Author: Steve

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. -Proverbs 16:18 Many of us hear these bits of wisdom or read them in scripture. The problem is we rarely believe it is as true as it seems. We see so many people that are full of pride and yet never seem to fail. […]

The tongue of the wise uses knowledge rightly, but the mouth of fools pours forth foolishness. -Proverbs 15:2 “You can’t squeeze blood from a turnip.” “You can’t squeeze apple juice from an orange.” “You can’t squeeze money from a broke man and you can’t get wisdom from a fool.” These old sayings lines up perfectly […]

Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. -Proverbs 11:4 I’ve never seen a hearse pulling a U-haul trailer. No matter how many times I’ve heard that old saying, it still makes as much sense to me now as the first time. It’s amazing how much we invest in […]

The labor of the righteous leads to life, the wages of the wicked to sin. -Proverbs 10:16 Does today’s Proverb sound familiar to you? It sure sounds a lot like a New Testament verse that is often quoted by Christians. Consider this famous verse in Romans 6:23, “For the wages of sin is death, but […]

Do not correct a scoffer, lest he hate you; Rebuke a wise man, and he will love you. Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser; Teach a just man, and he will increase in learning. -Proverbs 9:8-9 I recently felt a need to approach someone that was so quick to […]

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