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Safe in the Arms of Jesus

“LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty. 
Neither do I concern myself with great matters, 
Nor with things too profound for me. 
Surely I have calmed and quieted my soul,
Like a weaned child with his mother;
Like a weaned child is my soul within me. 
O Israel, hope in the LORD
From this time forth and forever.” 
(Ps 131)

While many of us are blessed with ample opportunities to pursue higher education and explore our interests in academia, the mentalities, philosophies, and presuppositions that academia holds are often completely different from the Bible. When our increased knowledge carries us to the leading edge of research and education, it is easy to forget our place and elevate ourselves beyond our proper position. We may use our logic, which God created, to challenge or question our heavenly Father, causing us to fall into a downward spiral of unbelief. New, profound ideas may grab ahold of us and eat at the core of our beliefs. At these times, what can we do? 

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Speak Words of Knowledge

Who is this who darkens counsel by words without knowledge? (Job 38:2)

Job was an upright man who feared God and shunned evil. God himself said that there was none like Job on the earth, who was blameless in his ways (Job 1:8). However, being blameless in one’s ways does not mean that one fully knows the Lord.

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