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When a Wise man Falls

Facebook Twitter Youtube Instagram Spotify Recently the Christian community has been struck with the horrible news concerning the sinful actions of Ravi Zacharias. We who followed Zacharias’s ministry over the years had a dilemma on our hands. What do we do with all of the

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Proverbs 4:1-2

1 Hear, O sons, a father’s instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, 2 for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching. Proverbs 4:1–2 (ESV) Tweet   The idea of gaining the insight and perspective of God Himself can and

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Cancel Culture is Coming for the pulpit

Cancel culture is coming for the pulpit. Some will be canceled for truth, some for silly talk. I’m not aware of a brother who hasn’t said something foolish while preaching. Proverbs 10:19 “When words are many, transgression is not lacking…”  If you are a Pastor,

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Proverb 2:3 Call out for wisdom

Facebook Twitter Youtube Instagram Spotify Proverbs 2:3 Yes, if you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding To gain wisdom is to gain God’s perspective. He looks at situations and circumstances differently than we do. The Prophet Isaiah says it best: 8 For

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Proverbs 1:3-6

“to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity; to give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the youth— Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance, to understand a proverb and a saying,

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50 Questions to Ask on a Date Night

NOW FOR THE ORIGINAL POST:  A few years ago, I met with a few guys to discuss how what we have been studying on Sunday mornings practically applies to our lives. One of the big things we discovered was the need for open communication and date

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Discipline Brings Knowledge

Proverbs 12:1 (ESV) 1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.   This Proverb assumes a social evolution. Those who are in authority and able to render discipline have ascended up the social hierarchy.  They, in turn, wish for an

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The Prosperity Gospel that Christians DO Believe

Proverbs 12:2 (ESV) 2 A good man obtains favor from the Lord, but a man of evil devices he condemns. This is a general Proverbial truth. It is not a social contract that ensures that goodness will always produce favor, at least in the short

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Forty Five and Reflecting

Frankie Valli sang, “Walk like Man” on the oldies station my parents listened to as we drove home late in the evening sometime in the mid 80’s. How a person would know when he is no longer a kid and had become a man? I

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