As human beings, we have the desire inside of us to protect and be protected... To defend and be defended.
Old wine and new wine... You don’t know everything and your experiences don’t always make you an expert.
It sounds so cliche to say "Just do what's right." It's much easier to say than do most of the time. Let's just get real... it's not always easy. Life is FULL of challenges and temptations and sometimes we just don't want to do what's "right". Of course, as believers in Christ, because we are… Continue reading What if I don’t want to do the “right” thing? (Proverbs part 5)
We've already established some of this, but I want to add something that I believe The Lord showed me that changed my perspective on Proverbs and opened up a whole new layer for me! It still kind of blows my mind!
I saw a woman in a store the other day who had a T-shirt on that said said "Running on coffee and chaos". I laughed to myself at first and shook my head, but then I started to reflect on that...
Conflict does not send out invitations telling you when it's coming or going to happen. The real test for us is how we respond when it arrives. Dealing with difficult people and situations... I started a study of Proverbs out of a search for wisdom in a personal situation I was dealing with. It was… Continue reading How To Deal With Conflict (Proverbs Part 3)
Solomon was one of the wisest men that ever lived and because he authored most of the Proverbs, I thought it was important to go back... 1 Kings chapter 2 David is giving Solomon counsel about some things he needs to take care of as king... Verse 6 and 9 David says (about Solomon), "according… Continue reading Wisdom, understanding and knowledge (Proverbs Part 2)