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Monday, July 30, 2007

Listening to Proverbs

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Here is God speaking to me today, and you'd better believe that I'm attentively listening.

Proverbs 2:1-15

My child, if you accept my words
and treasure up my commandments within you,
making your ear attentive to wisdom
and inclining your heart to understanding;
if you indeed cry out for insight,
and raise your voice for understanding;
if you seek it like silver,
and search for it as for hidden treasures—
then you will understand the fear of the Lord
and find the knowledge of God.
For the Lord gives wisdom;
from his mouth come knowledge and understanding;
he stores up sound wisdom for the upright;
he is a shield to those who walk blamelessly,
guarding the paths of justice
and preserving the way of his faithful ones.
Then you will understand righteousness and justice
and equity, every good path;
for wisdom will come into your heart,
and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul;
prudence will watch over you;
and understanding will guard you.
It will save you from the way of evil,
from those who speak perversely,
who forsake the paths of uprightness
to walk in the ways of darkness,
who rejoice in doing evil
and delight in the perverseness of evil;
those whose paths are crooked,
and who are devious in their ways.

6 comments:

Anne said...

I'm glad you have something that gives you such peace and strength, my dear.

Alicia Benjamin said...

Anne,
Thanks so much. I'm sure Proverbs has given millions of people peace.

Sugar said...

Nice! Got my scripture reading for the night in just by stopping by your blog! :) I'm up way too late anyway, but I wanted to stop in and see how things are going at this wonderful site! :)

Meeting Point Kampala said...

dear alicia,
my name is ana, and i used to be a volunteer of the Meeting Point.. I've created the blog..
if you need more information contact me.. you can write to me on the MP's blog or on my personal one: http://placebodolphin.blogspot.com.
On my blog you can find some little movies of the kids from the MP's Learnin Center..
I'm really glad to see that there are still persons who want to help the others.
Blessings to you 2
Ana

Alicia Benjamin said...

Sugar,
I'm glad you got some good words today from the Good Book. Read on, sister.
:-)

Alicia Benjamin said...

Ana,
Feel free to send info. to me about the Meeting Point. Send it to Ramalicia@aol.com or Aliciacita@aol.com. Keep up the good work and I hope God sends healing to the patients that you are helping. Please let me know if there's anything I can do to help.