Monthly Archives: May 2018

God's Care: He Cares (#944)

God’s Care: He Cares (#944)
Good morning. Today we are going to continue our series, which we started the beginning of 2018, on God’s Care. And this time we are going to get to something we probably should done the first time, about how God cares for us. God cares for us so we don’t have to have any anxiety; about anything. I talked to somebody this week, that said there was a lot of anxiety about some future travel and future plans and it occurred to me that lots of people of anxiety, but God has a solution to that; so we’ll read about that. Matthew 13…

As taught by Bruce Mahone, 20180527.  All rights reserved.
Verse Listing and Notes
Mat. 13:1-9; 18-23       The care (merimna – anxiety, worry, care) of this world can choke God’s Word
Mat. 6:25-34                 Take no thought (merimnao – to be apprehensive, have anxiety, be anxious, be (unduly) concerned) for tomorrow
Luke 10:38-42              Thou art careful (merimnao) and troubled (agitated). One thing is needful
Phil. 4:4-9                      Be anxious for nothing (moderation – gentleness, patience)
Don’t worry over anything whatever; tell God every detail of your needs in earnest and thankful prayer, and the peace of God, which transcends human understanding, will keep constant guard over your hearts and minds as they rest in Christ Jesus – JB Phillips
Philippians 4:6-7 6       Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. 7 If you do this, you will experience God’s peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus. – NLT
I Peter 5:6-9                  Casting all your mental distraction (merimna) on him, for is is aware (melo) of your needs
Psalm 1                          Meditate on God’s Word
Prov 3:5-6                      He shall direct your paths
Phil. 3:13-16                  Reaching forth unto those things which are before
God’s Care: He Cares (#944)

God's Care: Wisdom (#943)

God’s Care: Wisdom (#943)
Welcome. Today we’ll continue our series on God’s Care. We’ve been looking at many, many different ways God cares for us. His care is so huge and so amazing, we could stay with this for years, which we might do. But today we’ll speak specifically about the wisdom He provides through His word, and of course through manifestations of holy spirit. But we’ll focus today on teh wisom we get from God’s word and how powerful and important it is for living our daily lives. So let’s start today in first Chronicles…

As taught by Bruce Mahone, 20180513.  All rights reserved.
Verse Listing and Notes
I Chron. 22:6-16     Only the Lord give thee wisdom and understanding (vs. 12)
Psalms 104:24        In wisdom hast thou made all thy works
Psalms 111:10        The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom
Proverbs 1:7           Fools despise wisdom and instruction
Proverbs 1:33         Whoso hearkeneth unto wisdom shall be quiet from fear of evil
Proverbs 2:1-11      The LORD giveth wisdom (vs. 6)
Proverbs 3:13-26    Happy is the man that findeth wisdom (vs. 13). All the paths of wisdom are peace (vs. 17)
Proverbs 4:5-18      Get wisdom, get understanding (vs. 5)
Proverbs 8               Wisdom is better than rubies (vs. 11). Those that seek wisdom early shall find it (vs. 17)
Proverbs 19:8          He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul
Eccl. 2:13                  Wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth darkness
Eccl. 7:19                  Wisdom makes one wise man more powerful than ten rulers in a city (NIV)
Luke 2:41-52            Jesus Christ increased in wisdom and stature (vs. 52) (Heb. 5:8)
Romans 11:33         O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God
Ephesians 1             God has abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence (vs. 8)
Collosians 1:9          They prayed that they might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding
Collosians 3:16-17   Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom
James 1:5 (1-8)         If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally. Temptations: trials. Patience: endurance. Upbraideth not: does not reproach, ungrudgingly
God’s Care: Wisdom (#943)