Advent

Since the time it was established in the early Church calendar, Advent has been a time of celebration and expectation, preparation and anticipation. The observance of Advent should contain both a celebration of the First Advent (or the birth of Christ) and a looking forward to the Second Advent (the Second Coming of Christ). It […]

Listen To Your Mother!

Words of Truth from the Proverbs Proverbs 31 Proverbs 31 1 The words of King Lemuel, the utterance which his mother taught him: 2 What, my son? And what, son of my womb? And what, son of my vows? 3 Do not give your strength to women, nor your ways to that which destroys kings. […]

What Is His Name?

Words of Truth from the Proverbs Proverbs 30 There are those who declare that the Old Testament doesn’t have references to Jesus as the Son of God. Yet, the references are throughout the OT from Genesis through the Prophets, as well as the Psalms and Proverbs. As a matter of fact, Proverbs 30 verse 4 […]

Righteous or Wicked Rulers?

Words of Truth from the Proverbs Proverbs 29 Proverbs 29 2 When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; But when a wicked man rules, the people groan. This is a power truth at any time, but in a year of political elections it becomes a paramount truth that the Church needs to hear […]

Don’t Harden Your Heart!

Words of Truth from the Proverbs Proverbs 29 Proverbs 29:1 I think we’ve probably all seen the picture of the small child sitting in the corner after being reprimanded or disciplined. His or her arms are crossed and there’s a scowl on their face. The caption below the picture shares the thoughts of the child, […]

Guilty Conscience?

Words of Truth from the Proverbs Proverbs 28 Proverbs 28 1 The wicked flee when no one pursues, But the righteous are bold as a lion. Have you ever noticed how people with a guilty conscience are always on the defensive? Even when no one is questioning them, they seem to have to have an […]

To God Be The Glory!

Words of Truth from the Proverbs Proverbs 27 Proverbs 27 2 Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips. I think all of us have within our life either a family member, a friend or at least an acquaintance that seems to always be talking about […]

Snow in Summer?

Words of Truth from the Proverbs Proverbs 26 In Proverbs 26:1 we read 1 As snow in summer and rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool. Throughout the Proverbs there are declarations, warnings and judgments placed against those who are called fools. According to the context of Scripture, a fool isn’t […]

Got Dross In Your Life?

Words of Truth from the Proverbs Proverbs 25 Proverbs 25 4 Take away the dross from silver, and it will go to the silversmith for jewelry. 5 Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne will be established in righteousness. When the refiners fire heats up the material that contains silver, the […]

Pray For Understanding

Words of Truth from the Proverbs Proverbs 25 In Acts 8 we read of a man of Ethiopia, a eunuch who was reading from the book of Isaiah the Prophet. His complaint was he couldn’t understand what he was reading. He needed someone to guide him. The Apostle Peter tells us in 2 Peter 3 […]