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“If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.” James 1:5 James is telling us that no matter what circumstances we find ourselves in, we have someone we can go to who will show us exactly what we need to get us through the situation.  Friends may not be sympathetic to our requests for help and advice, but the Lord will not make us feel intimidated even if we are seeking His help for small and inconsequential things. Later in his epistle James…

According to Google, we make approximately 35,000 conscious decisions every day. Of coarse, many of these choices seem insignificant and finite, however, every choice we make, good or bad, will impact our lives. Simple Choices: What to wear, what to eat, what to read, what to watch on Netflix, etc. More Complex Choices: What College to attend, who to marry, what ministry to be involved in, where to live, etc. Basically, we are decision-making machines. Of coarse, we have the freedom to do anything, but that does not mean that we will be free from the consequences of our decisions.…

“And they called Rebekah, and said unto her, Wilt thou go with this man? And she said, I will go.” Genesis 24:58 At the beginning of the year, when we begin reading the Bible through once more, the story of Isaac and Rebekah has always stood out to me. This year I am reading the New Living Version and enjoyed reading it once again. Can you imagine the excitement when Abraham’s servant appeared at the well and greeted Rebekah with the news that he had come with the purpose of finding a bride for his master’s son? Then as Rebekah…