Get Wisdom Get Understanding

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 320 - Proverbs 4:5-12 - Get Wisdom Get Understanding - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 320 – Proverbs 4:5-12 – Get Wisdom Get Understanding – Growing As Disciples

Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or swerve from them.  Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding. Esteem her, and she will exalt you; embrace her, and she will honor you.  She will set a garland of grace on your head and present you with a crown of splendor.”  Listen, my son, accept what I say, and the years of your life will be many.  I guide you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths.  When you walk, your steps will not be hampered; when you run, you will not stumble. Proverbs 4:5-12 (NIV)

I Desperately Need Wisdom

That is something I desperately need. That is something I’m surely lacking in my life. What do you desperately need and what is surely lacking in your life? I need wisdom. Well, that certainly is the beginning of wisdom. What is the beginning of wisdom, am I missing something, have I said something important? Yes, you have said something very important. You have said a couple very important things. First, you have humbly admitted that you need wisdom. You are under no illusions about the amount of wisdom you possess. You know that there is a severe shortage of wisdom in you. Humbly acknowledging your great need is the beginning of wisdom. Then, I am at a good starting point. Yes, that is true. But you said something else. You expressed some desperation in your need for wisdom. You have some passion in you about your need for wisdom. That puts you in an even better position regarding wisdom. How so? If you know you need wisdom and you are passionately desiring and seeking wisdom, will you not come and ask me for it? Yes, of course I will come and ask you for wisdom. What would be the point of my admitting and being passionate about need if I did nothing about it? It would be foolish to passionately admit a need and then do nothing about it. That is true. Yet, in this case, your doing, will consist of your coming to me to ask me for my help. This is true, because your admission of desperate need also contains the idea, that you will not be relying on yourself. You will not try to work your way out of being unwise. You will come to rely on me, isn’t that what you will do? Yes, that is exactly what I will do. I will ask for and rely on you for wisdom. I know that you will generously give me wisdom as I ask you for it. Yes, come to me. Ask me for wisdom. Rely on my wisdom to guard and guide your life. That is what I will do. That will be very good. Thank you, Lord.

Lord, I will not live my life according to worldly wisdom. I will not rely on my own wisdom. I will ask you to guard and guide my life according to your wisdom. Help me to think, and to speak, and to act wisely so I can make decisions that are pleasing to you. Amen

Key Question…  How passionately are you seeking to life your life according to God’s wisdom?

Living It Out…  Ask for, receive, and rely on God’s wisdom to guard and guide you through life.

Seeing It Happen…  Have faith that God will generously give you wisdom when you ask Him for it.

Get Ready To Share…  Share with another person or your small group how God has generously given you wisdom throughout your life.

Prayer To Bless Others…  May you ask for, receive, and rely on wisdom from the Lord.

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Life To Those Who Find Them and Health

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 315 - Proverbs 4:20-23 - Life To Those Who Find Them And Health - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 315 – Proverbs 4:20-23 – Life To Those Who Find Them And Health – Growing As Disciples

My son, pay attention to what I say; listen closely to my words.  Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart;  for they are life to those who find them and health to a man’s whole body.  Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life. Proverbs 4:20-23 (NIV)

Your Word

How will you pay attention to my word? How will you listen carefully to me? How will you make sure that my word is never out of your sight? How will you keep my word within your heart so that it is guarded from all the evil that is in the world? What will my word do for you as you pay attention and listen carefully to it? What kind of life can you expect to live if my word is never out of your sight and always in your heart? You have asked me a multitude of questions. I will start by saying that I will never let your word out of my sight and always have it in my heart. This is true because I will meet with you daily in your word. I will set aside a daily time and place to meet with you in your word. One might ask, “Why do I need to set aside a special time and place to meet with you in your word?” Life is busy. Life is noisy. Life is demanding. If I am to truly pay attention to your word, I need to make meeting with you in your word a priority. Not setting a time and place to meet with you in your word will make it almost certain that it will happen very infrequently. Is this your voice of experience? Yes, it is, despite my best intentions, I have gone great lengths of time without meeting with you in your word. I not talking days or weeks either, unfortunately, in the past, months can and have gone by without my meeting with you in your word. So, now I meet with you daily in your word. But that is not the only reason why I need a special time and place to meet with you in your word. If I am to listen carefully to you, I need to eliminate all distractions so I can clearly hear from you. I don’t want your word to go in one of my ears and go out the other. I want your word to deeply penetrate my heart. I want your word to never leave my sight. I want your word to do its work in me. What work will my word do in you? Your word will change my heart. Your word will transform my mind. All my thoughts and word and actions will be different as your word dwells richly in me. You word will give me a completely new life to live. Your word will guard and guide my life. Your word will protect me from evil in the world. Your word will give me life and health to my entire being as I hear and follow and obey you, as I live my life according to your word. Yes, my word will do all these things in you, for you, and through you. Thank you, Lord.

