It’s amazing to see what God can do when we review his scripture day after day. He writes it on our hearts. And he talks to us through it….constantly…..guiding our days through these words:
“My child, do not forget my teachings but keep my commands in your heart for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. Let love and faithfulness never leave you, bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win favor and a good name in the site of God and man. Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight. Do not be wise in your own eyes, fear the Lord and shun evil. This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones.
Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the first fruit of all your crops. Then your barns will be filled to overflowing and your vats will brim over with new wine. My child, do not despise the Lords discipline and do no resent his rebuke because the Lord disciplines those he loves, as a father, the daughter he delights in.
Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, who gains understanding. For she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. She is more precious than rubies, nothing you desire compares with her. Long life is in her right hand, in her left hand are riches and honor. Her ways are pleasant ways and all of her paths are peace. She is a tree of life to those who embrace her – those who lay hold of her will be blessed.
By wisdom, the Lord laid the earth’s foundations. By understanding, he set the heavens in place. And by his knowledge, the deeps are divided and the clouds drop their dew.
Great job! God is so awesome! Here are our next verses:
“My child, preserve sound judgement and discernment, do not let them out of your sight. For they will be life to you, an ornament to grace your neck. “
Dear Father, we desire sound judgement based on your truth. We want to be able to discern what is from you and what is a lie. We ask you to remove anything in our minds that is not true and replace it with your words. We want your words to guide us, your truth to be obvious in our lives – so obvious that it’s an ornament that graces our neck.
We pray these things knowing that we will receive them because they are in your will for us. Thank you, Father. In the awesome name of Jesus we pray, Amen.