Trouble: Proverbs 28:14

Proverbs 28:14  Blessed is the one who always trembles before God, but whoever hardens their heart falls into trouble. Everyone has troubles!  Does that mean that we are all failing to tremble before God?  In the Book of Job we read: Job 5:7  Yet man Read More …

Harsh Words: Proverbs 26:2

Proverbs 26:2  Like a fluttering sparrow or a darting swallow, an undeserved curse does not come to rest. People say such harsh things, don’t they?  Don’t I?  Words are powerful things – especially from the “mouth” of God.  After all – He spoke and worlds Read More …

Enemies: Proverbs 25: 21-22

Proverbs 25:21-22  If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.  (22)  In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you. I am sure that you have Read More …

Ambition: Proverbs 25:6-7

Proverbs 25:6-7  Do not exalt yourself in the king’s presence, and do not claim a place among his great men;  (7)  it is better for him to say to you, “Come up here,” than for him to humiliate you before his nobles. Jesus quotes directly Read More …

Honour: Proverbs 23:22

Proverbs 23:22  Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old. This verse gives a different version of the fifth commandment: Exodus 20:12  “Honour your father and your mother, so that you may live long in Read More …