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verse 17: “But He who boasts, let him boast in the Lord.”

A familiar statement by Paul in his writings, he urges the Corinthian church to put their boasts in the Lord. Sounds kind of funny; we put many things in the Lord’s hands…our hopes, our needs, our faith, our prayers….but our boasts?

Paul had quoted similar Scripture in 1 Corinthians. Plus, one of my favorite verses comes from Psalms 34, verse 2, “my soul shall make its boast in the Lord”. Even in Jeremiah 9:24, the Lord Himself tells Jeremiah, “but let him who boasts boast of this, that he understands and knows Me,…”

Just something to marvel at, that something we often hear negative connotations about…boasting…is actually okay when we put our boasts in the Lord!

Have a blessed day!

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