Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Proverbs

One Of Life’s Best Prayers

PROVERBS 30:7-9 – Two things I ask of you; deny them not to me before I die: Remove far from me falsehood and lying; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is needful for me, lest I be full and deny you and say, “Who is the LORD?” or lest I be poor and steal and profane…

Never Trust It

PROVERBS 28:26 – He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, But he who walks wisely will be delivered. THEME OF THE DAY. NEVER TRUST IT. We do it so easily. Not to mention we have many forces against us helping us to do it so easily. The devil desires us to do it knowing it will cause serious spiritual…

Sometimes The Best Help Is Silence

PROVERBS 25:20 – Whoever sings songs to a heavy heart is like one who takes off a garment on a cold day, and like vinegar on soda. THEME OF THE DAY. SOMETIMES THE BEST HELP IS SILENCE. Reading Proverbs daily is a particularly good spiritual discipline. And this Old Testament wisdom book is suited for doing so. There are 31 Proverbs that…

The Dangers Of Living A “What If?” Life

PROVERBS 22:13 – The sluggard says, “There is a lion outside! I shall be killed in the streets!” THEME OF THE DAY. THE DANGERS OF LIVING A “WHAT IF?” LIFE. Today’s scripture should bring a smile on our faces. As we do, we want to tell the sluggard, “Really? A lion walking through the town? Has the circus arrived? Why are you…

The First Warning Sign

PROVERBS 14:14 – The backslider in heart will be filled with the fruit of his ways, and a good man will be filled with the fruit of his ways. THEME OF THE DAY. THE FIRST WARNING SIGN. The word “backslider” should make every believer shiver. To wear this label is one of the most serious spiritual conditions in which we may ever…

Sometimes We Have To Let Things Go

PROVERBS 17:9 – He who conceals a transgression seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates intimate friends. THEME OF THE DAY. SOMETIMES WE HAVE TO LET THINGS GO. There are many certainties in life. If we took the time to list them, we each would come up with a full sheet of paper. To introduce us to the theme of…