Category Archives: Proverbs

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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Freedom at the End of Ourselves

Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose. In the place at the end of ourselves, the Spirit takes over leadership in our lives.  That place is the place of freedom, in which we hold our lives and … Continue reading

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Diminishing Power of Secret Sins

Confess, renounce, find mercy, be healed. That’s the plan.  That’s God’s way for us.  Why?  Because when we confess something, its power diminishes. Oh, but I have no intention of confessing my junk to you or anyone else – how … Continue reading

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