The Need for Wisdom

By   •   May 11


Time is running out. The seconds are ticking away toward midnight. The human race is about to take the fatal plunge. Which way shall we turn? Is there any authority left? Is there a path we can follow? Can we find a code book that will give us the key to our dilemmas? Is there any source of authority to which we can turn? Have we just been placed here by some unknown creator or force without any clue as to where we came from, why we are here, and where we are going?

The answer is “no.” We do have a code book. We do have a key. We do have authoritative source material. It is found in the ancient and historic Book we call the Bible. This Book has come down to us through the ages. It has passed through so many hands, appeared in so many forms-and survived attack of every kind. Neither barbaric vandalism nor civilized scholarship has touched it. Neither the burning of fire nor the laughter of skepticism has accomplished its annihilation. Through the many dark ages of man its glorious promises have survived unchanged.

Prayer for the day

How often I take for granted the privilege of being able to read my Bible. Forgive me, Lord.

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  1. King B. Johnson says:


  2. Mark C says:

    The Psalmist wrote:

    (Psalm 119:105) Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

    It’s the only enduring source of inspiration for a world sadly lacking.

    ‘the Alpha and Omega’.

  3. Yolanda Willis says:

    God continue to bless your ministry and pray his holy spirit decends on this country for revival of repentence of his people.

  4. June Darley says:

    God bless this nation with a President that will stand on the White House balcony and praise God and pray as Daniel did. 1 Timothy 2:1-6

  5. Christian says:

    Please could you be sending the daily devotion via mail. Will appreciate it.

    1. BGEA says:

      You can find a daily devotion on our website:
      You can also check Billy Graham’s Facebook page (managed by BGEA) for a devotion each day:
      Or check out our mobile app with access to daily devotions:

  6. Joe says:


  7. Adepeju Robert James says:

    Father lord Jesus Christ increase my knowledge in your word for they are light to my life.

  8. Gerry says:

    Sadly the greatest book ever written , God’s Holy Word , the Bible , is overlooked by most. It is an unparallelled source of wisdom for all who would take time to read it. The direct or indirect solution to every one of life’s problems can be found within its pages . Unfortunately, it generally remains on a shelf unnoticed. How ironic when we live in a world full of such turmoil and difficulty . However it’s not too late . Set aside a quiet time each day to become acquainted with this wonderful book . You will be glad you did.