Compare scriptures about seeking to edify with the statements by Job’s friends. Was their intent to edify? At first, was their mission to encourage or discourage?
Here are some simple morning thoughts from reading through the Psalms.
Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
- After so many years of little girl dreams about “one day” when I would be married, it’s amazing and exciting to finally be here – a wife, a helper, actually responsible for all those cares I used to imagine how I would manage. It’s such a sudden, new kind of life, that I feel almost like a child again – needing to stop and learn how to manage a simple day, needing to be taught the very basics. It’s been tempting to search online for advice and inspiration, but I need to shun worldly sources of counsel. Sometimes it sounds good, but it’s not the kind of counsel that will…
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