Pride→disgrace. Humility→wisdom.

“When pride comes, then comes disgrace,but with the humble is wisdom” (Proverbs 11:2). When we see gray clouds we know a storm and rain are probably coming. Proverbs leads us to see other connections and correlations from other phenomena and make other important deductions. Just as if we see gray clouds we know rain is […]

Guard your Heart

“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it” (Proverbs 4:23). We’ve probably all heard someone say, “I love you with all my heart.” What they mean, of course, is not I love you with the muscle in my chest that pumps blood around my body. That would be creepy. They say, […]

Fear & Flourish

“…Fear the LORD and turn away from evil. It will be healing to your flesh…” (Proverbs 3:7-8) These verses stood out to me in my reading today. They’re important to understand and even more important to apply. There are three main points and they build sequentially upon each other. 1.Fear the LORD This is essential. […]

Not all "facts" are created equal (and other proverbs for today)

Not all “facts” are created equal (and other proverbs for today)

A few important and relevant things I’ve found to be true through my short tenure on earth: 1. Statistics can be skewed (in all sorts of ways). 2. Money talks, and sometimes money makes people talk about facts that don’t actually exist. 3. “Sound bites” don’t equal sound knowledge. 4. Video doesn’t always equal validation. 5. […]

20+ Proverbs for those Pining for Substances or Porn

“My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent” (Prov. 1:10 cf. v. 17-18) “Do not enter the path of the wicked, and do not walk in the way of the evil. Avoid it; do not go on it; turn away from it and pass on” (Prov. 4:14-15) “The iniquities of the wicked ensnare him, and […]

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