The King’s Greatness

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Today’s Reading: Proverbs 25:3-7 Don’t brag about yourself before the king, and don’t stand in the place of the great; for it is better for him to say to you, “Come up here!” than to demote you in plain view of a noble. Proverbs 25:6-7 Reflection: It is foolish to brag aboutContinue reading “The King’s Greatness”

Strong Tower

Thursday, November 25, 2021 Today’s Reading: Proverbs 18:10-11 The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are protected. Proverbs 18:10 Reflection: The righteous find protection in the name of the Lord. God’s name is not a magical charm, but a reminder to us of His character. Yahweh, theContinue reading “Strong Tower”

Life in its Fullness

Monday, November 22, 2021 Today’s Reading: Proverbs 15:15-17 Better a little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure with turmoil. Proverbs 15:16 Reflection: Life with God is a life of true abundance, and life without Him is one of absolute destitution. What is the difference between the person who is oppressed by theContinue reading “Life in its Fullness”

The Purpose of Blessings

Friday, November 19, 2021 Today’s Reading: Proverbs 11:23-28 A generous person will be enriched, and the one who gives a drink of water will receive water.  Proverbs 11:25 Reflection: We are blessed by God in order to be blessings to others. Farmers know that in order to reap a bountiful harvest of wheat, they mustContinue reading “The Purpose of Blessings”

God’s Precious Wisdom

Thursday, November 11, 2021 Today’s Reading: Proverbs 2:1-10 For the Lord gives wisdom; from His mouth come knowledge and understanding.  Proverbs 2:6 Reflection: The wisdom we need comes from the LORD. King Solomon – the writer of the Book of Proverbs who was blessed with great wisdom – is quick to credit his wisdom andContinue reading “God’s Precious Wisdom”