Tag: Christian growth

Help! I Trapped Myself!

Proverb for Today His own iniquities entrap the wicked himself, and he is snared in the cords of his sins. (Proverbs 5:22, MEV) I love the word picture Solomon paints for us in today's proverb. Can you imagine getting caught in a trap you set for yourself? Tightly binding yourself up in a way you ...

The Right Way Is the Bright Way

Proverb for Today The path of the just is as the shining light, that shines more and more unto the perfect day. The way of the wicked is as darkness; they do not know at what they stumble. (Proverbs 4:18-19, MEV) About a week ago, I woke up in the middle of the night thirstier ...

Just Do Good

Proverb for Today Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it. (Proverbs 3:27, MEV) Few things are as strong and as bitter as regret. Hindsight is 20/20 and with it we see what could have been or should have been ...

The Beginning of Knowledge

Proverb for Today The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction. (Proverbs 1:7, MEV) Remember when you were in grade school? It's the first day of pre-algebra (yikes!). You've got your fresh new pencil case, packed way too full with mechanical pencils, erasers, a ruler, a protractor, ...

Daily Doses of Wisdom for 2020

Starting January 1 of 2020, I'll be publishing a daily devotional through the book of Proverbs, and I need your help. So often, we talk about starting the year off right, setting New Year's resolutions, making lists of our goals, and marking up our calendars. While all of these are necessary (I set resolutions, goals, ...

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