Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Little Golden Nuggets

The last few days I have been reading in Proverbs and finding some good things...kind of like "little golden nuggets!" I'm liking it so much that I'm just barely into chapter 3. This morning I started reading chapter 2 again before going to work. I was so enjoying reading the Word that I just wanted to stay and keep going! Instead...I went off to work to the job that HE has blessed me with! Before I left this is what I found...

Thinking in terms of how I am on a "scripture hunt" my study Bible says this about vs 3-6...

God's wisdom is hidden from the rebellious and foolish, it takes effort to find it and use it. The pathway to wisdom is strenuous. When we are on the path, we discover that true wisdom is God's and that He will guide us and reward our sincere and persistent search.

Proverbs 2:6

For the Lord grants wisdom!
    From his mouth come knowledge and understanding.

Reading on down I stop at vs 10...

Proverbs 2:10

For wisdom will enter your heart,
    and knowledge will fill you with joy.

We gain knowledge by reading the Word of God and letting it penetrate our hearts. By doing this we grow spiritually. My study Bible says...

We gain wisdom through a constant process of growing and knowledge brings joy! 

So...we have nothing to lose by reading and studying the Bible and everything to gain. Who doesn't want to have more knowledge...wisdom...and joy? And which one of us doesn't want to grow spiritually? For me...I want everything the Lord is willing to give me so I can continue to grow in Him.

I am so thankful that the Lord has asked me to go on my own "scripture hunt" so that I can find things that I really have never noticed before. It's amazing to me how He helps us to draw closer to Him if we only ask. When I asked...this was His answer and I'm loving it!

6 comments:

Just Be Real said...

Needed to read those nuggets today Chelle. Thank you. Blessings.

Never Forsaken said...

Hi Chelle,

I love the book of provrbs. I am drawn there often. Sometimes, when I am being foolish, the Lord will lead me through Proverbs in order for me to see my foolishness, and get me back on track!
~God Bless~ Lisa

BelovedBomber said...

Great nugget for us all to grab hold of...I want all He has to offer me...Many blessings!

Kristin Bridgman said...

Love finding those little nuggets in the Word! And how appropriate as many of us are going to go eat another kind of nugget today. . .Chick-Fil-A nuggets. May everyone ponder on HIS little nuggets of wisdom as they are out and about today.

Jan Christiansen said...

I love the enthusiasm in your "voice" as I read your posts. Your excitement about the Word and about drawing closer to God is contageous!

Ima Troost said...

I like this golden nuggets. Amazing post.