Dan Shock Logo

CONTACT ME TODAY!

813-299-9219

WISDOM FOR TODAY

Daily choices bring your heart into play.

Daily choices bring your heart into play. Fools listen to their hearts; wise men consult God’s word. 12 The wicked covet the catch of evil men, but the root of the righteous yields fruit. 13 The wicked is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, but the righteous will come through trouble. 14 A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, and the recompense of a man’s hands will be rendered to him. 15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but he who heeds counsel is wise. (Proverbs 12:12-15) (Read Proverbs 12:1-28) Also (Eph. 3:16-19) In these verses in the book of Proverbs we are shown how the righteous are delivered from trouble while the wicked are snared by their transgressions. Verse 12 tells us that wicked men desire the evil man’s booty (the things that they caught in their evil net). The righteous are different, they will yield righteous fruit, because they are rooted and grounded in the love of God. (B. Miller) Proverbs 12:13-14 shows us a very important truth. Most people do not realize that the things they speak, whether positive or negative will affect their lives. We all have known some people who are habitual complainers. They are always confessing a scenario of bad things that could happen. Many of these do happen to them, because they are not walking in faith. On the other hand, people who voice a positive confession of faith in the face of their troubles, are an inspiration to others and many are granted miracles to overcome the obstacles in their lives. (B. Miller) Verse 15 tells us that we are wise if we seek the counsel of God’s Word, while a fool will think the way he looks at things is right. We must not merely speak our own opinions about things but learn to speak or confess what God’s Word has to say about that particular situation. We must confess our faith in God’s Word. We must not confess lack, as the Heavenly Father has given us everything we need. . (B. Miller) The Bible declares the heart is deceitful above all things and desperately wicked, which indicts it horribly (Jer 17:9<eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fbiblia.com%2Fbible%2Fkjv1900%2FJer%252017.9&data=02%7C01%7C%7C2f3533e24204431f544408d59cabffc5%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7…>). Who can truly know the perverse nature of their heart? Not you, unless you believe the Bible. -Papa Roy wrote this devotional today- he is the elder at Calvary Chapel Merritt Island who baptized me (Dan Shock) in 1994. He has faithfully sent me a daily devotional ever since. Now 86 yrs old. What a faithful man!

Search For More Articles

Leave a Comment





RECIENT ARTICLES

The Cure for Depression

April 25, 2018

The Cure for Depression Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? —Psalm 43: 5 In modern terms, we could translate this verse, “Why are you so depressed? Why are you so filled with anxieties?” Society places us under many difficult pressures. We find ourselves struggling financially, struggling…

Read More

Don’t Worry

April 24, 2018

Don’t Worry Do not fret… —Psalm 37: 1 In this life, we are prone to worry about many things. But David gives us the cure for worry in verses 5-7 of this psalm: “Commit your way to the Lord, trust also in Him, and He shall bring it to pass.… Rest in the Lord, and…

Read More

The Heavy Hand of the Lord

April 23, 2018

The Heavy Hand of the Lord When I kept silent, my bones grew old through my groaning all the day long. For day and night Your hand was heavy upon me; my vitality was turned into the drought of summer. —Psalm 32: 3-4 David was guilty of an adulterous relationship, which eventually led to murder.…

Read More
Dan Shock

Dan & Sara Shock

"It is our desire to help people come into a personal relationship with the Lord."

CONTACT ME TODAY

Invalid Email
Invalid Number
Please check the captcha to verify you are not a robot.
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons