The Way Forward: Proverbs 29:18

Proverbs 29:18  Where there is no revelation [vision -KJV], people cast off restraint; but blessed is the one who heeds wisdom’s instruction. The intention of this proverb is that people need guidance, direction, from God.  Without it people can become careless and “perish” [go wrong).  Read More …

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 …