Daily Word: James [Jacob] 1:19

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Listening. Apparently, not much has changed since two souls were kicked out of the Garden. We’re still slow to listen, but quick to speak and get angry. Sigh. With more venues to “listen” and “speak” than ever before, there’s been a dark cloud of anger hanging over the world lately. How have we contributed to that cloud?

Daily Word: Proverbs 17:17

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Siblings. Sibling rivalry. Dysfunctional families. A situation as old as Cain and Abel (Genesis 4:1-12). Hopefully, our family isn’t quite as bad as the first brothers. But there is something to be said about shared history — good and bad — between siblings.

Daily Word: Proverbs 1:7

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Ah, my dear friends. We can’t avoid it. Here is one of the primary reasons why
we don’t simply study Proverbs and move on to our next study. It is because wisdom begins with the fear of the LORD. We can study the the definitions of what scholars tell us the fear of the LORD means, but because the fear of the ADONAI is intrinsically woven into our pursuit of wisdom, discernment, and knowledge, it is to be lived.