Monthly Archives: June 2012

Proverbs 23:6-8 Being Invited Around for Dinner

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.[b]“Eat and drink,” he says to you,    but his heart is not … Continue reading

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Proverbs 23:4,5 Not Getting Rich

4 Do not wear yourself out to get rich;     do not trust your own cleverness. 5 Cast but a glance at riches, and they are gone,     for they will surely sprout wings     and fly off to the … Continue reading

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Proverbs 23:1-3 Controlling the Appetite

When you sit to dine with a ruler,     note well what[a] is before you, 2 and put a knife to your throat     if you are given to gluttony. 3 Do not crave his delicacies,     for that food … Continue reading

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Should I Think About God as I Watch Movies?

Firstly, the idea of the secular is that there are two ‘domains’ of living.  One that is godly and one that is secular or ‘outside the domain of God’.  This is a false notion.  There is nothing outside of God’s … Continue reading

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Proverbs 22:29

29 Do you see someone skilled   in their work?     They will serve   before kings;     they will not serve before officials of low rank. Skilled Labour It is possible to get many cheap imitations from Asia.  It … Continue reading

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Proverbs 22:28

Do not move an ancient boundary stone     set up by your ancestors.  Heritage and Honesty This verse speaks to two things.  One is to respect and to value those things that are passed on to us.  We should not quickly move … Continue reading

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Proverbs 22:26,27 Do Not Pledge

Do not be one who shakes hands in pledge     or puts up security for debts; 27 if you lack the means to pay,     your very bed will be snatched from under you. Do Not Pledge The modern economy … Continue reading

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