom.
– James 3:13
He had been led to believe that business was of the world and that as he matured in his faith, Jeff would eventually be led to a higher calling, outside of business. Jeff recalls, ‘In many ways it left me feeling guilt that as a businessman, I was a second-class Christian.’ After much prayer and discussion with wise people, he discovered that his business was a higher calling and that it was his.
– Larry Julian
God is my CEO
For the optimism that comes from knowing that I’ve got the promise of the Almighty as my protection, I pray
The French philosopher Voltaire once defined optimism as ‘the mania of maintaining that everything is well when we are wretched.’ Some people are blessed with an upbeat personality that allows them to view life through rose-colored glasses and ‘make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.’ But even sunny-souled people can’t ward off all the shadows, certainly not forever, not without a sure word for an omnipotent God.
– Robert J. Morgan
The Promise: How God Works All Things Together for Good
If anyone lacks in wisdom, let him ask God, who is always ready to give a bountiful supply to all.
– James 1:5