Wise to decline

Proverbs 6:1-2 “My son, if you become surety for your friend, if you have shaken hands in pledge for a stranger, you are snared by the words of your mouth; you are taken by the words of your mouth.” Proverbs 22:26 “Do not be one of those who shakes hands in a pledge, one of those … More Wise to decline

Always more

Proverbs 4:5,6 “Get wisdom! Get understanding! Do not forget, nor turn away from the words of my mouth. Do not forsake her, and she will preserve you; love her, and she will keep you.” Leader, God – who knows every challenge and decision you will face – places a high premium on wisdom as a … More Always more

Principles to please

Proverbs 3:1-2,5-6 My son, do not forget my law, but let your heart keep my commands; for length of days and long life and peace they will add to you. Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths. … More Principles to please

Know what God knows

Proverbs 2:1-5 “My son, if you receive my words, and treasure my commands within you, so that you incline your ear to wisdom, and apply your heart to understanding; Yes, if you cry out for discernment, and lift up your voice for understanding, if you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hidden treasures; then you … More Know what God knows

One step ahead

Psalm 119:97-99 “Oh, how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day. You, through Your commandments, make me wiser than my enemies; for they are ever with me. Leader, how marvellous to have a reputation that you are wiser than your opponents! I bless you with pursuing the route that makes this possible. I … More One step ahead

In the right place

1 Chronicles 26:5 “He sought God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the visions of God; and as long as he sought the Lord, God made him prosper.” Leader, I bless you with close partners who understand the times we are living in and who have your best interests – and how these are … More In the right place

Not nice, but necessary

Job 5:17,24 “Blessed is the one whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty. You will know that your tent is secure; you will take stock of your property and find nothing missing.” Leader, I bless you with the wisdom to learn from your mistakes – especially those highlighted by another’s reprimand … More Not nice, but necessary

Walking alongside the Word

Deuteronomy 4:6 “Therefore be careful to observe them; for this is your wisdom and understanding in the sight of the peoples who will hear all these statutes, and say, ‘Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.’” Leader, I bless you with enjoying the fruit of your obedience to God’s word. In particular … More Walking alongside the Word