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Proverbs 3:13-14 – Devotional
“Happy is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gains understanding; for her proceeds are better than the profits of silver, and her gain than fine gold.”
It seems that many people spend their entire life chasing after the riches of this world. The sad reality is that they never find the satisfaction that the things of this world promises but never delivers. The tragic reality is revealed by the large number of suicides among those who seemingly have it all.
I have known a few wealthy people throughout the days of my life and most of them seem to be miserable. They keep friends and family at a distance since they are convinced that the only reason they want to be close is to receive something of value. That is too often the case.
This passage in Proverbs is speaking of spiritual wisdom and understanding. He points out that the “stuff” of this world, even though it glitters like gold, never brings lasting satisfaction. In fact there is only fleeting pleasure to be gained.
The true riches that God promises are the result of discovering His wisdom and understanding. At best, the things of this world offer fleeting pleasure. At their worst they bring sadness and death. Choose TRUE RICHES FROM GOD!
Blessings dear hearts walk with God today and be a blessing!
– – – Pastor Cecil
One Year Bible Scripture for Today
One Year Bible Reading for July 8th:
- 1 Chronicles 5:18-6:81
- Acts 26:1-32
- Psalm 6:1-10
- Proverbs 18:20-21