Margin notes – The Proverbs 31 Man

The paradigm which is often held up to women, is that they ought to be a “Proverbs 31 wife.” This is based on Proverbs 31:10-31. Precious little seems to be said about the 1st 9 verses and what is said … Continue reading

Margin notes: Proverbs 30:7-9 Makes me wince

7  Two things I ask of you; deny them not to me before I die: 8  Remove far from me falsehood and lying; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is needful for me, 9  … Continue reading

Going to Confession and Corona – Revisiting Proverbs 28:13

Proverbs 28:13 – Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy. It struck me in re-reading this passage this morning, that it has – beyond the more obvious applications below – … Continue reading

Margin notes: Not forsaking steadfast love and faithfulness

Proverbs 3:1–6 (ESV) — 1 My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, 2 for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you. 3 Let not steadfast love … Continue reading

Margin notes: Heading somewhere?

Proverbs 4:25–27 (ESV) — 25 Let your eyes look directly forward, and your gaze be straight before you. 26 Ponder the path of your feet; then all your ways will be sure. 27 Do not swerve to the right or … Continue reading

So much wisdom in so few words.

Sometimes the economy of words Scripture employs to communicate deep theological truth is truly staggering. Proverbs 4:24-27 is one of those places. Let me tease out just some ideas of key importance here. First off, note that wisdom is always … Continue reading

As I was reading today – Proverbs 13:22

On the surface, the wisdom here is plain – we are to think of the generations which follow us. And it is right we take this in the first place in terms of leaving a material inheritance of some sort. … Continue reading

In the School of Prayer with Jesus

In The School of Prayer with Jesus Matthew 6:1-13 Matthew 26:36-44 7 Lessons AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE When a baby is born, it’s as fully human as it will ever be. However, it is not yet … Continue reading

Facing the Apocalypse Part 2 – 1 Peter 4:8-11

1 Peter Part 17 1 Peter 4:7-11 Facing The Apocalypse Part 2 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE   Last time we saw Peter’s thought process in vs. 7 that:  “the end of all things is at hand, THEREFORE”. … Continue reading