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#LAWisdom: A few lessons from Uncle Abi (Genesis 26, Proverbs 26) by @nnamdijuugo

Jan 26, 2016 Ike Amadi 0 » Genesis

Evening guys. I know we would usually draw wisdom from the fathers of faith, their conduct,their good decisions….and bad ones. But I would want us to consider a man outside the Faithful Three and their families: Abimelech king of Gerar. Consider his conduct when encountering Isaac and his (Why always …

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READ #LAProverbs Devotional Day 24 ‘They That Wait On the Lord’

Oct 24, 2014 lafamily 0 » book

‘If you falter in times of trouble; it shows how small your strength is.‘ Prov 24:10 We all don’t pray for bad times to fall upon us and Christianity doesn’t promise a smooth ride all the way. God’s promise to us, is that He will be with us in times …

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READ #LAProverbs Devotional Day 23 ‘I CAN’

Oct 23, 2014 Editor 0 » devotional

One of my daughter’s favourite books when she was a toddler was Elmer (the Elephant). A multi-coloured elephant that was different from its herd. In one story, Elmer was discouraged from being different and so painted himself the same colour as the rest of the herd. As Elmer walked around, …

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READ #LAProverbs Devotional Day 22 ‘Walk Your Talk’ by @buqolar

Oct 22, 2014 lafamily 0 » book

WALK YOUR TALK ‘Seeth a man diligent in his work? He shall stand before kings and not mere men.‘ Proverbs 22:29 (KJV) ‘We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.‘ Aristotle It’s amazing the things we will do if we set our mind …

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#LAProverbs Devotional Day 19 ‘Plan, Prepare, Pray’

Oct 19, 2014 lafamily 0 » devotional

We all have hopes of building a family, but how far do we extend this vision beyond ourselves? Do we think longterm towards our future generations? Do we think of building a legacy upon a foundation that future generations can, and will uphold? God clearly lays out instructions for us …

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READ #LAProverbs Devotional Day 17 ‘Some Life Lessons’

Oct 17, 2014 lafamily 0 » book

‘A man of perverse heart does not prosper; he whose tongue is deceitful falls into trouble‘ Prov 17: 20 ‘Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in good health even as thy soul prospereth.’ 3 John 1:2 KJV Prosperity should feature in all our lives. …

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READ #LAProverbs Devotional ‘Till Your Ground’

Oct 13, 2014 Editor 0 » devotional

‘He who tills his land will be satisfied with bread’ Proverbs 12:11 A wise man once said, ‘Nothing venture, nothing have.’ This goes on to say that we reap what we sow. If we sow nothing, we’ll eventually reap nothing. We must sow, so that we can be satisfied tomorrow. …

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READ #LAProverbs Devotional ‘Safety In Wise Counsel’

Oct 11, 2014 lafamily 0 » book

When people give you good counsel it is because they love you. It is because they want you to do the right thing and end well. Many times, I have despised their counsel. I have chosen instead to do my own thing. And the results to go my own way …

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READ #LAProverbs Devotional Day 8: ‘Speak the Truth’

Oct 08, 2014 Editor 0 » book

A few years ago, I made the decision to never lie again. I made the decision to never tell a lie, white or black. God hates lying lips (Proverbs 6:16-17: ‘These six things the Lord hates,… a lying tongue’) and thus will not answer a prayer said from lying lips. …

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READ #LAProverbs Devotional Day 7: ‘As Simple as that’

Oct 07, 2014 Editor 0 » Proverbs

These days the need to keep things simple is a necessity. The simple life: everything cool, no fuss, no stress. The flip side is that simple can be a deadly trap leading to temptations we have no business messing with, especially if you are not grounded in understanding and wisdom …

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