Category Archives: Proverbs

A Bit of Wisdom

When you and someone else can’t get along, don’t gossip about it.  10 Others will find out, and your reputation will then be ruined. 11 The right word at the right time is like precious gold set in silver. 12 … Continue reading

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It Won’t Be Like This For Long

Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it.    Proverbs 22:6 (NLT) Today is the birthday of my oldest children. Every year I think back on the years, thanking God for … Continue reading

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Are You One of the Cool Kids?

[reprinted from November 9, 2010] Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble.   Proverbs 13:20 (NLT) “You are who you hang around with” was a popular saying when I was a teenager. I … Continue reading

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[reprinted from November 1, 2010] So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, “Abba, Father.” For his Spirit joins … Continue reading

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Accountability – Get It!

How much better to get wisdom than gold, and good judgment than silver! The path of the virtuous leads away from evil; whoever follows that path is safe. Pride goes before destruction, and haughtiness before a fall.      Proverbs … Continue reading

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Got Humility?

After the soldiers had nailed Jesus to the cross, they divided up his clothes into four parts, one for each of them. But his outer garment was made from a single piece of cloth, and it did not have any … Continue reading

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My child, listen to what I say and remember what I command you. Listen carefully to wisdom; set your mind on understanding. Cry out for wisdom, and beg for understanding. Search for it like silver, and hunt for it like … Continue reading

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Parent and Child

[reprinted from December 29, 2010] Children’s children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children. Proverbs 17:6 (NLT) If you are a parent, older sibling that is raising a younger sibling, or mentor, pull … Continue reading

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Above All – Seek Wisdom

The events of this past week have left me in much prayer, seeking God’s wisdom and His perspective. Let us keep our focus on our LORD and our hearts and mouths on praising Him. May His Spirit guard my our … Continue reading

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Heart Check

The rich and poor have this in common: The Lord made them both.      Proverbs 22:2 (NLT) My dear brothers and sisters, how can you claim to have faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ if you favor some … Continue reading

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