Tag archive: Proverbs

Old Dog, New Tricks

Old Dog, New Tricks

Even though we forewarn people of the danger, there is still that one person in every trip who does not heed our advice! Proverbs 26:1-28 Reference: “Like one who grabs a stray dog by the ears is someone who rushes into a quarrel not their own.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭26:17‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: In Australia many people own dogs…

Finding Refreshment

Finding Refreshment

There is nothing quite like it. Proverbs 25:1-28 Reference: “Like a snow-cooled drink at harvest time is a trustworthy messenger to the one who sends him; he refreshes the spirit of his master.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭25:13‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: We have quite a large piece of land with a lot of native scrub on it. As we…

Finding Forgiveness

Finding Forgiveness

You know when you’ve forgiven someone because you no longer wish them ill. Proverbs 24:1-34 Reference: “Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when they stumble, do not let your heart rejoice,” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭24:17‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: A few years ago I was deeply hurt by a colleague. He was unhappy about a decision I had…

Don’t Stop Giving

Don't Stop Giving

I was quite surprised as I felt he had already gone out of his way for this couple. Proverbs 23:1-35 Reference: “for he is the kind of person who is always thinking about the cost. “Eat and drink,” he says to you, but his heart is not with you.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭23:7 NIV‬‬ Explore: My husband…

The Dangerous Colleague

The Dangerous Colleague

But there is one employee who is very dangerous for an organisation Proverbs 22:1-29 Reference: “Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭22:29‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: If you work in an organisation or business for an extended period of time…

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