Monthly Archives: July 2013

Embracing Wisdom That Will Make Your Paths Straight

Back in the good-ole-days, when I spent my days teaching third-grade students, I tried to impress more than rote “rule-following”. Every successful elementary-school class depends on rules, of course,  and mine was no different. We posted the rules on the wall, … Continue reading

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If the Beginning of Wisdom Is “Fear of the Lord”, What Is The End of Wisdom?

Proverbs 1: 7 states that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of Wisdom. If that is where Wisdom begins, have you ever pondered where it ends? I found this EXCELLENT devotion, written by J. Webb Mealy, that gives … Continue reading

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A Prayer For Wisdom

Proverbs 8: 1-6 – Does not wisdom call out?     Does not understanding raise her voice? 2 At the highest point along the way,     where the paths meet, she takes her stand; 3 beside the gate leading into the city,     at the entrance, … Continue reading

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An Eye on Depression: Could Your Depression Be Connected To Your Eyes?

One of the cruelest parts of depression is the misperception that you are trapped. In the throes of our darkest moments, we often lose sight of the exit, assuming that we are doomed to remain in the dark forever. For … Continue reading

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Speak or Be Silent? What Does Love Demand?

Love is patient. Love is kind. But love is not always silent. It can’t be, can it? Love is patient – longsuffering – which means sometimes, love bites its tongue. But there comes a time in every relationship when love … Continue reading

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TV’s Newest Punchline: Teen Sexual Exploitation

What are we doing to our children? Do we have any idea? The Parents Television Council has released a new study about sexual explotation on television, and the results should alarm us all. The PTC  tracked scripted original primetime programs from … Continue reading

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Lies People Believe: Love Means Never “Judging Sin”

There was a time when John 3:16 was (without question) the most well-known, quoted verse in scripture. It was so prevalent, it was almost cliché. We used to see it displayed on handmade signs at ballgames and scribbled on caps … Continue reading

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