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Falling and Failing

Today’s devotional from Piper’s Advent readings, Good News of Great Joy, expresses God’s delight in showcasing victory best on the heals of apparent defeat.  We can usually appreciate this in literature and movies, in fact, many of our favorites are underdog stories. 

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Proverbs 26 EXB

6 Sending a message by a foolish person is like cutting off your feet or drinking poison. I have heard it said many times to never communicate anything important over email.  Emails and texting often fail to carry the tone

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Proverbs 10 EXB Proverbs and Money

Proverb 10:15 (EXB) Having lots of money protects the rich [ The wealth of the rich is their strong city], but having no money ·destroys [is the ruin of] the poor. I couldn’t tell you how many individual proverbs deal specifically with

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Proverb 24:3-6 NASB – Get Fixed

Proverbs 24:3 By wisdom a house is built,And by understanding it is established. 5) A wise man is strong, And a man of knowledge increases power. 6) For by wise guidance you will wage war, And in abundance of counselors

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