Discretion

“The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger. It is his glory to overlook an offense.” (Pro 19:11)

Isn’t it annoying when you ask someone to do something and they stuff it up? Maybe it’s just me, but when someone is capable and they don’t deliver, I can get a...

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Little

“Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, but he who gathers by hand makes it grow.” (Pro 13:11)

Those get rich quick schemes draw people in because the desire to get wealth outweighs their common sense of testing an opportunity. The old saying is that if it looks too good to be...

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Secrets

“One who brings gossip betrays a confidence, but one who is of a trustworthy spirit is one who keeps a secret.” (Pro 11:13)

Gossip is described in Scripture as a “choice morsel,” and often it is. Perhaps it is a juicy bit of gossip only a few know. Or maybe we have been entrusted with a secret, a...

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Advisors

“Plans are established by advice; by wise guidance you wage war!” (Pro 20:18)

How often do you think you know best? Often, we only think we are right because we haven’t heard anything better. Perhaps there is a better way. Just because we lead doesn’t mean we have all...

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Understanding

“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom. The knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” (Pro 9:10)

I don’t know about you, but I could do with more understanding—in particular an understanding that comes from the revelation of listening to the Holy Spirit. He...

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Relative Wisdom

“Bind them on your fingers. Write them on the tablet of your heart. Tell wisdom, “You are my sister.” Call understanding your relative,” (Pro 7: 4-5)

How important is it in God’s view to seek after His wisdom? Maybe it is just one of those things we can...

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