Trustworthy Wisdom@Work

A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

An Honorable Ambition

"To aspire to leadership is an honorable ambition." (1 Timothy 3:1) "Should you then seek great things for yourself? Seek them not." (Jeremiah 45:5) No doubt, Christians must resist a certain...
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Intimate with Jesus

"Jesus said to him, 'Have I been with you so long, and yet you have not known Me, Philip?'" (John 14:9) The whole experience of life is designed to enable...
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Business by the Book - Psalm 112:5

GENEROSITY & INTEGRITY “It is well with the man who deals generously and lends; who conducts his affairs with justice.” (Psalm 112:5, ESV)“Good will come to a man who lends...
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Worship

"He moved from there to the mountain east of Bethel, and he pitched his tent with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; there he built an...
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The Life of Power to Follow

"Jesus answered him, 'Where I am going you cannot follow Me now, but you shall follow Me afterward.'" (John 13:36) No matter what changes God has performed in you, never...
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Solomon's Proverbs have Real Value

“The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel: To know wisdom and instruction, to understand words of insight, to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice,...
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Why Can I Not Follow You Now?

"Peter said to Him, 'Lord, why can I not follow You now?'" (John 13:37) There are times when you can't understand why you cannot do what you want to do....
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Christmas Peace

Christmas is a time for singing about the Joy that came to the world. But some interesting data says we may not be all that joyful. 3-minute commentary: Christmas Peace. Come...
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Calling: Businessman, Plumber, or Minister - Same Thing

To Work Is Part of God’s Nature—and Ours Work is part of God’s nature and character. John 5:17 portrays both the Father and Jesus as workers. Jesus said, “My father...
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Clouds and Darkness

"Clouds and darkness surround Him . . ." (Psalm 97:2) When we come into close contact with the teachings of Jesus Christ we have our first realization of this. The...
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Will You Go Out Without Knowing?

"He went out, not knowing where he was going." (Hebrews 11:8) Have you ever "gone out" in this way? . . . Continually examine your attitude toward God to see...
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Let Us Keep to the Point

". . . my earnest expectation and hope that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ will be magnified in...
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Yesterday

"You shall not go out with haste,…for the Lord will go before you, and the God of Israel will be your rear guard." (Isaiah 52:12)Security from Yesterday. “…God requires...
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And Every Virtue We Possess

"…All my springs are in you." (Psalm 87:7)The sign that God is at work in us is that He is destroying our confidence in the natural virtues, because they...
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Deserter or Disciple?

"From that time many of His disciples went back and walked with Him no more." (John 6:66)When God, by His Spirit through His Word, gives you a clear vision...
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Continuous Conversion

"…unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven." (Matthew 18:3)If we trust in our own abilities, instead of...
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Christmas in the People’s House

Washington DC is all decked out for Christmas, but there is one building, in particular, that is simply stunning this time of year. 3-minute commentary: Christmas in the People’s House. Come...
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Where the Battle is Won or Lost

"If you will return, O Israel," says the Lord… (Jeremiah 4:1)Our battles are first won or lost in the secret places of our will in God’s presence, never in...
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Walk in the Light

"If we walk in the light as He is in the light…the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin." (1 John 1:7)I must “walk in...
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His Birth and Our New Birth

"Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name ‘Immanuel,’ which is translated, ‘God with us’." (Matthew 1:23)His Birth in Me....
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The Hidden Life

"…your life is hidden with Christ in God." (Colossians 3:3)The Spirit of God testifies to and confirms the simple, but almighty, security of the life that “is hidden with...
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Sharing in the Atonement

"God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ…" (Galatians 6:14)Do I want to be identified with His death — to be completely...
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The Drawing of the Father

"No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him…" (John 6:44)When God begins to draw me to Himself, the problem of my will comes...
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Experience or God’s Revealed Truth?

"We have received…the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by God." (1 Corinthians 2:12)My experiences are not...
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