Sunday, January 31, 2010

Bread for the Journey

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
Choose my instruction instead of silver,
knowledge rather than choice gold,
for wisdom is more precious than rubies,
and nothing you desire can compare with her.
Proverbs 8: 10-11
I ask myself, how do I guard my heart? How do I protect what I hold dear and not let it get stained by the world and the things in it? One of Jesus' disciples said to Him, "Lord to whom can we go, for You alone have the words of eternal life." (John 6:68) It is a good day to put aside the pursuits of this life and take time to listen.

8 comments:

  1. Wish words to think about.
    Blessings
    Jackie

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  2. ~How beautiful the hands that bring Good News~

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  3. Great verses, and good questions I am asking myself. Thanks for encouraging me to stop and think. Kathy (MGCC)

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  4. Thank You for sharing this scripture today! I had someone today in my fellowship tell me to guard my heart and it really stuck with me. I had plans to go to the word this evening in search for the scripture pertaining to guarding my heart. How timely! :)
    Blessings to you.

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  5. oh, if we would all take the time to BE STILL and sit at His feet...

    one of my favorite thoughts is when I read Revelation and envision the heads of the tribes of Israel and Judah with their crowns being laid at His feet while confessing Jesus as Lord....gives me chills and I want to see it in person when it happens :)

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  6. Great food for thought in our busy world. Thank you for the reminders.

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