Monthly Archives: April 2018

Insights from Proverbs 28

Insights from Proverbs 28 for the 28th: Chapter 28 starts off with a bang: the righteous are bold as a lion! Then there are a bunch of verses letting us know that it’s ok if we are not earthly wealthy … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 27

Insights from Proverbs 27 for the 27th: Verse 17 is one of my Life verses: “As iron sharpens iron, So a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.” This verse has served me well. When I have a dilemma or … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 26

Insights from Proverbs 26 for the 26th: There are lots of verses here that deal with the fool (4-12). For instance: “do not answer a fool according to his folly, lest you be like him.” Sounds like an internet argument, … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 25

Insights from Proverbs 25 for the 25th: Chapter 25 is a smorgasbord of behavioral and relational standards. Five of the verses address being neighborly. Man, having a good neighbor is so important! A bad neighbor can make your life so much harder … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 24

Insights from Proverbs 24 for the 24th: One of the most convicting sentiments in all of Proverbs is found in 24:11-12. “Rescue those being led away to death; hold back those staggering toward slaughter. If you say, ‘But we knew … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 22 & 23

Insights from Proverbs 22 & 23 for the 22nd and 23rd: Kids have got to be trained. You don’t have to teach a kid to be bad; No, you have to teach them to be good. I’ve heard if you toss … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 21

Insights from Proverbs 21 for the 21st: Of all the tasty treats that Solomon prepares for us in Proverbs 21 (and there are plenty!), it might surprise you that I’ve picked only one to discuss and which one. Verse 30: … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 20

Insights from Proverbs 20 for the 20th: This is probably not going to be very popular, but it ain’t wrong either… Verse 1 is a warning about strong drink. Solomon calls it a mocker and a brawler. Being led by the bottle is … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 19

Insights from Proverbs 19 for the 19th: I love verse 22: “What is desired in a man is kindness,” isn’t that about the truth? If kindness is present, so many other things will be too; compassion, mercy, and empathy. Its … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 18

Insights from Proverbs 18 for the 18th: “The name of the Lord is a strong tower; The righteous run to it & are safe (v.10).” I have become increasingly sensitive to taking the Lord’s name in vain. Our culture is … Continue reading

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