Lord, I will pay attention to your word. I will listen closely to your word. I will not let your word out of my sight. I will keep your word in my heart as I meet with you in it. Use your word to guard my heart. Use your word to bring life and health to my entire body. Amen

Key Question…  How has keeping God’s word in your heart, given you life and brought health to your entire body?

Living It Out…  Daily pay attention and listen closely to God’s word, never let it out of your sight and keep it in your heart.

Seeing It Happen…  Have faith that God’s word will give you life and health to your body as you keep it in your heart.

Get Ready To Share…  Share with another person or your small group how you are always keeping God’s word in your heart.

Prayer To Bless Others…  May you pay attention and listen closely to God’s word, keeping it before your eyes and in your heart.

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Find The Knowledge Of God

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Knowing God – Proverbs 2:1-6 – Find The Knowledge Of God – Growing As Disciples

My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding, and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God. For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. Proverbs 2:1-6 (NIV) 

Hidden Treasure

What are you seeking in life? What is worth your all out pursuit? What do you value above anything else? You don’t need to dream up some good answer to these questions. You have already answered them. How could I have possibly already answered questions that I am just now hearing for the very first time? Your answer is in one of your words. What word? How do you spend your time? You spend your time on what you are seeking. You use your time to pursue what is most valuable to you. How you spend your time indicates what is most you most treasure. That’s an interesting thought. I have never thought of time in quite like that before. I’m wasting a lot of time on what is not valuable. I’m spending a lot of valuable time on what is certainly not a treasure. Then it is time to reevaluate how you are spending your time. Yes, it is.

What do you treasure? How would you like to reallocate your time with what you really value? You are my treasure. I value my relationship with you. I want to know and love you. Your word is a treasure that is more important to me than silver or gold. I want to listen attentively to your words. I want to cry out for insight and understanding. I want to be molded and shaped by your word. I want to be guided and directed by your word. I want to live my life according to your word. I want to know your wisdom. I want to have your knowledge and understanding. This is what I want. This is what I desire. These desires are all worthy of my time. Yes, they are.

If you want my wisdom, knowledge and understanding what will you do? If you want to come to know and reverence me as God how will you spend your time? I will spend my time with you. I will earnestly seek with you all my heart. I will turn my ears to listen to all that you have to say to me. I will accept your words and take them in as my own. I will pursue you and the life that you have given me to live. I will look out for all you want to show me. I will search for all that you want to give to me. I will pursue your words like hidden treasure. Yes, you will.

Lord, I am listening attentively to your word as I store it in my heart. Your word is more valuable to me than any treasure of silver or gold. Help me to know and reverence you as God. Give me your wisdom, knowledge and understanding as I earnestly seek you. Amen

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Knowledge Of God

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 100 – Proverbs 2:1-6 – Knowledge Of God – Growing As Disciples

My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you,  turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding,  and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding,  and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure,  then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.  For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. Proverbs 2:1-6 (NIV)

