Sin Is A Parasite

Scripture Forsake your folly and live, and proceed in the way of understanding.” ~Proverbs 9:6, NASB Quote Folly and sin are always parasitic of the good that God has created. ~Robert Van Leeuwen We live in a culture that has become increasingly ungodly and relativistic. Moral relativism, the god of the day, insist that every person …

Foolishness

Scripture How long will you who are simple love your simple ways? How long will mockers delight in mockery and fools hate knowledge? ~Proverbs 1:22, NIV Quote A fool is a person who lacks good sense or judgment which results in stupid behavior. ~Daniel Webster A proverb {masal} is a poetic, incisive, brilliant and thought …

The Enemies Curse

Scripture Cut his life short and let someone else have his job. ~Psalms 109:8, CEV Quote The most effective way to destroy a people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history. ~George Orwell The world a part from Christ believes in the power of the lie. Hitler believed that a lie …

Insight

Scripture Tune your ears to wisdom, and concentrate on understanding. Cry out for insight, and ask for understanding. ~Proverbs 2:2-3 Quote Your eyes will give you sight, but it’s your fellowship with Christ and His suffering that gives you insight. ~Ya’akov The world is filled with arm-chair quarterbacks: people who have all the answers but no practical experience. …

Ignorance

Scripture I am weary and worn out, O God. I am too stupid to be human, and I lack common sense. I have not mastered human wisdom, nor do I know the Holy One. ~Proverbs 30:1-3, NLT Quote With the goodness of God to desire our highest welfare, the wisdom God to plan it, the power of God …

The Law Is The Law

Scripture Pride ends in humiliation, while humility brings honor.  ~Proverbs 29:23, NLT Quote Pride is the mother hen under which all sins are hatched. ~C. S. Lewis The verse above restates the same principle found in Proverbs 16:18, Pride goes before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall. The end result of pride is humiliation: this is God’s …

Integrity #2

Scripture If a king is fair, he makes his country strong, but if he takes gifts dishonestly, he tears his country down. ~Proverbs 29:4, NCV Quote “I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.” ~George Washington …

Gossip And Flattery

Scripture Fire goes out without wood, and quarrels disappear when gossip stops. ~Proverbs 26:20, NLT Quote Be careful about jumping to conclusions, you may land on a lie. ~IDRWSI My mother taught me that things are seldom what they appear but I had to learn this lesson the hard way. The great majority are under …

Self-Control

Scripture  A person without self-control is like a city with broken-down walls. Proverbs 25:28, NLT Quote “You can tell the size of a man by the size of the thing that makes him angry.” ~James Kyle Morley I do agree with the quote even though it makes me a small man. I acknowledge up front …

Taste

Scripture Eat honey, my child. It is good. Honey from a honeycomb has a sweet taste.  I want you to know that wisdom is sweet to you. If you find it, there is hope for you tomorrow.  ~Proverbs 24:13-14, NIrV Quote O taste and see that the LORD is good…Joy is the flavor of the Savior! …