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Monday, February 18, 2013

Why NOT Give Your Mind over to the Author of Wisdom?

Why would a person NOT give his heart and mind over to the Author of reason and wisdom? Why 
not love Him with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength?

Because sin has made him mad and he seeks death rather than life. Jer 10:23 "O LORD, I know 

that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps." 

Man becomes utterly foolish by fooling himself that there is no god, that the evidence is not clear. 

"The transgression of the wicked saith within my heart, that there is no fear of God before his 
eyes. For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, until his iniquity be found to be hateful." Ps. 36:1,2 
How precious is this entire Psalm 36. Read it, saint, and rejoice and trust.

How can you teach a man whose eyes are closed and his fist clenched against the God who made 

him? How can a poor sinner like me teach a man who is not taught of God? I can tell Him the 
sweet story of Jesus and recount the glories of the Cross, and then my quiver is empty. This is the 
reason for the hope that lies within me, for it is based on nothing else. But I can pray, and that is 
not nothing.

Joh 6:45 It is written in the prophets, And they shall be all taught of God. Every man therefore 

that hath heard, and hath learned of the Father, cometh unto me.

Isa 54:13 And all thy children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of thy 

children.
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