Tag archive: Proverbs

Being The UnderDog

Being The UnderDog

And we all wish it happened to us. Proverbs 21:1-31 Reference: “One who is wise can go up against the city of the mighty and pull down the stronghold in which they trust.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭21:22‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: We love a story where the under dog comes out on top. The David and Goliath style story that…

The Obvious Explanation

The Obvious Explanation

As soon as I took off the lid I noticed the issue. Proverbs 20:1-30 Reference: “Sluggards do not plow in season; so at harvest time they look but find nothing.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭20:4‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I picked up my water bottle first thing in the morning and sucked at the nozzle. No water came through. I…

Pounds For the Poor

Pounds For the Poor

Often I feel the needs of others are so large that I am paralysed to do anything Proverbs 19:1-29 Reference: “Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done.” Proverbs‬ ‭19:17‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I don’t go into the city very often, but whenever I do…

Be A Good Listener

Be A Good Listener

But then they challenged even my listening abilities. Proverbs 18:1-24 Reference: “To answer before listening— that is folly and shame.” Proverbs‬ ‭18:13‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I used to consider myself a reasonably good listener, but I was recently confronted with an idea that showed otherwise. I was listening to someone who was explaining what it was…

The Never-Ending Argument

The Never-Ending Argument

Every little annoying thing you’ve noticed about your partner in the last couple of months comes flooding out. Proverbs 17:1-28 Reference: “Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭17:14‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: Relationships are challenging. While I know I need to work on all my…

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