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Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Proverbs 17:24

Intelligent people think about what needs to be done here and now. Fools are always dreaming about faraway places – Proverbs 17:24 (ERV)

How many times have you spent hours wishing you were somewhere else. I used to always wish that I was done with high school and out of my parent’s house. I just felt that I wanted freedom and I wanted to get on with my life. However, this verse tells us that dreaming about things like that makes us a fool. To spend time thinking and wishing you were somewhere else is not productive. If you spend all your time unhappy because of where you are in life and never do anything about it, nothing will change.

Instead of spending all your time wishing you were somewhere else doing something else, choose to do what the first part of this verse says. Choose to focus on what can be done now. Think about things you can be doing now to make a difference or to help someone else out. If you spend your time doing this, then you are intelligent.

As this verse says, taking action and planning right where you are now is always more powerful than dreaming of wanting to be somewhere else. Your purpose is not fulfilled just longing for a better place to be. Instead, choose to see the opportunities right in front of you and begin making plans and taking action. You’ll be glad you did.

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Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Psalm 37:21

The wicked man borrows and does not repay, but the righteous one is gracious and giving. – Psalm 37:21 (HCSB) How do you handle your money? Are you always asking others for money to go to the movies? Or are…

Why You Shouldn’t Compromise, Even in the Smallest Ways

It can be really easy to begin to compromise. Many times, you don’t even realize that you’ve compromised in an area. Compromises can happen in big areas of your life, but they also happen in the smaller ones too.…

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Proverbs 16:32

Better to be patient than powerful; better to have self-control than to conquer a city. – Proverbs 16:32 (NLT) We often put a lot of emphasis on what we do. If we get good grades or make the winning…

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Hebrews 6:12

We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised. – Hebrews 6:12 A lot of the time we focus on the importance of faith and forget…

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – James 1:4

But let patience have her perfect work, that you may be perfect and entire, lacking in nothing. – James 1:4 (KJ 2000 Bible) Have you noticed how many things in life take time? If you want to get your…

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – James 1:3

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith works patience. – James 1:3 (KJ 2000 Bible) If we’re honest, we all hate being patient. Have you ever prayed and asked God for something and then you had to be…

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – November 20

But when Daniel learned that the law had been signed, he went home and knelt down as usual in his upstairs room, with its windows open toward Jerusalem. He prayed three times a day, just as he had always…

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – James 1:3

 Knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. – James 1:3 If we’re honest, most of us would like to avoid tests and trials in life. No one likes going through hard times. However, this Bible verse shows…

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Phil 3:14

I keep running hard toward the finish line to get the prize that is mine because God has called me through Christ Jesus to life up there in heaven.  – Phil 3:14 (ERV) I remember when I ran long…