You shall love your neighbour as yourself. —Jesus, Matthew 22:39 In Scripture the word for friend and the word for neighbour is the same. Proverbs offers some sage wisdom on how to differentiate between the good and the bad when it comes to the friends you have. Here are the
So many things happen each day across the globe. God not only presides over every deed and event, but directs it all for a wonderful end. What Joseph said about evil men in Genesis 50:20, is true of each single event performed each day. Solomon wrote a poem with a
Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth. This is not the wisdom that comes down from
There is a fool in all of us. There are every-day ways in which we trust self over God. It is not hard to list the things in which we trust our own, or perhaps a trusted friend’s, experience over the instruction given us by God. Take for example marriage.
There is one authority in a Christian’s life that is not directly addressed in the book of Proverbs simply because it is an authority only revealed in the New Testament. However, it too comes with a little wisdom package to direct your thoughts and behaviour. This unique New Testament authority