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Morning Reflection- Overcoming Tough Times- Chapter 6 “Accepting Advice” ….


Good morning... Great is His faithfulness...


OVERCOMING TOUGH TIMES DEVOTIONAL


Chapter 6 - ACCEPTING ADVICE


PROVERBS 1:5


A wise man will hear and increase learning,

And a man of understanding will [a]attain wise counsel,


The book of Proverbs was written that one might know Christ, the Wisdom of God ... St. Paul points out that Christ is the power of God and the Wisdom of God" - (1 Co 1:24) ...


(1 Corinthians 1:24)


but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.


Wisdom (Christ) always instructs those who know Him ... The word instruction in v. 2 in Proverbs 1- incorporates these aspects: teaching, correction, discipline, reproof, learning, education as well as training...


"God guides through the counsel of good people" ...

E. Stanley Jones


Additional readings - ( 1 Kingdoms 3- (1 Samuel 3), Ecclesiastes 4:13, Ecclesiastes 7:5, Proverbs 15, and Proverbs 19, Luke 2:22-40-(Jesus dedicated in the temple)- and Hebrews 7:7-17 - (The priesthood earthly and eternal)...


"GOD OFTEN KEEPS US ON TGE PATH BY GUIDING US THROUGH THD COUNSEL OF FRIENDS AND TRUSTED SPIRITUAL ADVISORS" ...

Bill Hybels


Questions to Consider


Do I understand the importance of finding- and listening to- mentors??? Yes please see my video for answers and further discussion...


Am I willing to be a mentor to others??? Yes absolutely send people to my blog and our reflections... All I ask is to please share me out with others who are lost, need help and who want to truly heal ... Please see my video for my discussion on this topic ...


Am I willing to listen carefully to advice and, when appropriate, to take it??? Or am I a little too stubborn to take advice from others??? This question is two way street for me please see my video for more discussions into this topic ...


I spoke about those who are my true spiritual counselors those who have had the biggest impact on my journey in Christ...


My list of my spiritual guidance - see my video for those important people ...


Numbers 6:24-26


“The Lord bless you and keep you;


25 The Lord make His face shine upon you,


And be gracious to you;


26 The Lord [a]lift up His countenance upon you,


And give you peace.” ’



In Chris love Jared Campbell



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veetim.pyatt
veetim.pyatt
Feb 02, 2023

What a humbling post today brother Jared! It takes a lot to open ones self up like that! Its hard to admit our faults openly so well done brother!

Love you all

Tim

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