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Proverbs 4:18-19

18 But the path of the just [is] as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day. 19 The way of the wicked [is] as darkness: they know not at what they stumble. Wouldn’t it be good if we never went astray? Even SatNav has a reputation for getting it wrong, […]

Proverbs 13:8

“The ransom of a man’s life are his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.” A Wise Dad One of the things I loved about my father was his ability to find the lighter side to any subject. He had the uncanny ability to find the faintest silver lining around the biggest, darkest cloud. That might […]

Proverbs 12:28

“In the way of righteousness is life; and in the pathway thereof there is no death.” Generalities As a genre, many of the Proverbs are spoken in general terms, such as with Proverbs 22:6, which reads, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart […]

Proverbs 12:18

There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health. Cut Open I have never been pierced with a sword but I have been cut open during surgery. While under anesthetic the surgeons made a twelve-inch incision from my chest bone downwards so that they could gain […]

Proverbs 12:8

8 A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised. First Look When I first read this verse, I thought “This is not how our world approaches a man of wisdom versus a man with a perverse heart.” As of 2012 we can see […]

Proverbs 11:28

28 He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch. It Isn’t Ours I have been self-employed for the last twenty years. Income in 1992 when I started out was modest, but I believe that over the years God has blessed the business and blessed my family. In turn […]

Discussing Proverbs 25 – LIVE!

Hey, friends! I just wanted to share something with you, something that has become commonplace in the last few weeks. Below is a link to the video from a Wednesday-night Bible study at the church where I am pastor. My guest this week was our Director of Missions (Associational Missionary) for the Washington Baptist Association, […]

Resolving Resolutions (10:8)

While going through and organizing things on the site to make it easier for all to find thoughts, Anthony noticed we may have missed a verse! The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall. -Proverbs 10:8, KJV If you have been reading our site for any extended amount of time, […]

Proverbs 13:10 – My Pride Says I’m Right

10 Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom. I know I’m right Have you ever listened to a parent talking with a teenager? It can be fun, to say the least. You see, a teenager has “seen it all” and “knows about everything” now that they have lived on this […]

Proverbs 13:7

“There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.” Pretenders When you read this verse the first time, what did you think it meant? The first time I read it I thought it was talking about people who were rich, but had nothing of real […]