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Proverbs Devotion December 22 2013

“The lazy man says, ‘There is a lion outside! I shall be slain in the streets!’” (NKJV) Proverbs 22:13 There will always be a reason. There will always be an excuse. There will always be something that you can focus on that will keep you from doing what you know to do or what your […]

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Proverbs Devotion – December 19 2013

“Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out.” (KJV) Proverbs 20:5 This word, counsel, has several meanings including “purpose.” The purpose of who you are and what you are designed to do is already in your heart. It may be deep down , but […]

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Proverbs Devotion - December 15 2013

Proverbs Devotion – December 15 2013

“A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.” (KJV) Proverbs 15:1 “It is not so much about your words as it is about your attitude.” I have been sharing that idea with a lot of people lately, and I finally caught on that it was for me. I am not a […]

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Proverbs Devotion – December 13 2013

“Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.” (KJV) Proverbs 12:1 The more I learn, the more I begin to understand. The more I understand, the more I realize I know about my journey and the decisions I need to make. The choices become more clear and a little easier – […]

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Proverbs Devotion – December 11 2013

“Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.” (KJV) Proverbs 11:14 You will never get what you want if you never know what you want. Without a specific direction, you are just wandering around hoping to stumble over the desired destination. You need steerage to reach the […]

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Proverbs Devotion – December 10 2013

“In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.” (KJV) Proverbs 10:19 My dad teases that I did not speak a word until I was two but then I did not shut up once I started. I do enjoy words. Over the years, I have learned that […]

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proverbs devotion December 9 2013

Proverbs Devotion – December 9 2013

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding. “ (KJV) Proverbs 9:10 The idea of fear has been twisted. We tend to view fear as being afraid or scared – think horro films, haunted houses and dangerous situations. This scriptures uses a different word (yirah) […]

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Proverbs Devotion – December 7 2013

“Keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee. Keep my commandments, and live.” (KJV) Proverbs 7: 1 – 2a The foundation is the most important part of the construction. A faulty foundation will result in a faulty building. There is no two ways around it. A skilled carpenter will be able to adjust, […]

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Proverbs Devotion – December 5 2013

“He shall die without instruction; and in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray.” (KJV) Proverbs 5:23 It does not have to be complicated. Learn what you are being taught. Do what you learn. Live a live following out instruction. The key is to learning in the Word because from it springs all […]

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Proverbs Devotion – December 4 2013

“Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom; and with all thy getting get understanding.” (KJV) Proverbs 4:7 First thing is first – you have to get wisdom. Wisdom comes from the continuous pouring of the Word into your eyes and your ears. The more you pour the Word into your life, the more it […]

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