by Darla Noble
So teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. Satisfy us in the morning with your loving kindness, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.
Psalm 90:12, 14
Ralph is a man who lives the words of today’s verses better than anyone I know. He is a man who truly seeks to have a heart and mind of wisdom…Godly wisdom. How does he do it? He memorizes a Bible verse a day. Just one verse. He says the verse over and over throughout the day, as well as the verses from the previous days. So far Ralph has memorized all four Gospels and the book of Acts!
Yes, it takes a while each day to recite what he has memorized, but he does it while walking—either outside or on his treadmill. You might say he is exercising his body, soul, and mind all at the same time.
What Ralph is doing is great, but it’s not the only way to grow in the wisdom of God. You can grow a heart of wisdom and be glad in all your days when you read the Bible, spend time in prayer, worship, and service to Him and others. In other words, it’s not how you do it, but that you do it that matters.
Father, I want to know You fully and intimately. Help me grow in wisdom. Help me experience the joy that comes from being Yours fully. In Jesus’ Name, I pray, Amen.