THOUGHTS ON PLANNING FROM THE SCRIPTURES

"One day as these men were worshiping and fasting the Holy Spirit said, 'Dedicate Barnabas and Paul for a special job I have for them.'" Acts 13:2

"But Daniel made up his mind not to eat the food and wine given to them by the king." Daniel 1:8

"How does a man become wise? The first step is to trust and reverence the Lord!" Proverbs 1:7

"Knowing God results in every other kind of understanding." Proverbs 9:1 Ob "The good man asks advice from his friends" Proverbs 12:26a

"It is pleasant to see plans develop. That is why fools refuse to give them up even when they are wrong." Proverbs 13:19

"The wise man looks ahead. The fool attempts to fool himself and won't face facts." Proverbs 14:8

"Only a simpleton believes what he is told! A prudent man checks to see where he is going." Proverbs 14:15

"A wise man is cautious and avoids danger; a food plunges ahead with great confidence." Proverbs 14:16

"Plans go wrong with too few counselors; many counselors bring success." Proverbs 15:22

"We can make our plans, but the final outcome is in God's hands." Proverbs 16:1

"Commit your work to the Lord, then it will succeed." Proverbs 16:3

"We should make plans -- counting on God to direct us." Proverbs 16:9

"What a shame -- yes, how stupid! -- to decide before knowing the facts!" Proverbs 18:13

"Don't go ahead with your plans without the advice of others " Proverbs 20:1 8a

"Get the facts at any price, and hold on tightly to all the good sense you can get." Proverbs 23:23

"Any enterprise is built by wise planning, becomes strong through common sense, and profits wonderfully by keeping abreast of the facts." Proverbs 24:3,4