Monthly Archives: January 2014

The ABC’s of a Virtuous Woman

Originally posted on Proverbial Thought:
Proverbs 31:10. “Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.” Background to the Poem: This final passage of Scripture in the Book of Proverbs is actually a 22 verse poem,…

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Another Week of Wisdom #7: Trapped or Rejoicing

Proverbs 29:6. “By transgression an evil man is snared, But the righteous sings and rejoices.” (NKJV). “Evil people are trapped by sin, but the righteous escape, shouting for joy.” (NLT).  Of Monkeys and Bananas: When I was a youth pastor … Continue reading

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Another Week of Wisdom #6: Stop Hiding

Proverbs 28:28. “When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.” When the Wicked Rise: Our nation of Canada – much like our neighbour to the south, the United States – has a righteous heritage. … Continue reading

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Another Week of Wisdom #5: Flattery or Favour

Proverbs 28:23. “He who rebukes a man will find more favor afterward Than he who flatters with the tongue.” Love Languages: One of my favourite books is one called The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman. In this book, he … Continue reading

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Another Week of Wisdom #4: Work Hard

Proverbs 28:19. “He who tills his land will have plenty of bread, But he who follows frivolity will have poverty enough!” (NKJV). “Hard workers have plenty of food; playing around brings poverty.” (NLT). Common Sense: Sometimes when I’m reading my … Continue reading

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Another Week of Wisdom #3: Multiple Choice Living

Proverbs 28:14. “Happy is the man who is always reverent, But he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.” (NKJV). “Blessed is the man who always fears the LORD, but he who hardens his heart falls into trouble.” (NIV).  … Continue reading

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Another Week of Wisdom #2: Hear the Law

Proverbs 28:9. “One who turns away his ear from hearing the law, Even his prayer is an abomination.” The Law is Good: It’s unfortunate that even in the church today, many people have turned away from the hearing of God’s … Continue reading

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