Today's Verse: Proverbs 9:10

Friday, September 10, 2004

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
— Proverbs 9:10

Thoughts on Today's Verse...

There are many fields of academic pursuit that are noble and beneficial, but true wisdom and the highest understanding can be found in only one place — a reverential knowledge of God!

My Prayer...

Lord God, Holy Savior of Israel and my Abba Father, thank you for the grace of prayer. Thank you for your steadfastness and faithfulness. Thank you for your mercy and justice. I place my life and my future in your hands to be used for your glory. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.

Comments

Other Devotionals from Heartlight for Friday, September 10, 2004

A daily passage of Scripture emphasizing praise to our God.
"You are the one, O LORD our God! Only you can do such things [like send us rain]. So we will wait for you to help us."
A daily devotional featuring wise counsel found in Scripture.
"Now listen, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money." Why, you do not even know..."
A daily devotional about God's power for our battles.
"Then he said, "Today I [Goliath] stand and dare the army of Israel! Send one of your men to fight me!" … For forty days the Philistine came out every...."
The classic twice-daily devotional from Charles H. Spurgeon.
"Here was sovereignty. Impatient spirits may fret and fume, because they are not called to the highest places in the ministry; but reader be it thine....."

Illustration

Illustration of Proverbs 9:10 — The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

About This Devotional

Today's Verse is a free daily devotional that includes a Bible verse, thought and prayer.

The Thoughts and Prayer on Today's Verse are written by Phil Ware.

All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House.