31 Days of God’s Wisdom

A walk through Proverbs

31 Days of God’s Wisdom


Take His Advice

“Since they would not accept my advice and spurned my rebuke, they will eat the fruit of their ways and be filled with the fruit of their schemes… but whoever listens…

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Saved From Wickedness

“Wisdom will save you from the ways of wicked men…” Proverb 2:12 When I was younger I don’t think as many people were as wary as they are today of being…

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Give Your Best, First

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act.  Proverb 3:27 A 2015 study done by Money.com found that Americans donated around…

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Guard Your Heart

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. Proverbs 4:23 I’ll admit to you right here for the world to read that I have a serious problem with…

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Peace-Creating Discipline

For lack of discipline they will die, led astray by their own great folly. Proverbs 5:23 Charles Spurgeon, one of the most prolific pastors of all time said just a few…

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A Responsible Servant

Go to the ant, you sluggard;     consider its ways and be wise! 7 It has no commander,     no overseer or ruler, 8 yet it stores its provisions in summer     and gathers its…

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Pursue Wisdom & Insight

Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,”     and to insight, “You are my relative.” Proverbs 7:4 The word “wisdom” can be found about 200 times throughout the Bible.  Proverbs, Job and…

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Patience In The Waiting

Blessed are those who listen to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway. Proverbs 8:34 Have you ever met one of those people that seem to calmly wait in long…

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Taking The Easy Way   

 “Let all who are simple come to my house!” To those who have no sense she says, 17     “Stolen water is sweet;     food eaten in secret is delicious!” 18 But little do they…

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Less Babbling, Please 

“Sin is not ended by multiplying words,     but the prudent hold their tongues.” Proverbs 10:19 I was tempted to not write anything for this verse.  It surely speaks for itself.  It’s a…

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Be Generous 

  A generous person will prosper;     whoever refreshes others will be refreshed. Proverbs 11:25 For a few years in a row a person in my family would give us all lottery…

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Taking Offense

Fools show their annoyance at once,     but the prudent overlook an insult. Proverbs 12:16 This is the second rendition of today’s post.  When I started this blog over two years ago, I…

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Stop Pretending

One person pretends to be rich, yet has nothing;     another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth. Proverbs 13:7 According to an article in Psychology Today the advent of…

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Cleave From Fools  

Stay away from a fool,     for you will not find knowledge on their lips. Proverbs 14:7 I imagine today’s wise advice has everyone shaking their heads in agreement.  If a spotlight…

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Spread Good, Wise Words

A person finds joy in giving an apt reply— and how good is a timely word! Proverb 15:23 A few weeks ago, Associate Pastor Myron Wideman Jr. asked his Instagram followers…

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Who Rules Your Day?

All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the Lord. Proverbs 16:2 We’ve all had the opportunity to be arm-chair decision makers while watching a movie.  You just know…

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Prune Strife

Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife. Proverbs 17:1 I’ve never understood the fascination with the show Real Housewives.  You watch as a…

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Reliable Friends

One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24 She is the sweetest person I have ever called…

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The Drippy, Leaky Roof

A foolish child is a father’s ruin,     and a quarrelsome wife is like     the constant dripping of a leaky roof.  Proverbs 19:13 Last month I finally found the right time and…

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Be Prudent with Vows

It is a trap to dedicate something rashly     and only later to consider one’s vows.  Proverbs 20:25 prudent:  (ˈpruːdənt) adj 1. discreet or cautious in managing one’s activities; circumspect Years ago, when I was heavily involved in our elementary school…

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His Plan Won’t Fail

There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan     that can succeed against the Lord.  Proverbs 21:30 I was listening to a podcast from White Horse Inn the other day featuring Tim Keller as…

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Your Good Name

A good name is more desirable than great riches;     to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.  Proverbs 22:1 If we were honest, how would you answer when asked if…

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Craving Influence

Do not eat the food of a begrudging host,     do not crave his delicacies; 7 for he is the kind of person     who is always thinking about the cost. “Eat and…

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A Lifeline

If you falter in a time of trouble,     how small is your strength! 11 Rescue those being led away to death;     hold back those staggering toward slaughter. Proverbs 24:10-11 In one…

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Self-Control for Success

Like a city whose walls are broken through     is a person who lacks self-control. Proverbs 25:28 Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho once wrote in one of his novels, “If you conquer…

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Repetitious Folly

As a dog returns to its vomit,     so fools repeat their folly.  Proverbs 26:11 We’ve all heard the famous quote, “The definition of insanity is making the same mistake over and…

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The Great Destructive Force

Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming,     but who can stand before jealousy?  Proverbs 27:4 When I delved into research about envy vs. jealousy I came across this interesting view from Psychology…

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