Proverbs 17-18: Wisdom in word and deed.

August 27, 2015. Daily Reading: Proverbs 17-18. Background: Proverbs 16. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 17 Proverbs for life: This chapter continues on in a like manner of the previous chapters before it, laying out couplets of few words but great wisdom. Each couplet typically addresses a different concept, but there are themes that run through…

I Samuel 16-20: David and Saul.

April 7, 2015. Daily Reading: I Samuel 16-20. Background: I Samuel 11-15. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 16 1. The Lord judges the heart: There is a very valuable lesson that we can learn of the character go God in reading the story of the anointing of David as king over Israel. Saul had previously been…

Various trials.

February 12, 2014. I have a friend right now who is going through something I can’t even imagine living through. Her brother is in the hospital hanging on to life by just a thin chord. She is one of the most genuine girl I know about her faith, and it is so hard to see…