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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 As we continue to look at our greatest needs, I am sure that we all agree that wisdom is on everyone’s list. This scripture in James tells us that if we just ask the Lord, He will give us the wisdom we need for every situation.  He won’t scold us for not knowing what to do but will be patient with us as He leads us to Scriptures that contain the answers we…

“Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.” James 1:19 Pause Pray Proceed The first time I read those three words it was as if a lightbulb went off in my mind. So simple, yet so empowering. Pause. Take the appropriate amount of time to really listen and discern what is going on behind the scenes of the situation. More often than not, things aren’t usually as they appear. By taking a moment, your emotions aren’t in control.. God is. Pray. Have a moment alone with…

“Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: And in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.” Psalm 51:6 Every meaningful friendship achieves its depth from sharing in one another’s failings, successes, dreams, and goals. It’s amazing how quickly relationships grow when people become vulnerable with one other. To acquire intimacy with God, we need to be exposed in His presence. He desires truth in the inward parts. Your creator knows every detail of your life, but He desires for you to express to Him what you are feeling, what moves you to tears, and what your…