Tag Archives: Solomon

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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Insights from Proverbs 17

Insights from Proverbs 17 for the 17th: Proverbs 17 has a pulse to it. It beats like the heart of one who’s wronged and who’s also been wronged. That about includes us all, doesn’t it? Solomon draws a clear line in … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 15 & 16

Insights from Proverbs 15 & 16 for the 15th & the 16th: Reading over chapters 15 & 16, I kept thinking… well, #1. I can’t summarize this and do it justice and #3. I would be robbing people by doing … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 14

Insights from Proverbs 14 for the 14th: Although Solomon jam-packs this Proverb with mighty Kingdom truth-bombs: happiness is mercy to the poor (v. 21), loose lips sink ships (paraphrase of v. 23), and envy rots the bones (v.30)… I’m just going … Continue reading

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