Know Me

Do you want to know me? I can think of nothing I want more in life. It is the desire of my heart to know you. I don’t just want to know about you either. That is not the same as knowing you. I really want to know you. I don’t want to know you a little bit either. I want to know you intimately. I want to walk through life with you. I want to follow you to wherever you lead me. I want to do whatever you ask of me. How do you think you will come to know me? I will need to make knowing you the priority of my life. I need to seek your insight and understanding and wisdom as if it were more valuable than silver or gold or any other hidden treasure, which by the way, it is. It pleases me that you have this understanding. I only understand what you have revealed to me. The riches of this life do not compare with hearing from you. So, I will draw near to you. I will quiet myself before you. I will listen to all that you have to say to me. How will I speak to you? When will I speak to you? How will you learn to hear my voice? I will meet with you in your word. I will store your word in my heart. I will learn to hear your voice as I listen to your word. What will my word do for you? Your word will give me insight and understanding and wisdom. Your word will give me a deep respect and a reverent awe of you. Your word will change my heart. Your word will transform my mind. Your word will guide the course of my life. Your word will make me able to know and love and follow and serve you. Your word will make me able to live a life that is good and right and pleasing to you. Yes, my word will do all these things in, for, and through you as you allow it to be stored in you. That I will do. That will be very good. 

Lord, I will turn my ear to you. I will listen to your voice. I will store up your commands in me. I will listen to your wisdom. I will follow your instruction. I will cry out for insight and understanding that only comes from you. Help me to know and love and follow you. Amen

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The Lord Gives Wisdom

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 34 – Proverbs 2:1-6 – The Lord Gives Wisdom – Growing As Disciples

My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you,  turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding,  and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding,  and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure,  then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.  For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. Proverbs 2:1-6 (NIV)  

Hidden Treasure

I definitely want that and all that comes with it. What is it that you want? I want wisdom and understanding and insight and knowledge. What is it that you most want to know? I want to know you. I want to know your will. I want to know your ways. I want the wisdom and insight and knowledge that can only come from you. You have very good desires within you. Do you believe that I will give you all that you are asking of me? Yes, I believe that you will give me not only what I am asking of you, but I also believe that you will give me what I could not have ever dreamed of or even imagined. That is very good.

What must you do if you want to receive all that I want to give to you? I must accept your word. By accept, I mean I must take your word deep into my heart and mind. I must allow your word to dwell in me richly. I must store up your words within me so that they are always with me. By accept, I also mean that I must be willing to set aside not only my own thoughts and ideas and opinions, but also those of the world. Your word must be and must have final authority in my life. If my thoughts and ideas and opinions are in conflict with yours, I will know who needs to change their thinking. Who would that be? That would be me. Good answer.

How urgently and passionately and fervently must you seek my word if you want to receive all that I want to give to you? I know one thing for certain. What’s that? Your word is more valuable to me than silver or gold or any hidden treasure. All of these will pass way. Your word will endure forever. Yes, it will. So, I will seek your word with all that is within me. I will cry out for your insight and understanding. I will call to you, so I can receive your instruction and follow your guidance. I will wait patiently with you in your word, so you can teach and train and guard and guide the entire course of my life. That will be very good. Yes, it will.

Lord, I will accept and store your word in my heart. I will turn my ears to your wisdom. Your word is more valuable to me than silver, gold or any hidden treasure. Use your word to give me wisdom. Use your word to help me to know and love, follow and serve you. Amen

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Knowledge Of God

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Becoming Like Christ – Day 190 – Proverbs 2:1-6 – Knowledge Of God – Growing As Disciples

My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding,  and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God. For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. Proverbs 2:1-6 (NIV)

Know Me 

Do you want to know me? How well do you want to know me? What would you be willing to do to try to know me more intimately? Yes, I want to know you. Nothing is more important to me than to come to know you more intimately. I would be willing to do anything to come to know you more intimately. Give me some examples of what you would do or are doing because you want to know me more intimately. I am meeting with you in prayer. I have been quieting myself before you so that I will be able to hear from you. I am inclining my ear to you. I am listening attentively to you. I have treasured whatever you have had to say to me. I have been asking you for wisdom, insight and understanding. Yes, you have. That is very good. I am meeting with you in your word. Your word is more valuable to me than any hidden treasure. I am storing up your word in my heart. I am letting your word dwell in me richly. I am putting your word into practice. I know that you have been using your word to change my heart, transform my mind and guide my life. You have been using your word to mold and shape me. You have been guiding and guarding my life by your word. Yes, I have been using my word in your life in these ways. I have been going and doing what you have asked of me. I have been allowing you to work in and through me. It has been my goal to bear fruit for your kingdom and bring glory to your name. I want to be used by you. I am at your service. I know that I have been coming to know you more intimately as I have followed and served you. Yes, you have. That is very good. I have been allowing you to examine my life. I have been confessing my sins to you. I know that I have received your forgiveness. I have been allowing you to change the thoughts of my mind, words of my mouth and deeds of my life. Yes, you have. That is very good.

