Book Review – 31 Proverbs To Light Your Path

This is one of my all-time favorites devotionals. Liz Curtis Higgs has taken various verses throughout the book of Proverbs. One thing I love about her devotions is that Liz has taken and broken the verse down phrase by phrase. As she expounds on the phrase she has taken the time to research it in different versionsContinue reading “Book Review – 31 Proverbs To Light Your Path”

A Mother’s Thoughts to Her Son

I have always been in love with the Proverbs 31 Woman. Being her is a different story. Even burning the candle at both ends it seems to be an impossible achievement. So, let’s break it down and see what we find. Most commentaries agree that King Lemuel is Solomon. That would means this is Bathsheba’sContinue reading “A Mother’s Thoughts to Her Son”

Be The Sweet Aroma

I love when baking and the smell of the warm spices feel the house. It just sinks all the way in and makes me feel satisfied without even eating anything. But the fragrance soon goes away.   Oils, however, the fragrance last for a longer time. I’m sure that you have hugged someone and theirContinue reading “Be The Sweet Aroma”

It Is All About Timing

I remember when I would sit at the piano and the metronome ticking off the time I was attempting to playing. The frustration of playing either too slow or too fast. The joy of getting it right. Same with our speech, Proverbs 25:11-25; A word fitly spoken     is like apples of gold in a setting ofContinue reading “It Is All About Timing”

Have You Lost Strength?

In the midst of our daily life struggles, it is easy to take our eyes off Jesus. If Peter can do it while walking on water, what makes us think that being on dry land we are stronger. Either way, we lose our strength. If you faint in the day of adversity,     your strength isContinue reading “Have You Lost Strength?”

Heart Plans

Deep down in your heart what is your plan? Is it to write a book? Paint a masterpiece? Run a marathon? Or is God talking about something different here? When you look up Proverbs 20:5 in the ESV, NSAB and NKJV; you get three different words. The purpose in a man’s heart is like deepContinue reading “Heart Plans”

God’s Compare-Contrast Essay

Compare-Contrast is my favorite type of essay to write. It is also the easiest. Now I know who originated this type of essay. Chapters 10 and 11 of Proverbs is God’s compare-contrast essay. He compares the wise and righteous to the foolish and wicked in this world. As I read through these two chapters IContinue reading “God’s Compare-Contrast Essay”