Scripture Union Daily Guide 31st August 2023 – Who is a fool?

Seeds of Destiny 31st August 2023
Seeds of Destiny 31st August 2023

Scripture Union Daily Guide 31st August 2023, Thursday

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TOPIC: Who is a fool?

Opening Prayer: Dear Lord, make me more like you through the power of your word as I meditate on it.

Scripture: Psalm 53:1-6

Question(s) for Reflection
• Q 5: Is there any warning for me to heed?

Scripture Union Daily Guide 31st August 2023 Outline: 

This psalm is essentially a repetition of Psalm 14, with a few small modifications, probably intended to give faith and courage to Israel amid national challenge, such as the threat of invasion.

The fountain of sin is when men begin to say that there is no God. David looked at those who denied the existence of God and gave them a name, see v.1. A fool here is more moral than intellectual. David had in mind those who simply reject God and turn to their wicked ways. Those who, like many in our society, claim to believe in God but live as if He does not exist are in the same class.

Notice the behaviour of wicked people in vs.1b, 3 & 4b. As we live in times where some people have turned to atheism, what warnings do we draw from Hebrews 10:38? Instead of granting assurances of God’s presence to the sinful man, v.5 spells out the ruin of the wicked. Their bones are scattered. They are put to shame and consequently rejected by God.

A yearning for the establishment of God’s kingdom when He will restore the captives and make us rejoice is in us all (v.6).

• Any new insight or reinforcement of what you already know?

Closing Prayer
Dear Lord, we pray that the rule of the wicked over the righteous will end so your people will rejoice again.
Offer a prayer of faith in line with James 4:7

One-Year Bible Reading Plan: Ezekiel 4‐6.


…That we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. 1 Timothy 2:2.

► Thank Him in anticipation for answers to every request.
►For giving attention to all our prayers this month and
► Most of our roads are death traps because of their deplorable states.

►Government will give attention to rehabilitating these roads.
►The Lord will expose and judge all those who have embezzled the funds meant for these projects.

Scripture Union Daily Guide 31st August 2023. Scripture Union is an international, interdenominational, evangelical Christian organization. It was founded in 1867, and works in partnership with individuals and churches across the world. The organization’s stated aim is to use the Bible to inspire children, young people and adults to know God.

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