Our most common commands might be mainly safety-oriented: “Always wash your hands before you eat.” “Wear sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher.” “Don’t forget your bike helmet or seatbelt.” Those are not necessarily bad commands. But if they are the primary teaching of a mother to a son, they will not keep a son safe, but handicap him.
It seems kind of strange that someone would even associate foods from the Bible with planning a menu for a date night with your sweetheart. No joke about it, the simple fact of the matter is that some of the most delicious foods that delight the palette come straight from the pages of Scripture.
In our culture, it’s common to hear some variation of, “Abortion is no one else’s business. That’s a decision between a woman and her doctor.” Others might say, “Abortion is an issue between a woman and God.” I give a response in this 2-minute audio clip.
The Proverbs woman is tireless in her pursuit of the good of her husband and the well-being of her family. The description of her activities seems almost unattainable, but for the fact that we have the Spirit’s wings to spur wives and moms onward.
The following are 23 New Year’s resolutions for 2023 with supporting Bible verses designed to strengthen and re-ignite your faith. Some are practical, others more grandiose. But with each and every one, please realize that with prayer and perseverance these good intentions can become a staple of your everyday journey of faith.
As I’m sure you’re aware, our current Sunday morning sermon series is taking us through Proverbs 10-31. Given the unique structure of these chapters, instead of preaching through them verse-by-verse (like we'd usually do), we’ve collected together the various proverbs that address a particular theme. Each week we’re taking up one of those themes, and