Proverbs 29

Proverbs-Series

It's time for our weekly wisdom from the book of Proverbs. Today we are up to chapter 29 (from the Message Bible translation): 

Vs.1. For people who hate discipline and only get more stubborn, there'll come a day when life tumbles in and they break, but by then it'll be too late to help them.Read the rest

A Blogger’s Creed

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In our world of social media, it seems like everyone has a platform from which to share their opinion. The benefit of this is that it gives everyone a voice and it encourages open dialogue. The downside is when people get to preaching without listening or considering their tone and the impact that their words have on the listeners.… Read the rest

Proverbs 22

Proverbs-Series

Here is some more valuable wisdom from Proverbs 22 (from the Message Bible translation): 

Vs.1. A sterling reputation is better than striking it rich; a gracious spirit is better than money in the bank. 

People can damage your reputation but that can't damage your character.… Read the rest

Eat Move Sleep by Tom Wrath

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Physical health gives us the energy to enjoy life and carry out our God-given purpose with enthusiasm. God is interested in every part of our being – spirit, soul and body. Health doesn't just happen. It is the result of habits.… Read the rest

Proverbs 15

Proverbs-Series

Here is some timeless and timely wisdom from Proverbs 15:

Vs.4. Kind words heal and help; cutting words wound and maim.

Words have the power of life and death. Who can you help today through some encouraging or healing words?

Vs.8.Read the rest

The Persecution of Christians (Guest Post: J John)

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It is becoming apparent that far from dwelling at the ‘end of history’, as was naively envisaged at the fall of Communism, we are, in fact, living in perplexing, turbulent and dangerous days. One of the most troubling, if overlooked, features of our times is the appalling extent and depth of the persecution of Christians.… Read the rest

Proverbs 8

Proverbs-Series

Here is some insight available for us today from Proverbs 8 (from the Message Bible translation): 

Vs.1. Do you hear Lady Wisdom calling? Can you hear Madame Insight raising her voice?

God is personified here as a woman calling out to young men and offering him wisdom and insight for life.… Read the rest

Proverbs 1

Proverbs-Series

Here is some terrific wisdom available for us today from Proverbs 1 (from the Message Bible translation):

Vs.7. Start with God – the first step in learning is bowing down to God; only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning. 

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of true wisdom.… Read the rest