Proverbs 25: More proverbs of Solomon.

October 1, 2015. Daily Reading: Proverbs 25. Background: Proverbs 23-24. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 25 Proverbs of Solomon: Chapter 25 seems to mark a place in the book of proverbs, as it begins with a heading that indicates that these are the proverbs of Solomon that were copied during the reign of Hezekiah. There are…

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…

The Christian Virtues, Part 4: Self Control.

October 8, 2014. As we continue our journey through the Christian virtues, today we land at what I think is perhaps the hardest one to take and apply it to our lives. To recap, we have discussed how we much have a base of faith and a diligent commitment to begin with if we are…