Category Archives: Proverbs

Training Up This Child

We are all uniquely created and nurtured by God toward his purpose for us. The Lord set me on a path, starting me off and training me up toward his purpose for me.  And so, why am I so foolish, … Continue reading

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Fulfilled in the Uncertainty of Faith

Certainty.  We all desire certainty. Our challenge today is to shift our desire for certainty to hoping in the one who cares for you more than anyone else.  God will direct your steps when we set our expectations on faith. … Continue reading

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Proverbs 31: Noble Character

Noble character… Reading Proverbs 31 this morning has left me wanting to be like this woman of noble character.  The excellent wife.  Who can find her?  better yet, who can find such noble character in man or woman in the … Continue reading

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Lessons for a King

Leadership is serving.  You should put the poor and needy and destitute ahead of yourself.  Serve them.  That’s what a good King should do.  Use your throne for good, rather than indulging yourself.  And take your cue from the King … Continue reading

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Churning Cream

Don’t churn the cream if you don’t want butter.  We will reap what we sow in life.  It’s a certainty.  The context of today’s proverb is that strife results if we stir it up. It’s a negative example of reaping … Continue reading

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Word

Invest in knowing and applying God’s word of truth and guard against adding our own twists on God’s word.  God’s word doesn’t need any of me on top of his wisdom.  Does anything in your life compete with God’s word … Continue reading

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Humble and Lowly

We have a choice to make today.  We can set ourselves up against God, or we can put ourselves in a position to be lifted up by God.  Easy choice, isn’t it?  Presented that way, who would choose to set … Continue reading

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