Wise or Foolish?

Prov 12 Proverbs are wise sayings explained through illustrations, but wisdom “has never appealed to proud intellectuals who consider themselves beyond the simplicity of God’s truth.” [Dr. Constable] Looking back at Proverbs 6, we are told to consider the ant and how she wisely prepares and works.   Aesop captured those principles in a fable about […]

Who Am I? Who Are You?

Proverbs 26 “Who Am I? Who Are You?” Jesus told a parable of the Pharisee and the publican. The Pharisee, in his boasting, left his time of worship just as he came, unforgiven and unloved by God. The publican in his humility left his time of worship full of joy because the Father God saw […]

Importunate Prayer

Are you waiting on the scepter to be extended to you to enter God’s throne room much like Esther waited on the king to extend her the golden scepter to offer her admittance? How do you come? Fearful or fearless? “Afterward I will go to the king, even though it violates the law…. If I […]

Heart Issues…1Cor 11

In all of life there is an order to be followed. God designed order so that there would be peace and tranquility. He even asked Job where he was when He laid the foundation of the earth for that is when He instituted order in creation.  In chapter 10 Paul reminded the Corinthians that orderly […]

The Parade of Jesus

Parades are gaudy and ostentatious but we all seem to love them…even Fido! But aside from dressing up to the fullest some of us just are happy to be merely spectators. As a spectator, where do you like to stand in a parade?  Do you just enjoy sitting on the curb waiting for the many […]