The Thirty Sayings of the Wise: Resist Rebels (Proverbs 24:21-22)

Can you honestly say that, prior to every decision, you first consider what God desires? If we would adopt the practice of praying before making a choice, we would experience a much more fulfilling life. In his final pearl of thirty wise sayings, King Solomon taught: “Fear the LORD and the king, my son, and […]


The Thirty Sayings of the Wise: Wicked Worry (Proverbs 24:19-20)

Do you ever look at someone who bends the rules and envy their success? Maybe they don’t strictly adhere to the team training plan and cut short their reps, only to receive more playing time than those who work wholeheartedly. Perhaps, they mishandle the truth and close more sales than their competition. Possibly, they cheat […]


The Thirty Sayings of the Wise | Weep Over Others’ Woes (Proverbs 24:17-18)

Have you ever attended a sporting event and cheered over a mistake made by the opposing team? We all have. Whether in athletics, academics, business, or ministry, competition brings out the best and, sometimes, the worst in us. The higher the stakes, the more likely we are to cheer when our opponent falters. Solomon taught […]


The Thirty Sayings of the Wise: Bounce Back (Proverbs 24:15-16)

Are you lusting for something or someone outside God’s design for your life? Has the object of your affection captivated your mind and taken over your thoughts? Perhaps, you long for a position in your company or on your team, a title in ministry, a scholarship at a particular school, a part in a major […]