Proverbs Omnibus #6

1. Honor God with Your Best “Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty and your vats will be bursting with wine.” - Proverbs 3:9-10 Ah, this verse… it’s a favorite of the Prosperity gospel movement. “Give us money and God... Continue Reading →

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Proverbs Omnibus #5

1. Remember God’s Commands “My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you.” - Proverbs 3:1-2 (ESV) Too many people see God’s Law as a burden. It’s a stumbling block to them because it means... Continue Reading →

Proverbs Omnibus #4

The Blessings of Faithfulness “So you will walk in the way of the good and keep to the paths of the righteous. For the upright will inhabit the land, and those with integrity will remain in it, but the wicked will be cut off from the land, and the treacherous will be rooted out of... Continue Reading →

Proverbs Omnibus #3

1. God's Unchanging Promises "If you turn at my reproof, behold, I will pour out my spirit to you; I will make my words known to you." - Proverbs 1:23 Some people like to think that the God of the Old Testament is different than the God of the New Testament, but here we see evidenced once... Continue Reading →

Proverbs Omnibus #2

1. Avoid the Ways of Sinful Men "My son, if sinful men entice you, do not give in to them." - Proverbs 1:10 Oh how many times have I thought about this?  Well, maybe not this particular verse, but as a dad I've had many occasions where I've wondered what my boys will do when... Continue Reading →

Proverbs Omnibus #1

I'm not sure how many of you actively read the Scriptures or have dived into the Book of Proverbs, but it is full of wisdom and insights for our lives.  As I was reading Proverbs this past Fall, I had the thought that perhaps you all would like to go on the journey with me;... Continue Reading →

A Time for Repentance, or a Note to the Body

You've heard it a thousand, thousand times.  "We are all called to repentance." The pastor says.  "Repent!  For the kingdom of God is at hand!" The missionary quotes.  "Repent!  Turn away from your wickedness before it's too late!" Proclaims the street corner soapbox preacher. My definition of repentance is the action of ceasing one's sin,... Continue Reading →

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