Have I done all these things perfectly? Have I loved and followed and served you completely? Have I always been filled with passion to live the life you have called me to live? No, I have fallen short. But I know you are with me to help me to come to know and love and follow and serve you with all my heart and mind and soul and strength. Yes, I am. Keep on seeking me. Yes, I will. That is very good.

Lord, I want to come to know you. I want to live and walk in an intimate relationship with you. I want to have your wisdom and insight and understanding. I will listen carefully to you. I will store up your word in my heart. Guide and guard my life by your word. Amen

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The Lord’s Discipline

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Becoming Like Christ – Day 102 – Proverbs 3:11-12 – The Lord’s Discipline – Growing As Disciples

My son, do not despise the LORD’s discipline and do not resent his rebuke, because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in. Proverbs 3:11-12 (NIV)

Discipline

I may have been thinking of your discipline incorrectly. How so? In the past, I have thought of your discipline only as some form of correction. Is that incorrect? No, I’m sure that thought is not completely incorrect. But I’m now sure it is incomplete. So, to think of your discipline as only correction is incorrect. What else is my discipline? Your discipline is teaching. Your discipline is training. Your discipline is your developing godly patterns and practices within me. That’s true.

What discipline or disciplines have I been developing in you? You have developed in me the discipline of meeting with you in your word. We talk together about your word. You help me to understand your word. You have caused me to meditate on your word. You have helped me to take your word deep into my heart and mind. You have led me to take hold of your word by putting it into practice. You have encouraged me to pray your word. You have used your word to change my heart and transform my mind. Your word has been disciplining and strengthening my mind so that I can think your thoughts. Your word has grown my faith and made me able to go and do your will. All the work that you have done in and through me with your word has been a form of discipline that you have been developing in me. That is very true. That is very good.

What other discipline have I been developing in you? You have been developing in me the discipline of meeting with you in solitude and silence so that I can hear from you. Why is this so important? The world is a busy and crazy and noisy place. If I want to hear from you, I will need to withdraw from the frantic activity of the world. Yes, you will. If I want to grow in prayer, I will need to set aside a time and place for you to teach and train me. Yes, you will.

What other discipline have I been developing in you? You have developed in me the discipline of finding and using the spiritual gifts that you have given to me. It has always been your purpose and plan to use me in your service. You want me to go and do what you ask of me. You want me to bear fruit for kingdom and bring glory to your name. Yes, I do.

What other discipline have I been developing in you? It seems like you are continually and daily developing some new discipline in me. Can you name a few more? Yes, I can. You have been developing in me the discipline of relying on you rather than on myself. You have been developing in me the discipline of giving thanks to you in all circumstances. You have been developing in me the discipline of forgiving others just as you have forgiven me. The list of discipline or disciplines that you are developing in my life is almost endless. Yes, it is. Will you continue to welcome my discipline in your life? Yes, I will. That will be very good. 

Lord, I welcome your discipline in my life. Correct my behavior. Change my course. Help me to follow you. Bring my life into alignment with your will and your ways. Help me to live a life that is good and right and pleasing to you. Help me to know and do your will. Amen

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Guard Your Heart

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Becoming Like Christ – Day 81 – Proverbs 4:20-27 – Guard Your Heart – Growing As Disciples

My son, pay attention to what I say; listen closely to my words. Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart; for they are life to those who find them and health to a man’s whole body. Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life. Put away perversity from your mouth; keep corrupt talk far from your lips. Let your eyes look straight ahead, fix your gaze directly before you. Make level paths for your feet and take only ways that are firm. Do not swerve to the right or the left; keep your foot from evil. Proverbs 4:20-27 (NIV)

Pay Attention

That is what I will do, without a doubt. What will you do without a doubt? I will pay attention to you. I will listen closely to your words. I will treasure everything that you have taught me. I will hear and obey you. I will guard my heart and mind. I will be very careful about the words that I allow to come out of my mouth. I will focus my heart and mind and life on you. You will have my full-hearted devotion. I will live the life that you are calling me to live. Why will I have your full-hearted devotion? I will follow and obey you because I love you. It would be foolish and impossible to believe that I loved you if I was unwilling to follow and obey. The desire of my heart is to love, follow and obey you. It my joy to do what you ask of me. That is very good. 

