PROVERBS 15:16-33 – 6/18/21

“ENOUGH IS AS GOOD AS A FEAST, TO ONE THAT’S NOT A BEAST” “Better a little with the fear of the Lord than great wealth with turmoil. Better a small serving of vegetables with love than a fattened calf with hatred,” Pr. 15:16, 17. Sure, great wealth is more appealing than leanness of the pocket; aContinue reading “PROVERBS 15:16-33 – 6/18/21”

Put That in your Pipe and Smoke it

That’s how my fantastic father-in-law Jim punctuates his profound sentences. It tickles my heart every time. I don’t want to promote smoking, so I need your help coming up with another wonderful phrase to say, “so there!” This morning I started off ready to dive into our devotion of Psalm 50 and immediately snagged onContinue reading “Put That in your Pipe and Smoke it”

“YOU’RE A DAMNED LIAR!”

5 strategies to telling the truth. A devotion on PROVERBS 12: 15-28 “An honest witness tells the truth, but a false witness tells lies,” Pr. 12:17. That’s as basic as it gets. I consider myself an “honest witness.” Few would claim to consistently be a false witness. Withal, I don’t have to dig very farContinue reading ““YOU’RE A DAMNED LIAR!””

10 Traits of the Temptress

A devotional on Proverbs 7:6-27 Pr 7 NKJV – The Wiles of a Harlot – My son, keep my – Bible Gateway All temptation starts with a natural appetite and a desire/lust to fill it. The word ‘lust’ doesn’t necessarily have a negative connotation. It merely means desire. Desire is the focal point in temptation.Continue reading “10 Traits of the Temptress”

Let Pleasure Flow

A meditation on Psalm 36. Sin speaks. Anyone can hear it if they listen. It speaks to the sinner and it speaks to the righteous. “The transgression of the wicked saith within my heart, that there is no fear of God before his eyes,” Ps. 36:1. Spurgeon says, “Men’s sins have a voice to godlyContinue reading “Let Pleasure Flow”

GLOATING – Karma is a Bitch

“Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when they stumble, do not let your heart rejoice, or the Lord will see and disapprove and turn his wrath away from them.” Proverbs 24:17, 18. I live for the poetic justice that life flings at a jerk. We all know the gladdening of the heart that wellsContinue reading “GLOATING – Karma is a Bitch”

FRETTING OVER WICKED PEOPLE

“Do not envy wicked men, do not desire their company; for their hearts plot violence, and their lips talk about making trouble. Do not fret because of evildoers or be envious of the wicked, for the evildoer has no future hope, and the lamp of the wicked will be snuffed out.” Proverbs 24:1, 2, 19,Continue reading “FRETTING OVER WICKED PEOPLE”