Tag Archives: practical application

A Fragrance of Christ

Sorry if this is too personal, but what do you smell like? “For we are a fragrance of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing… ” – 2 Cor. 2:15 God can … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 10

Insights from Proverbs 10 for the 10th: Proverbs 10 is a rapid-fire string of moral contrasts. It’s like reading a bunch of fortune cookies all at once. Solomon presents these pearls of wisdom in an A-B pattern: A is the righteous … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 8 & 9

Insights from Proverbs 8 & 9 for the 8th & 9th: Combining chapters 8 & 9 worked out for me not only because of the Sabbath, but also because these two Proverbs sort of go together; one is about Wisdom & … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 5

Insights from Proverbs 5 for the 5th: I can sum up Prov. 5 in 5 words: Keep it in your pants. If you would like to… Not drink poison? Not get sliced up by a sword? Not wander aimlessly? Not … Continue reading

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No Longer Slaves

Augustine of Hippo said “he who sings prays twice,” once with our music and once with our words. This song has pierced my heart as only music can. It is my anthem of freedom. My fears were drowned in perfect … Continue reading

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Have a Mentor & Be a Mentor

Are you looking for a mentor? Who wouldn’t welcome the wise counsel of a strong advisor who is willing to invest in them, come along beside them, & offer insights on relationships, finance, & life? It is important to have a mentor … Continue reading

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Love Mercy

We are called to not only be merciful, but to love mercy (Micah 6:8). To love it! When you love something you sacrifice for it, you protect it, and you put it before yourself. Mercy (not getting what you deserve) … Continue reading

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