Contributed on Oct 31, 2016
Forewarned is forearmed. Wisdom not only guides us in our choices, it helps us anticipate what we may expect to see.
Wisdom: What We Can Expect (Proverbs 24:7-12) 1. A lot of times folks get very superstitious about finding God’s will. And, more often than not, they want God’s will to be their will, and somehow make it so. 2. By the time Bobby arrived, the football game had already started. ...read more
Contributed on Nov 7, 2016
As we confront evil, foolishness, and moral chaos, we need wisdom and some guidance to help us confront battle fatigue or the temptation to sin in less obvious ways because of wrongdoing.
Wisdom’s Bypaths (Proverbs 24:13-18) 1. A not-so-bright road worker was hired to paint the line down the center of street. The first day he managed to paint 2 miles, and his boss was very pleased. The next day he only painted 2 blocks, but his boss thought that he'd probably started off too ...read more
Contributed on Oct 24, 2016
Main Idea: Cultivating wisdom is one of the most important things we can do to increase our “personal capital.” Wisdom is an amazing multi-tool that helps us in so many realms and with so many particular decisions.
Wisdom: The Ultimate Multi-tool (Proverbs 24:1-6) 1. Two guys are bungee-jumping one day. The first guy says to the second. "You know, we could make a lot of money running our own bungee-jumping service in Mexico. "The second guy thinks this is a great idea, so the two pool their money and buy ...read more
Contributed on Nov 14, 2016
After election hype, we remember that God’s perspective on citizenship and what makes for good leadership stays the same. Citizens need to be cooperative and leaders need to attempt to be fair.
After the Election: Citizens and Officials (Proverbs 24:21-26) 1. The political season is over, for now. So it is time for 2 non-partisan joke. 2. Three contractors are bidding to fix a broken fence at the White House. One is from Chicago, another is from Tennessee, and the third is from ...read more
Contributed on Nov 28, 2016
It is the simple things of the Christian life that determine our spiritual success. It is often the simplest wisdom that also pays the greatest dividends. It’s not rocket science!
Real Life Wisdom (Proverbs 24:27-34) 1. Everyone has to make judgment calls, using what wisdom they have. 2. Take an event that happened this week. It raises the question “Where’s the Beef?” PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A bull escaped from a Philadelphia slaughterhouse ...read more