Watching Over Our Way – Proverbs 2:6-8

“For the LORD gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding; he stores up sound wisdom for the upright; he is a shield to those who walk in integrity; guarding the paths of justice and watching over the way of his saints.” Proverbs 2:6-8 Our Lord watches over the way of His saints. 2 […]

Clearly, Faithfully Led – Psalm 25:4, 8

“Make me to know your ways, O LORD; teach me your paths… Good and upright is the LORD; therefore he instructs sinners in the way” Psalm 25:4, 8 “You have said, ‘Seek my face.’ My heart says to you, ‘Your face, O LORD, do I seek.’” Psalm 27:4 “I did not speak in secret, in […]

Words of Healing – Proverbs 12:18

“There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.” Proverbs 12:18 Words can cause so much damage…deep wounds that affect a person’s entire outlook on life or view of themselves. Hurt that runs so deep, they don’t know how to get past it. They may not […]

The Fear of the Lord – Proverbs 2:5-6

“Then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God. For the LORD gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding” Proverbs 2:5-6 The fear of the Lord can be a difficult concept to grasp. Consequently, there may be a tendency to minimize it in explanation to make it […]

The Balance – Joshua 22:10-34

“The people of Reuben and the people of Gad called the altar Witness, ‘For,’ they said, ‘it is a witness between us that the LORD is God.’” Joshua 22:34 My focus this morning is actually on the whole passage of Joshua 22:10-34. The Israelite Tribes who lived on the East side of the Jordan River […]

With All Vigilance – Proverbs 4:23

“Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.” Proverbs 4:23 Am I being vigilant regarding my heart? Guarding it carefully, intently seeking to grow in purity, wisdom, and righteousness at my core? Or am I content to allow my heart to freely flit from one thing to the next, […]