Generations are Like Trees

Prov 16-19 Fruitful “Family Trees” Grandchildren are like a crown to the elderly, and the glory of children is their parents. [Prov 17:6] One of the Ten Commandments reads: Ex. 20:12 “Honor your father and your mother that you may live a long time in the land the Lord your God is giving to you. […]

Wisdom Precepts

Prov 10 & Isaiah 28:10 “Precept Upon Precept” Do you find Proverbs a challenge? If I were the author, I would want to include all the verses around wisdom together and the consequences of stupidity in another. But thankfully, I am not the author, and the Holy Spirit did not arrange this chapter or any […]

Tutorial for Kids from Dad!

Prov 7-9 Kids, listen to Dad In this day and age, it seems that all rules regarding purity are thrown out the window. So, “Father” Solomon continues to instruct his children about how to test purity through a real-life example of Madam Folly’s life and intentions vs. Lady Wisdom, whose life is pure.  Listen, my […]

Parenting 101

Prov 4-7 Parenting needs wisdom from God. Even King Solomon began his teaching by reminding his children to listen and pay attention so that they would gain discernment. He had learned from his father, David, and now injects knowledge, reasons, and consequences. They say more is caught than taught, yet Scripture teaches that both are […]

Fear God, Get Wisdom

Prov 1-3 How are you preparing the next generation to be wise leaders of their homes and our nation? As an author and father, King Solomon took time to write words of wisdom for his children and his children’s children. We are the beneficiaries of these wise sayings. First, there are thirty-one chapters, making it […]

Banner of Love!

Song of Solomon Ch 1-8 His Banner over me is LOVE! The author, supposedly King Solomon, shares intimate details about his life as king, husband, lover, and friend. He may have recorded this as one would record a day in their diary. Many scholars differ on the intents and purposes of this letter. Whatever the […]

Are you Timid or Bold?

2Chron 1 Do you have a need in your life? What is keeping you from asking God to answer it? Are you timid or bold before God when He asks? The world says, don’t trouble God with your needs; seek outside help. The Word says, “Do not be anxious about anything. Instead, in every situation, […]