Archive - January 2015

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Holiness in Personal Conduct
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Wisdom’s Call
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Wisdom’s Rebuke
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Colossians 4:6
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Ephesians 4:29

Holiness in Personal Conduct

The Lord also said to Moses, 2 “Give the following instructions to the entire community of Israel. You must be holy because I, the Lord your God, am holy. 3 “Each of you must show great respect for your mother and father, and you must always observe my Sabbath days of rest. I am the Lord your God. 4 “Do not put your trust in idols or make metal images of gods for yourselves. I am the Lord your God. 5 “When you sacrifice a peace offering to the Lord, offer it properly so you will be accepted by God. 6 The sacrifice must be

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Wisdom’s Call

Does not wisdom call out?     Does not understanding raise her voice? 2 At the highest point along the way,     where the paths meet, she takes her stand; 3 beside the gate leading into the city,     at the entrance, she cries aloud: 4 “To you, O people, I call out;     I raise my voice to all mankind. 5 You who are simple, gain prudence;     you who are foolish, set your hearts on it. 6 Listen, for I have trustworthy things to say;     I open my lips to speak what is right. 7 My mouth speaks what is true,     for my lips detest wickedness. 8 All the words of

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Wisdom’s Rebuke

20 Out in the open wisdom calls aloud,     she raises her voice in the public square; 21 on top of the wall she cries out,     at the city gate she makes her speech: 22 “How long will you who are simple love your simple ways?     How long will mockers delight in mockery     and fools hate knowledge? 23 Repent at my rebuke!     Then I will pour out my thoughts to you,     I will make known to you my teachings. 24 But since you refuse to listen when I call     and no one pays attention when I stretch out my hand, 25 since you disregard all my advice

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