Monday May 9, Proverbs 9 I love receiving invitations to spend time with friends and family. And I especially love when that invitation includes dinner. Anytime I get to take a break from cooking is always a welcome treat. But what happens on those rare occasions when not one, but two invitations are received for dinner, both being held […]
May 8th~Proverbs 8 In contrast to the adulterous woman in chapter 7 who sought the death and destruction of many, chapter 8 portrays wisdom as a chaste woman calling out to ALL “mankind” to come seek all she has to offer them. Did you notice she positions herself high where all who are on this […]
My son, keep my words, and treasure up my commandments with you; keep my commandments and live; keep my teaching as the apple of your eye. Although these are Solomon’s words, God is behind his voice. He speaks to us as His children. We are to ensure that God’s Word gets down into our heart […]
I had some puffed pastry in my freezer that I didn’t know what to do with, when I ran across this recipe for apple turnovers. A little time consuming but so light and flaky making them worth the effort. Also if you’re short on time you can always use canned pie filling of varied favors.
May 6th-Proverbs 6 As I was preparing, I saw the seven abominations to the Lord as a check list for myself. Things that He hates, am I doing them in my life? I had not really stopped before to take them into account in my own life. As I have gone through them I have […]
Proverbs 5 This chapter continues to focus on what path we choose to walk and the sinful enticements that can cause us to stray. In particular, this chapter warns against the perils of adultery, but the concepts apply to anything that entices us away from walking the path that God desires for us to travel. […]
May 4th. 2016 Proverbs 4 This book starts off with a father´s instruction to his children: “Hear, O children, the instruction of a father, And pay attention [and be willing to learn] so that you may gain understanding and intelligent discernment.” This was Solomon’s father (King David) who wants to instructs his children the same […]
May 3~Proverbs 3 The Life Application Bible says, “Knowledge is good, but a vast difference stands between “knowledge” (having the facts) and “wisdom” (applying those facts to life). Solomon begins this Proverb by reminding his son to keep his teachings in his heart. (v.1). As I read verses 3-4, I am reminded of how a […]
Monday May 2, Proverbs 2 Recently while browsing at a craft show, I found myself trailing behind a group of elderly women who were in the throes of a good gossip session. They were busily discussing a mutual friend whose husband had returned home after a short stay at the hospital.
Proverbs 1- The Beginning of Wisdom Hi Everyone! I pray you’re just excited to begin your search for the answers to questions that have been nagging at you! Or perhaps you’re looking to grow wiser in the ways of God. Whatever your reason, we’re very glad you’re joining us! Each day a member of […]