Tag: relationship with God

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 ...

Want Happiness? Learn to Let Go

Proverb for Today He who handles a matter wisely will find good, and whoever trusts in the LORD, happy is he. (Proverbs 16:20, MEV) I'm a control freak. I like to be hands-on, very involved, and in control whenever possible. I hold on tight to every detail, making sure nothing slips from my grasp. While ...

The Right Foundation

Proverb for Today A man will not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous will not be moved. The wicked are overthrown, and are not, but the house of the righteous will stand. (Proverbs 12:3, 7, MEV) Stability. Security. Longevity. Now, more than ever, we want our homes to be marked by ...

Don’t Go It Alone

Proverb for Today Where there is no counsel, the people fall; but in the multitude of counselors there is safety. (Proverbs 11:14, MEV) How important is wise decision-making? Think about the trickle down effect of a leader's decisions. One wrong decision can start a war instead of de-escalating conflict, costing peoples' lives. One wrong decision ...

Love Covers All Sins

Proverb for Today Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all sins. (Proverbs 10:12, MEV) Our culture today has such a skewed version of love. Think about it. The collective emphasis is on ME: what benefits me most, what feels best to me, what makes me look good, what advances my agenda and interests. Love ...