Street Smarts from Proverbs

06-30-2007

Above All, Get Wisdom

Solomon enumerates the blessings of living by God’s wisdom and the consequences of foolishness. Three basic principles emerge: accept God’s plan for our lives, apply wisdom […]
06-29-2007

Ah, the Power of Wisdom

People who live wisely have more than a high IQ. They cultivate an active mind to handle the everyday decisions of life. Godly fear brings wisdom […]
06-28-2007

Five Street-Savvy Sayings

Solomon personifies wisdom as a godly parent advising a child on how to live wisely. He lists five essential truths parents should teach their children before […]
06-27-2007

Please Guard Your Heart

Parents, teach your children to avoid sexual impurity and premarital sex. Discussing sexuality is one of the most powerful ways we have to show our children […]
06-25-2007

Intimate Love and Its Enemy

Immoral sexual behavior is idolatry – the antithesis of worship. By participating in it, we give it time, money, and seek comfort apart from God. God […]
06-24-2007

Homeritis

Lazy people procrastinate and are victimized by fear of disaster. They become vulnerable to destruction and deception. Restoration occurs when the sluggard proactively pursues God’s will […]
06-23-2007

The Indispensable Tool in the Life of Wisdom

Discipline is designed for our good, to produce holiness, righteousness and peace. Effective discipline comes from God, the Bible, wise parents and wise people, even from […]
06-22-2007

Why You Want to Stay Away from Pride

God hates pride. This over concern with self leads to self-centeredness, self-condemnation and self-reliance. Pride is the root of all sin, ruins relationships and brings devastation. […]
06-21-2007

The Ideal Woman

Proverbs 31 describes the godly woman as being of admirable character, diligent, faithful and wise. She is enterprising, confident and organized. The woman of faith deserves […]
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