When choosing a sport, an athlete must consider the rules that govern it, the expectations surrounding it and the lasting results from participating in it. To PURSUE UNDERSTANDING of the sport is necessary both before the choice is made and during involvement in it.
HERE ARE SOME WAYS TO PURSUE UNDERSTANDING:
- Put aside the need to be understood...
“Seek not to be understood but to understand.” St. Francis of Assisi
Though good advice lies deep within the heart, a person with understanding will draw it out. Proverbs 20:5 NLT
- Realize that’s it is through God Himself that our understanding deepens. The Psalmist David penned this prayer...
“I will pursue your commands, for you expand my understanding.” Psalm 119:32 NLT
- Consider what God-given understanding offers us...
He who cherishes understanding will soon prosper. Proverbs 19:8b NIV
Understanding...festoons our days with beauty Proverbs 4:9 The Message
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By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established. Proverbs 24:3
Happy are those who find wisdom, and those who get understanding... Proverbs 3:13 NRSV
FINAL WORD... In all your getting...get understanding! Proverbs 4:7b KJV
PRAYER: Dear Lord, through your Word and by the power of your Holy Spirit may the wisdom you have given me be filled with understanding. It is in Jesus’ Name I pray, Amen
UNDERSTANDING GIVES WINGS TO WISDOM!
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