Tag: Christlike

Care

Proverb for Today Open your mouth for the speechless in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction. Open your mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy. (Proverbs 31:8-9, MEV) I don't necessarily have a longer thought for today's devotional, or even a three-point challenge. I just want ...

Churning Milk? Expect Butter.

Proverb for Today Surely the churning of milk brings forth butter, and the wringing of the nose brings forth blood, so the forcing of wrath brings forth strife. (Proverbs 30:33, MEV) I think the picture of today's proverb is hilarious. Imagine sitting down to churn milk and being shocked to see butter forming. It's ridiculous ...

Avoid Cover-Ups

Proverb for Today He who covers his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy. (Proverbs 28:13, MEV) Cover ups. We hate them. But we've grown to expect them. I don't know that any of us are surprised when we hear about a cover up on the news. And while ...

Don’t Knock Yourself Down

Proverb for Today Do not exalt yourself in the presence of the king, and do not stand in the place of great men; for it is better that it be said to you, "Come up here," than that you should be put lower in the presence of the prince, whom your eyes have seen. (Proverbs ...

Keep Getting Up

Proverb for Today A just man falls seven times and rises up again. (Proverbs 24:16, MEV) Quitting is so easy. We fail, we mess up, and the easy thing to do is accept defeat, to give up. At least we can't mess up again if we don't even try another time, right? "Besides," we tell ...