Daily Wisdom: James 1:23-25

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

ToGather: Asking for Godly Wisdom

Let's ask God to give us the wisdom we need to live for Him and live with His character.

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Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard, but doing it—he will be blessed in what he does.
— James 1:23-25

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Illustration of James 1:23-25 — Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like.  But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard, but doing it—he will be blessed in what he does.

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Daily Wisdom is a free daily devotional for Christians featuring wise counsel found in Scripture.