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The Wise Man – Part 9

Spiral of Silence – part 2   2 Corinthians 4:13 “It is written: ‘I believed; therefore I have spoken.’ With that same spirit of faith we also believe and therefore speak.”   I was watching the debates of the presidential candidates. If we mean that each side can come and present their views then that… Read more »

The Wise Man – Part 8

Spiral of Silence – part 1   2 Corinthians 4:13 “I believed; therefore I have spoken.”   Over the past few weeks I have been hearing a lot about the “spiral of silence” and decided that I would do some research and see what it is all about and how it pertains to us.  … Read more »

The Wise Man – Part 7

Choose Well   Joshua 24:15 “But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your forefathers served beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve… Read more »

The Wise Man – Part 6

His Relationship to His Wife   Proverbs 18:22 “He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the Lord.”   We saw the wise man’s relationship to God, but what about his relationship to his wife?  It is important for us to go back to the beginning when God created man…. Read more »

The Wise Man – Part 5

His Relationships   Proverbs 9:10 “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” Proverbs 14:16 “A wise man fears the Lord and shuns evil, but a fool is hotheaded and reckless.” Proverbs 15:33 “The fear of the Lord teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes… Read more »

The Wise Man – Part 4 – Character

Proverbs 19:2 “It is not good to have zeal without knowledge, nor to be hasty and miss the way.”   Proverbs 13:16 “Every prudent man acts out of knowledge, but a fool exposes his folly.”   Proverbs 14:8 “The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools… Read more »

The Wise Man – Part 3 – His Character

Proverbs 15:33 “The fear of the Lord teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor. “ Proverbs 17:27 “A man of knowledge uses words with restraint, and a man of understanding is even-tempered.” Proverbs 29:8 “Mockers stir up a city, but wise men turn away anger.” Proverbs 29:11 “A fool gives full vent to… Read more »

The Wise Man – Part 2

Proverbs 18:15 “The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge; the ears of the wise seek it out.” Proverbs 1:5 “Let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance.“   When I look at the world’s situation there is a desperate need for wise men/women who can see clearly what… Read more »

The Wise Man – Part 1

Proverbs 27:17 “As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.”   Hebrews 10:24 “And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.”   When my two oldest grandsons were teenagers I helped to invest in an IPhone with the challenge that the three of us would go… Read more »

God Wants Justice

POLITICAL CORRECTNESS VS. BIBLICAL CORRECTNESS   Isaiah 59:4 “No one calls for justice; no one pleads his case with integrity. They rely on empty arguments and speak lies; they conceive trouble and give birth to evil.   So justice is far from us, and righteousness does not reach us. We look for light, but all… Read more »