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Today's Insight - December 27, 2012

  • 2012 Dec 27
Today's Insight from Chuck Swindoll


Wisdom Just in Time
by Charles R. Swindoll

Do not worry about how or what 
you are to say; for it will be given you 
in that hour what you are to say.
Matthew 10:19

Do you know what I've discovered about the Lord? He doesn't give wisdom on credit. He doesn't advance you a bundle of insight. . . . Do you know when He gives us words and wisdom and insight? 

Right when we need them. At the very instant they are required.

If you're a parent, you may have experienced this phenomenon. You find yourself in a situation you never anticipated, and couldn't prepare for. Suddenly, you're at one of the critical junctures of life where you're the mom or dad, and your child is looking into your eyes, depending on you for a right answer. Not always, but often, you are given the words you need. Later you realize that they were words beyond your own wisdom. 

At that quiet moment, you breathe a little prayer of thanks. "Praise You, Lord. That's exactly what needed to be said."

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