Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit. -Proverbs 18:21 (MEV) How often am I reminded that words can be hurtful and utterly destructive. I had a painful reminder of that earlier this summer that I hope not to repeat anytime soon. We must … Continue reading The Destructive Power Of The Tongue
Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before stumbling. -Proverbs 16:18 (NASB) Sometimes, I think the greatest cross a Christian can have to bear is that of a worldly, material nature. With success can often come a spirit of independence that can replace the spirit of dependence upon God. As soon as I remove … Continue reading Pride
He who conceals hatred has lying lips,And he who spreads slander is a fool.When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable,But he who restrains his lips is wise. -Proverbs 10:18-19 (NASB) Not very long ago, I had an altercation with my stepson and words were spoken between us that won’t soon be forgotten, to say the least. … Continue reading What are you hiding?
I have this little app on my phone that displays a different proverb each day. it’s neat, because it will remind me of the importance of receiving daily wisdom from the Word of God. Recently it displayed Proverbs 13:25, which says: The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked … Continue reading Satisfaction