Month: November 2015

I Should Second-Guess Myself

I SHOULD SECOND-GUESS MYSELF There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death.  Proverbs 14:12             A twenty-four hour day is filled with dozens of decisions; some minor, some major.  Most decisions won't appear to present … Continue reading I Should Second-Guess Myself

How Far Will I Go To Earn Other’s Respect?

HOW FAR WILL I GO TO EARN OTHERS RESPECT? And Pharaoh called Joseph’s name Zaphenath-paneah. And he gave him in marriage Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera priest of On. So Joseph went out over the land of Egypt. Genesis 41:45          I can learn a … Continue reading How Far Will I Go To Earn Other’s Respect?

Why Anger Explodes

WHEN ANGER EXPLODES A quick tempered man acts foolishly.  Proverbs 14:17             Take a glass that is mostly full of water, add a little more, and it will spill over.  Take a man or woman who is already full of rage, add one small … Continue reading Why Anger Explodes

Am I Lazy and What Is The Cost?

AM I LAZY AND WHAT IS THE COST? The way of the sluggard is as a hedge of thorns.  Proverbs 15:19 Life happens to the lazy man as opposed to being shaped by him.  He will see challenges come but, because of his slothfulness, he … Continue reading Am I Lazy and What Is The Cost?

When a Friend of God Speaks

WHEN A FRIEND OF GOD SPEAKS Anxiety in the heart of a man weighs it down, but a good word makes it glad.  Proverbs 12:25             I’m not a stranger to pain. I've lived long enough to recognize the foreboding fronts on the horizon that often … Continue reading When a Friend of God Speaks

It’s Called Redemption

IT'S CALLED REDEMPTION The wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.  Proverbs 13:22             Look at Solomon’s words. Do you believe this outrageous claim?  Could it be true that when others deprive you of what is rightfully yours and hoard it … Continue reading It’s Called Redemption

How Others Feel In My Space

HOW OTHERS FEEL IN MY SPACE Much wealth is in the house of the righteous.  Proverbs 15:6             The wealth Solomon is referring to has nothing to do with net worth.  He speaks of an abundance that can be felt in one's spirit. How … Continue reading How Others Feel In My Space

“I Can’t Believe You’d Ask Me To Do This!”

“I CAN’T BELIEVE YOU’D ASK ME TO DO THAT!” And Isaac said to his father Abraham, “My father!” And he said, “Here I am, my son.” He said, “Behold, the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?”  Genesis 22:7 … Continue reading “I Can’t Believe You’d Ask Me To Do This!”

God’s Wisdom – Don’t Abdicate!

DON'T ABDICATE! In the morning, O LORD, You will hear my voice; In the morning I will order my prayer to You and eagerly watch. Psalm 5:3 You will have some good days; ones that you look back on and make you smile. They will … Continue reading God’s Wisdom – Don’t Abdicate!

God’s Wisdom ~ Little by Little

"Little by little I will drive them out before you, until you have increased enough to take possession of the land."  Deuteronomy 23:30 Let's talk about this big thing that overwhelms you; that thing you bring before me nearly every hour of the day.  I … Continue reading God’s Wisdom ~ Little by Little