The Wisdom Journey

The Wisdom Journey with Stephen Davey is a three-year journey through the entire Bible, Genesis to Revelation, with one 10-minute lesson each weekday. The Wisdom Journey will help you understand the truth of God’s Word and apply that truth to your life. Follow along and learn to know God, think biblically and live wisely.

21:12:45 2022-12-08
Jesus Christ is our Savior, the one who has redeemed us through His substitutionary death. And in this we rejoice. But we can rejoice, too, that our Savior is also our King, our Master, the holy God, and we will one day participate in His rig...
21:13:22 2022-12-07
God is the Creator and is in control of all creation, and we can rejoice in that truth. Yet this does not mean we are mere observers of life and history. We are called to heed His warnings and live in obedience to Him, giving testimony to the...
21:13:03 2022-12-06
Our time on earth is short, and the more we understand that, the wiser we will be in how we live out our days. We will have a proper perspective on life that focuses on serving God with gratitude and faithfulness to the very end. And in this ...
21:12:56 2022-12-05
Loneliness can be one of the most discouraging experiences of life. But Psalms 88 and 89 remind us that loneliness provides an opportunity for our faith to grow as it pushes us to turn to the Lord as our truest friend and trust Him.  Psa...
21:11:58 2022-12-02
The wonderful thing about the Psalms is that they give voice to our concerns and struggles and desires. They give us hope when we have sinned, laying the foundation for a fresh new start with the Lord. It is this spiritual revival that is at ...
21:12:34 2022-12-01
As servants of a just God, we should seek and pray for justice in our world, as we wait for God’s perfect justice to arrive with Christ’s return. Yet even in this imperfect world, we can always find peace and satisfaction in the Lord’s ...
21:13:13 2022-11-30
The believer’s relationship with God is multifaceted. Psalms 79, 80, and 81 emphasize several important actions that should characterize that relationship, including a proper response to sin and its consequences, humble prayer and intercess...
21:12:04 2022-11-29
The knowledge and experience God gives us are not for us alone. Psalms 77 and 78 urge us to remember and pass on to each new generation what God has done and what He has taught us. This will benefit us and also help others to know Him, think ...
21:12:29 2022-11-28
Through times of divine discipline for our sins and through the attacks and injustices we suffer in this world, there is always an abiding and sure hope for followers of the Lord. He does not abandon His people, and He never fails in His prom...
21:13:30 2022-11-25
Only when our focus is on God and His works does the world around us come into focus. When God is at the center of our lives, we have a proper perspective on ourselves, others, and this sin-marred world. Psalm 73:16-28 LINKS: J...
21:12:32 2022-11-24
It can be confusing when we look at the world around us and we do not see God’s justice playing out before our eyes. This is why we always must trust God’s Word and His promises and not be distracted by temporary circumstances. Psalm ...
21:13:30 2022-11-23
Psalms 70–72 together stress the importance of possessing a faith that is confident in calling upon God at any time, growing and developing through a life of faithfulness, and always centered where it should be—in the eternal God and His ...
21:13:30 2022-11-22
Psalm 69 reveals details about Jesus’ earthly life that would be fulfilled a thousand years later. It also reveals something of God’s sovereign control, knowledge, and purposes; and it assures us that His plan for us, like His plan for Je...
21:12:34 2022-11-21
Psalms 66–68 remind us that our life is a journey. It may not be an easy one; there may be great challenges along the way. But as we trust the Lord, we have the assurance of His presence and guidance and that our journey will have a gloriou...
21:13:30 2022-11-18
We are divinely designed to thrive in the presence of our creator God. David understood this, and it is reflected in Psalms 63-65. Praising God for His faithfulness, trusting Him when we are under attack, and obeying His Word are keys to enjo...
21:13:30 2022-11-17
The world and our circumstances will tell us otherwise, but we can confidently entrust our needs to God. When our faith is in Him alone, we can wait faithfully for His provision, knowing He hears and will respond in His time. This is the them...
21:13:30 2022-11-16
David’s experiences and the psalms that came from them teach us at least two things. First, they illustrate that the trials in this world are unrelenting. But second, they teach us that there is hope in the Lord in every situation, for He i...
21:13:30 2022-11-15
God is the all-powerful Creator and sovereign Lord. But He is not far removed from our daily, and often painful, experiences. Psalm 56 reveals Him as a compassionate Father, who knows our steps, understands our hurts, and has graciously given...
21:13:13 2022-11-14
As one who felt the sting of betrayal on numerous occasions, David’s psalms speak powerfully to this issue. They offer us wise counsel that is focused, not on the betrayer, but on the God who will take our burden on Himself and sustain us. ...
21:13:00 2022-11-11
Sometimes the most important lessons are learned from the sad experiences of others. In Psalm 51 David’s grievous sins and their aftermath become the means of teaching us the nature and content of genuine confession. Psalm 51 LINKS:...
21:12:30 2022-11-10
Jerusalem, or Zion, has a central role in God’s eternal plan. But God Himself, our Creator, Redeemer, and Judge is central to all history and eternity. It is not our sacrifices but His sacrifice that opens the door to eternal life. Psal...
21:13:30 2022-11-09
We live in uncertain times, but with the certainty that God is in control; He reigns over all His creation. Psalms 45–47 teach us that we have a refuge in Him now and the sure hope of worshiping Him in His immediate presence in the coming k...
21:13:30 2022-11-08
There are all kinds of circumstances that can bring turmoil into our lives and discourage us. But we must not let them rob us of the sure and eternal hope that is ours because we know God as our God and our salvation. This is the wonderful re...
21:12:17 2022-11-07
The trials of this life can warp our perspective. We need to step back often and look to the Lord and His Word for a renewed biblical perspective that puts our focus on seeking God’s glory. This is the theme we see running through Psalms 39...
21:12:24 2022-11-04
Psalm 36 urges us to listen to the Lord and walk in His light. Psalm 37 stresses how important this is by contrasting the righteous with the wicked, who ignore His word. And Psalm 38 points us to the hope we have when we fail the Lord by conf...
21:13:30 2022-11-03
As believers, our lives should be filled with love for God and thanksgiving for His goodness to us. But to follow the Lord also means hating sin and desiring that sin be dealt with justly. Psalms 33–35 reveal these two emphases. Psalms ...
21:12:51 2022-11-02
Psalms 30–31 reveal some devastating consequences of pride. Pride itself is sin, and it keeps us from admitting other sins and from enjoying the Lord’s presence and fellowship. Psalm 32 gives us the key to victory over pride—simple, hea...
21:13:30 2022-11-01
In Psalms 27–29 we are challenged to patiently wait on the Lord to work on our behalf in His time, trusting Him and praying. We are also inspired to reach out to others, sharing with them God’s faithfulness and the truth that He is in con...
21:12:50 2022-10-31
In Psalms 24–26 David testifies to God as the one who makes him righteous, guides his path, and by God’s grace causes him to walk in integrity. This is his personal testimony, but it can be ours as well. Psalms 24-26 LINKS: ...
21:13:30 2022-10-28
This sin-cursed world is not always a safe and pleasant place. But we are not here alone. Psalm 23 reminds us that the one who created us, redeemed us, and leads us also protects us and assures us of His everlasting goodness and mercy and an ...
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