Tag Archives: Wisdom

God is wise in heart

“God is wise in heart and mighty in strength. Who has hardened himself against Him and prospered?” – Job 9:4 God is most wise. God alone is wise (2 Tim. 1:17). Rest in God’s wisdom.

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The Wisdom of This World

“Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you seems to be wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, … 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 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 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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