A Trip Through Proverbs – #6 – In God We Trust

If you’re here in the US, pull out your wallet or open up your change purse and take a look at any money you may have in there. On there will be the words “In God We Trust.” It means many things here in the US. But let’s look at what we find in ProverbsContinue reading “A Trip Through Proverbs – #6 – In God We Trust”

A Trip Through Proverbs – #5 – Wisdom is calling to you

As I continue down this road in Proverbs, we are finishing up Chapter 1 with a personification of wisdom of someone shouting in the street.  This is used to help wisdom come alive for us. Wisdom shouts in the streets.  She cries out in the public square.  She calls out to the crowds along theContinue reading “A Trip Through Proverbs – #5 – Wisdom is calling to you”

A Trip Through Proverbs – #4 – Sin is Enticing

OK ,everyone admit it; sin is enticing.  Sin is often a quick way to prosperity or to make us feel like “one of the crowd.”    It’s easy to fall into that trap over and over again, even though you know it’s not the right thing to do….you just can’t stop.  The sin soon becomesContinue reading “A Trip Through Proverbs – #4 – Sin is Enticing”

A Trip Through Proverbs – #3 – Parents, Your Children are Watching

The importance of the parents are paramount in the upbringing of a child.  Your children are always watching no matter what their age.  Even as a grown adult with children of my own, I still watch and learn from my parents.  Children are told; Listen, my child, to what your father teaches you.  Don’t neglectContinue reading “A Trip Through Proverbs – #3 – Parents, Your Children are Watching”

A Trip Through Proverbs – #2 – Acquire Wisdom

We can all gain knowledge.  Especially in this day and age, knowledge is everywhere.  I can within minutes look up any topic and discover all the knowledge I’d want to know about it.  Wisdom however is scarce. Only fools despise wisdom….  – Proverbs 1:7 Wisdom is the ability to gain knowledge of what is trueContinue reading “A Trip Through Proverbs – #2 – Acquire Wisdom”

A Trip Through Proverbs – #1 – Introduction

I love the book of Proverbs.  It is probably the clearest book in the entire Bible in regards to understanding.  It comes right out and tells you how you should and shouldn’t act, what you should and shouldn’t do.  There is so much wisdom in there, but I’ve not heard many pastors preach about it on SundayContinue reading “A Trip Through Proverbs – #1 – Introduction”