“Do not be wise in your own eyes, fear the Lord, turn away from evil.” – Proverbs 3:7 (ESV)

Your wisdom should come from God and He alone should be glorified even in our thoughts

God is my Life

A verse that got me out of a day in the pits of depression. For many years the verses prior had been my turn to verses as a Christian:

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6

Now this verse adds an extra dimension to trusting in God.

“Do not be wise in your own eyes” – What does it mean to trust in the Lord and lean not on my own understanding? To humble myself. Next to the Almighty God, I know nothing. To turn away from trusting in my wisdom and understanding…

Fear the Lord – To be in awe of Him, reverence, worship Him

Turn away from evil – This is what it means to acknowledge God and trust in Him. To turn away from…

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