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I Was Just Thinking … About the Springs of Life

A literal rendering of Proverbs 4:23 would be, “Above all that you guard, watch over your heart, for the springs of life issue from it.” It came as a shock, a surprise, when I realized that here God commands me to guard my heart with more concern than other valuable things: physical health, financial solvency, … Continue reading

Living Wisely #2—Wisely Agile

You have been directed in the way of wisdom and led toward upright paths, so that when you walk, your steps will not be impeded; and when you run, you will not stumble. … Those who trust their hearts are fools, but those who walk wisely will be delivered. Proverbs 4:11–12; 28:26 Detecting a path … Continue reading

God’s Awareness #4 – Visible Hearts

The Eternal said to Samuel, “Do not pay attention to his appearance … for God does not see as man sees; people look primarily at the outward appearance, but the Eternal looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 Our eternal creator is intimately aware of what transpires deep in the recesses of our souls. The … Continue reading

Sustenance #5 – Looking Inside

God sees not as humans see; people look at the outward appearance, but the Eternal looks at the heart. (1 Samuel 16:7) When Michelangelo was looking for the block of marble from which to carve the David statue, he viewed several pieces that were not right. He came to a large block that had been … Continue reading