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The Wisdom of Solomon for Shopping, Eating and Dining Proverbs 23:1

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The Wisdom of Solomon for Shopping, Eating and Dining

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee: And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite. Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful meat.

Proverbs 23:1-3 KJV

One thing is clear about our modern 21st century world is that we are ruled by big corporations.  Some of them, particularly those in the food industry are global, household brands.  They should be mistrusted and all that they offer must be carefully considered before making a decision to part with your money and consume their products.  I am particularly thinking of anything that is physically swallowed such as foods, herbal remedies, and pharmaceuticals.  It is really worth considering the Wisdom of Solomon particularly enlightening in the Amplified Version.

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God’s creative power and God’s pre-eminence – John 1:3-4

Nature picture of butterflies and mice. God's creative power and pre-eminence John 1:3-4
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An inspirational Bible verse of faith

All things were made through him. Without him was not anything made that has been made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

John 1:3-4

This Bible verse is found in John’s Gospel. It comes after:

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

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I am fearfully and wonderfully made – Psalm 139: 13-14

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Each one of us are unique

For you formed my inmost being. You knit me together in my mother’s womb.I will give thanks to you,for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.Your works are wonderful.My soul knows that very well.

Psalm 139:13-14

It is amazing to think that God planned you. Nobody who is born is an accident in the eyes of God. Not only that but God has placed eternity in everyone’s  heart.

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I know the plans I have for you – Jeremiah 29:11

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
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When you need direction just trust God

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.  

Jeremiah 29:11

This Bible verse today is a scripture on encouragement and hope.

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But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God – James 1:5

James 1:5 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives to all men generously and without reproaching, and it will be given him.
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If you need wisdom all you need to do is ask

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach; and it will be given to him.

James 1:5

This Bible verse of the day is an inspirational quote about wisdom that is great to memorise.

This is a scripture of great encouragement whenever we are at a loss to know what to do about anything. Do you need help in running your business?  Do you need help in parenting your children?  Do you need help to deal with a particularly difficult work colleague?  Maybe you and your spouse are not getting on.  This scripture from the letter of James will help you.

This promise from the Word of God is that God will generously give us wisdom whenever we ask. What is wisdom?  I believe that it is an inspired insight from God for a particular situation.

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