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First 5 is a daily bible study app brought to you by Proverbs 31 Ministries. First 5 was specifically designed to greet you with a short teaching in God’s Word each day, before you get distracted by social media and everything else screaming for your attention. It will equip you to better study and know the Word of God.


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Proverbs: Everyday Guidance for Making Everyday Decisions

A seven-week study, starting May 27 in the free First 5 mobile app

Why won’t God just tell me what to do?

Life is full of choices. Some can drastically alter the course of our lives, and others affect our days in smaller ways. It’s easy to wish for God to write the answer in the clouds or audibly tell us what to do next, but when He doesn’t, then what? How are we supposed to know which decision is best, especially when there often doesn’t seem to be a clear right or wrong answer in the Bible?

If God has felt silent as you’ve sought His wisdom and direction, we have good news: Through the book of Proverbs, He gives us the guidance we need. In these scriptures, we get to see real-life examples of what it looks like to live in a way that honors Him. And we get to release ourselves from the pressure that comes with making decisions — by realizing He is still the One who is in control of the outcomes.

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Today’s Teaching

Seeing the Good in Correction

Jackie Smith-Bell

Day: 14 | Plan: Proverbs 2024

Start Here: Proverbs 13

Key Verse: Proverbs 13:13 (ESV) "Whoever despises the word brings destruction on himself, but he who reveres the commandment will be rewarded."

Major Moment: Godly instruction given in love is a blessing.

Recently, during my visit to the ophthalmologist, he said, "Jackie, today's procedure will hurt at first, but this treatment is necessary to correct the light ...
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First 5 Study guides


Do you have 15 minutes instead of 5 minutes for your quiet time? Study Guides are the First 5 app companion to take your daily bible study a little deeper. They include daily questions for each passage of Scripture, including reflection that applies to your life. Historical background and context to the culture are also included, with so much more.

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What the Book of Leviticus Means for Today

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How To Wrestle Well When You’re Worn Out in the Waiting

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How Then Can We Be Friends?

A Philippians Study Guide

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