Tag Archives: Proverbs

In the Beginning God

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” – Gen. 1:1 “in the beginning” in Hebrew is one word: reshith. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” – … Continue reading

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Is God a Cosmic Killjoy?

There’s a line from Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov: “If God does not exist, then everything is permitted.” In other words, we can do whatever we want. The inevitable result is the current culture in which we find ourselves. It’s the … Continue reading

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Insights on Proverbs 29, 30, & 31

Insights on Proverbs 29, 30, & 31: 29: Just think about it: If you make the choice to be stubborn, then just one tiny degree change today – will mean a significant deviation over a lifetime. Imagine starting a ship on its course … 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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