"...put on heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience, accepting one another and forgiving one another..." from Colossians 3:12-13 I might not be some of these things yet. Therefore, I that must put them on. I don't mean faking it. I mean stepping out of your comfort zone. It can be done, and it can … Continue reading Suit Up, Walk it Out
"Silver is tested in a crucible, gold in a smelter, and a man by the praise he receives." Proverbs 27:21 I have taken this to mean that when a man receives compliments or other types of rewards because of something he says or does, he can be tempted toward pride, or conceit, or maybe just … Continue reading Good Message
"A feast is prepared for laughter, and wine makes life happy, and money is the answer for everything." - Ecclesiastes 10:19 It's sort of taken for granted that people read the Bible for guidance about what to do, or how to appraise the moral value of something, but I often see the Biblical wisdom literature … Continue reading Ecclesiastes 10:19. Deal With It.
"Counsel in a man's heart is deep water; but a man of understanding draws it up." -Proverbs 20:5 I believe that "deep water" has to do with drawing water up from a deep well, because that's what they would have done in those days. What I had on my mind when this verse grabbed my … Continue reading As Defined by You
"Don't love sleep, or you will become poor; open your eyes, and you'll have enough to eat." - Proverbs 20:13 This verse came to mind because I was recently thinking about peace. I believe that peace, specifically a sense of peace about God's provision and direction for your life is founded in how you see … Continue reading Vision and Peace