Monday, May 5, 2014

Pastor's Pondering, May 5, 2014

Let Us Be Joyful In His Wisdom

Lately I have begun to consider my life.  How should I live it? What kind of example am I to my church, my family, or my friends? Is it more important for me to have creature comforts or should I be more concerned with how I can help others?

David wrote in the Psalms that in all of our getting during our life, we should get wisdom (Proverbs 4:7, Psalm 90:12).  While our days may be full of trouble (Job 14:1), we ought to desire most of all that our ways please God (Colossians 1:9, 10).  We ought to live our lives so that we can say at the end of the day that this is the day that the Lord has made and I will rejoice and be glad in it (Psalm 118:24). 

While we live, we should be happy because of the wisdom and understanding that we received from God (Proverbs 3:13).  If we don’t have God’s wisdom, He is willing to give it to us (James 1:5).

Please comment below and share how you learned to be happy and have joy in God’s wisdom.  You may help someone who is confused about his or her life’s direction.

Proverbs 4:7
New International Version (NIV)
The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom

Though it cost all you have, get understanding.

Psalm 90:12
New International Version (NIV)
12 Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.

Job 14:1
New International Version (NIV)
14 Mortals, born of woman, are of few days and full of trouble.

Colossians 1:9, 10
King James Version (KJV)
9 For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;
10 That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Psalm 118:24
New King James Version (NKJV)
24 This is the day the Lord has made;
We will rejoice and be glad in it.

Proverbs 3:13
13 Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding

James 1:5
Amplified Bible (AMP)
5 If any of you is deficient in wisdom, let him ask of the giving God [Who gives] to everyone liberally and ungrudgingly, without reproaching or faultfinding, and it will be given him.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

There come a time when we must choose good over evil, life over death, walk alone if necessary, leave mother when we marry. But the most important thing of all is that we must choose life, because our God gives life and that more abundantly. John 10:10. So give your life and live your life for God, because today your soul maybe required of you. Luke 12:20. May God Bless You All From your sister in Christ Deaconess Shirley Hales-Willis