Will you be alone in your effort to follow and obey me? I’m not sure what you mean by that question. Will I help you to follow and obey me? Does your following and obeying me rest on your own strength alone? Certainly not, I would have no hope of living a life that is devoted to you without your help. I am weak. I am prone to wonder. I am susceptible to temptation. You will help me to follow and obey you. You will guard and guide me as I follow you. You will sustain and strengthen me as I follow you. How will I keep you on course? How will I guard, guide, sustain and strengthen you? You will lead me. You will teach me. You will train me. How so? You will use your word to speak into my life. You will use your word to change my heart. You will use your word to transform my mind. Your word will make me able to resist temptation. Your word will make me able to stand against evil. As I remain in you and your words remain in me, I will live the life that you are calling me to live. I will not wander off. I will stay on course. I will go where you guide me and do what you ask of me. Yes, you will. That will be very good. 

Lord, I will pay attention to what you have taught me. I will not forget or fail to pay attention to you. I will guard my mouth from saying and eyes from seeing what is not helpful. I will fix my heart, mind and life on you. Use your word to keep me on course. Amen 

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Hold On To Instruction

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Discipleship Devotional Study – Life – Proverbs 4:10-13 – Hold On To Instruction- Growing As Disciples

Listen, my son, accept what I say, and the years of your life will be many. I guide you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths. When you walk, your steps will not be hampered; when you run, you will not stumble. Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life. Proverbs 4:10-13 (NIV)

Attentively Listening

Are you listening attentively to my words? Are you paying attention to all that I want to say to you? Are you taking a hold of all my teaching and instruction? I would like to say that I am, but I am sure that I am not. Why is that? What is hindering you from hearing and receiving every word that I want to speak into your life? I can think of several bad reasons why I am not hearing and receiving all that you want to say to me. Lets talk about this.  

I have been too busy or at least I think that I have been too busy. You are too busy to listen to what I want to speak into your life? That is a very troubling question. Why is that? What could be more important than listening to all that you want to say to me? Obviously, there is nothing that could be more important than listening to you. Somehow, I have let my life become filled up with places to go, people to see and things to do. I know that I will never hear you over the noise of my own life. I need to stop and take time to listen to you. Yes, you do. What else is hindering your ability to listen attentively and pay attention to my words?

I have been stubborn, independent and self-reliant. What do you mean by that? I think that I have all the answers. I think that I have all that I need. No one can tell me anything. I’m sure that I can accomplish everything that is before me with my own gifts, talents and abilities. How does all this sound to you? It sounds really pathetic to me. Why is that? I know that I don’t have all the answers. I know that I don’t have all that I need. I know that my gifts, talents and abilities are very limited and will never enable me to accomplish all that you have given me to do without your help. You’re absolutely right about that, what else is hindering your ability to hear and receive all that I want to speak into your life?

I have wanted to do things in my way, according to my own plan. That had to be very hard for you to admit. Yes, it was. Listening to you and to others might change my plans. I might become uncomfortable. I might not want to do what I am being asked to do. I might think that I have a better idea or way of my own. How does all of this sound to you? I have been so filled with pride. It really disgusts me. At least you are facing these sins of yours. Yes, I am. Are you willing to turn from them? Yes, I am. Why is that? I really do want to hear all that you have to say to me. I really do want my life to be guided by you. I do want you to teach and instruct me. I want to remember, take hold and not swerve away from any of your word. What will you do? I will make attentively listening to you the priority of my life. Then, you will be hearing from me.

Lord, I need to hear and receive all the words of wisdom that you want to speak into my life. Help me to be open and receptive to all that you want to teach me. I will listen attentively and hold on to all that you want to say to me. Amen

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