Are You Wise or Foolish?

Proverbs 9:1-6 ESV “Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn her seven pillars. She has slaughtered her beasts; she has mixed her wine; she has also set her table. She has sent out her young women to call from the highest places in the town, ‘Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!’ To … Continue reading Are You Wise or Foolish?

The Wisdom of the Prudent

Proverbs 14:2, 5, 25 ESV “Whoever walks in uprightness fears the Lord, but he who is devious in his ways despises him. A faithful witness does not lie, but a false witness breathes out lies. A truthful witness saves lives, but one who breathes out lies is deceitful.” What does it mean to fear the … Continue reading The Wisdom of the Prudent

Dealing with Depression

Psalms 119:25-28 ESV “My soul clings to the dust; give me life according to your word! When I told of my ways, you answered me; teach me your statutes! Make me understand the way of your precepts, and I will meditate on your wondrous works. My soul melts away for sorrow; strengthen me according to … Continue reading Dealing with Depression

Hoodwinked

An Original Work / October 15, 2018 Tricked by masters Duped by fools Conned by artists Using tools They pull the wool Over eyes Always catch folks By surprise Clever crafters Do their tricks Searching victims Them to prick Be on your guard Prayerfully Trust in Your Lord Patiently Don’t be quick to Judge the … Continue reading Hoodwinked

Lifting our Burdens

Caught in Sin Galatians 6:1 ESV “Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted." Who is this referring to? It is speaking of our fellow believers in Jesus Christ. If any one of our … Continue reading Lifting our Burdens

Wise or Foolish?

James 3:13 ESV Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. Wisdom includes knowledge, but knowledge alone is not wisdom. For, many people have lots of knowledge, including biblical knowledge, but they are not wise, because they don’t apply the good knowledge … Continue reading Wise or Foolish?

Pride Before a Fall

Proverbs 27:1-2 ESV Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring. Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips. Proverbs 16:18 says, “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.” So, we are to guard our hearts … Continue reading Pride Before a Fall