Tag Archives: Proverbs

May 11 – What Contract?

Acts 20:1-16; Judges 13; Job 41 Whenever music stars appear in concert there are interesting provisions in the contract. Some require certain types of water. Others require certain kinds of fresh fruit. Perhaps one of the more outrageous contract provisions … Continue reading

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March 10 – Sins. Shhhh….Don’t Tell

Matthew 13:1-23; Leviticus 17-18; Proverbs 28 If you ever visit Italy there is one, iconic landmark that you have to see. Ok, Italy is full of iconic landmarks, so there are a bunch you need to check out. But as … Continue reading

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March 4 – Reputation

Matthew 10:1-25; Leviticus 7-8; Proverbs 22 Word of mouth. According to most people, that’s the best advertising there is. If a friend recommends a movie, a book, or a restaurant, you’re probably more likely to go to that movie, buy … Continue reading

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August 28 – It’s Hard to be Humble

Proverbs 25:6-7; Psalm 112; Hebrews 13:1-8 15-16; Luke 14:1 7-14 There is the story told of a man with two heads. Each head was extremely annoying as they both bragged about what a great man he was and how he … Continue reading

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April 29 – Wisdom

Psalm 67; Proverbs 2:6-8; Acts 16:1-8 A lot of careers have basic educational requirements that include a college degree. Many places will increase their workers’ salaries when they receive advanced degrees such as masters or doctoral degrees. As a result, … Continue reading

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March 8 – Lions In The Path

Matthew 12:1-21; Leviticus 14; Proverbs 26 Some people will always find a good reason (excuse) for not doing something that needs to be done. “The dog ate my homework.” “I couldn’t make the meeting because I had family in town.” … Continue reading

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March 4 – Reputation

Matthew 10:1-25; Leviticus 7-8; Proverbs 22 “Nobody likes you, sir.” I hear that from my students quite often. My response is, perhaps, stereotypical for teachers: “Doesn’t bother me. I’m not here to be liked. I’m here to teach you.” Oh, … Continue reading

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February 12 – Wisdom

Hebrews 9:1-22; Exodus 6:28-8:32; Proverbs 2 It is so easy to go ahead and do things on my own, without seeking God’s plan. I know what I want. I’m ready to go get it. And I tell myself that I’m … Continue reading

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January 19 – Whatcha Thinking?

Luke 14:25-35; Genesis 26; Psalm 19 Each morning I wake up and prepare to write these devotionals. After I pray, I read God’s word and meditate on it. Then I write based on what God is saying to me. I … Continue reading

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