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!…