Wisdom Verses Folly

Scripture A wise person thinks a lot about death, while a fool thinks only about having a good time.  ~Ecclesiastes 7:4, NLT Quote The way of wisdom is narrow and even painful at times, but it leads to a far greater joy than sensual mirth. ~Ya’akov Ecclesiastes 7 in one of those many passages where…

The Terrible Trio

Scripture “Whoever is naive, let him turn in here!” ~Proverbs 9:4, NASB Quote People everywhere enjoy believing things they know are not true. It spares them the effort of thinking, deciding for themselves and being responsible. {In other words, it gives them an excuse} ~Brooks Atkinson Whereas Proverbs 9 speaks of the contrast between wisdom and…

Lady Wisdom

Scripture Does not wisdom call out?  At the highest point along the way…she takes her stand…at the entrance, she cries aloud. ~Proverbs 8:1-3, NIV Quote “Many men know a great deal but are no wiser for it. To know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.” ~Charles H. Spurgeon Solomon personifies WISDOM as a woman.…

Use Your Head

Scripture Have respect for the LORD–that will prove you are wise. Avoid evil–that will show that you have understanding. ~Job 28:28, NIRV Quote One bad apple spoils the whole barrel. ~Ben Franklin Actually, fragments of the quote above date back as far as Geoffrey Chaucer (1343 – 25 October 1400) but Ben Franklin coined the words…