For the last three years I have been listening to the late Dr. McGee on Thru the Bible (ttb.org). Dr. McGee leads folks on what he calls the “Bible bus,” a five-year ride that journeys through every verse of scripture, … Continue reading
My 17th wedding anniversary came and went without the person I’ve spent the last 17 years married to. Yet again, our family has taken a blow from the Army, and in a place that just might hurt the most: the … Continue reading
Posted in Peace, Prayer, Wisdom
Tagged Christian, faith, God, Jesus, Jesus Christ, prayer, Proverbs, Scripture, The Word of God, wisdom
A few years ago I did a stupid thing. I learned from my huge mistake, and in the process was drawn closer to God, but at the same time I lost one of my two best friends.
Posted in Character, Forgiveness, Wisdom
Tagged Christian, forgiveness, friends, friendship, God, Jesus, Jesus Christ, Proverbs, Scripture, The Word of God, truth, wisdom
Above all sins, God hates pride. Pride is the sin that begets all others. It’s because of pride that we gossip. It’s pride that motivates us to lie or steal. Pride is the root cause of murder. These are bold … Continue reading
Posted in Pride, Wisdom
Tagged Edom, Esau, God, Jesus, Jesus Christ, pride, Proverbs, Scripture, sinful, sins, The Word of God, wisdom
I decided to select the following proverb from our next chapter, chapter 12, for my post this week. If I had to select one proverb that rings the truest in my life, this one might be it.
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Tagged Christian, faith, forgiveness, God, heaven, Jesus, Jesus Christ, Proverbs, salvation, Scripture, sinful, The Word of God, truth, wisdom
This week I’ll be comparing Proverbs to my Shelby GT500. I know that seems strange, but when I read the words in chapter four I am reminded of the beast in my garage.
I just did the calculations on how long my study of Proverbs is going to take me to complete at my current rate: just shy of seven full months. Now THAT is a lot of wisdom! Part Four – Chapter … Continue reading
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