Trustworthy Wisdom@Work

A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

The Discipline of the Lord

"My son, do not despise the chastening of the Lord, nor be discouraged when you are rebuked by Him." (Hebrews 12:5)  It is very easy to grieve the Spirit...
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Do Not Quench the Spirit

"Do not quench the Spirit." (1 Thessalonians 5:19)  The voice of the Spirit of God is as gentle as a summer breeze — so gentle that unless you are...
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The Theology of Resting in God

"Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?" (Matthew 8:26)  When we are afraid, the least we can do is pray to God. But our Lord has a...
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This Experience Must Come

"Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven. And Elisha . . . saw him no more." (2 Kings 2:11-12)  It is not wrong for you to depend on...
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The Holy Suffering of the Saint

"Let those who suffer according to the will of God commit their souls to Him in doing good . . ." (1 Peter 4:19)  The saint who satisfies the...
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Prayer in the Father’s Hearing

"Jesus lifted up His eyes and said, ’Father, I thank You that You have heard Me.’" (John 11:41)  Never let your common sense become so prominent and forceful that...
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Prayer in the Father’s Honor

". . . that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God." (Luke 1:35)  Am I simple enough to identify myself with my...
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Prayer in the Father’s House

". . . they found Him in the temple . . . And He said to them, ’. . . Did you not know that I must be about...
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The Cross in Prayer

"In that day you will ask in My name . . ." (John 16:26)  We too often think of the Cross of Christ as something we have to get...
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The Bewildering Call of God

"’. . . and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of Man will be accomplished.’ . . . But they understood none of these...
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The Brave Friendship of God

"He took the twelve aside . . ." (Luke 18:31)  Oh, the bravery of God in trusting us! Do you say, “But He has been unwise to choose me,...
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The Compelling Purpose of God

"He . . . said to them, ’Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem . . ." (Luke 18:31)  We are not taken into a conscious agreement with God’s...
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The Teaching of Adversity

"In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world." (John 16:33)  If you are a child of God, you will certainly...
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Learning About His Ways

"When Jesus finished commanding His twelve disciples . . . He departed from there to teach and to preach in their cities." (Matthew 11:1)  He comes where He commands...
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