Tag: Proverbs

Every Word of God is Flawless

God has spoken and revealed himself through the written record that we have, the Bible an in 2 Timothy 3:16-17 “All scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness, 17 in…

The Righteous Will Sing and Rejoice

Proverbs offers wisdom in the ways of behavior that lead to favor and success and blessing. It is about faithfulness and discipline and learning to apply this knowledge, this wisdom. The word often used for wisdom is “ḥokmâ (which) can…

Riches are Not Forever

God made us in a way that we find fulfillment in the work of our hands. There is something in us that enjoys picking fruit, the harvest of seed we planted. And while our modern culture has separated most of…

The Glory of God Conceals Things

An Abomination to Humankind is a Scoffer Proverbs 24:7-10 If You Find Wisdom There is a Future Proverbs 24:11–15  Seven Times the Righteous Will Fall But He Will Rise Proverbs 24:16–20 Partiality in Judgment is Not Good Proverbs 24:21–25 Prepare…

Give Your Heart to Me

Giving our heart to the Lord seems simple enough, it is just accepting that God is who He says He is and that Jesus Christ did come and walk among us, the son of God, crucified and risen from the…

Precious Jewels are Lips of Knowledge

There are those that have set themselves against God and the things of God, scoffers, proud and arrogant, in Psalm 73:8–9 (LEB) “They mock and speak maliciously of oppression; they speak as though from on high. 9 They set their…

The Hope of the Righteous is Gladness

There is a way of life that leads to fulfilled hope, “gladness” in Proverbs 10:28 and this way begins with reverence for the Lord. Living this righteous life brings blessing not only to you but to those around you in…

Happy Are Those Who Will Keep My Ways

  Understanding Raises its Voice Proverbs 8:1-11 I Love Those Who Love Me Proverbs 8:12-21 My Delight Was With the Children of Humankind Proverbs 8:22-31  Happy Are Those Who Will Keep My Ways Proverbs 8:32-36   Wisdom Has Built Her…

Keep My Commands and Live

Most people attach a negative connotation to the word command in our culture. We value our independence and what to express our freedom to do whatever we choose to do. These commands that come from God are not to restrict…

When Will You Rise Up

Some parts of the Bible talk of heaven and angels and the end times; things that scholars have struggled to understand. And then there are places like this that offer simple instruction for us as we live our lives. Here…