Remember a teacher in your schooling days---what was special about that one? List items:
Question for you today: Are you that kind of person to others? Would people say these things of you?
#1 Possess Wisdom from God
To believe in Him is where it all starts and ends! Salvation comes from only Him! There is nothing I can do to get more of Him. His Grace is given to me and I need to believe it. Simply believe in Him--as a child! period!
B. Quality that promotes success
2. Forsake Sin: bottom line-Hate it!
From ICCS, one of our very own, David M. ran in the marathon in Tokyo today. Don’t give up! Only 47 K! (Report after the race is over! He did finish in just over FIVE hours! Way to go David! We are proud of you! You did not give up but finished the race!)
Ezra was well versed in the Word of God/BUT so were the teachers of the Law in Jesus’ time! It just is not knowledge! Lifestyle counts.
John 5: 39 You diligently study (or study diligently- imperative-absolutely necessary!) the Scriptures because you think that by them you possess eternal life. These are the Scriptures that testify about Me, 40 yet you refuse to come to Me to have life.
All this results in a Godly person and one who found favor in the eyes of the king! You could be that kind of a person: Possess Wisdom from God/believe in Jesus. Learn to take courage in Him. Pursue righteousness and forsake sin AND Know the Word of God. Your response is your responsibility!
God MUST have all the Glory—He will not share it with anyone!