Considering Proverbs 8:25-31

25 Before the mountains were settled, before the hills was I brought forth: 26 While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world. 27 When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth: 28 When heContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 8:25-31”

Submitting My Understanding to the Judgment of My Fellow Servants

The gospel is simple enough that a child can understand. I love that about the gospel. Yet, I cannot help but see things in a broader context when considering present-day Christianity in the United States. I have a lot of contradictory ideas in my mind at the same time and condensing it all into aContinue reading “Submitting My Understanding to the Judgment of My Fellow Servants”

Considering Proverbs 8:24

24 When there were no depths, I was brought forth; when there were no fountains abounding with water. Genesis opens with: 1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. 2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved uponContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 8:24”

Considering Proverbs 8:22-23

22 The Lord possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old. 23 I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was. The subject of these verses is wisdom personified, and in this we can see that all things are set in motion according to God’s will and wisdom—and thisContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 8:22-23”

Considering Proverbs 8:18-21

18 Riches and honour are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness. 19 My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver. 20 I lead in the way of righteousness, in the midst of the paths of judgment: 21 That I may cause those that love me to inherit substance; and IContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 8:18-21”

Considering Proverbs 8:17

17 I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me. This verse makes me think of something that is somewhat controversial, but if we can consider this idea openly and conscientiously, then I think we will find that we believe in this idea already. The idea I refer to isContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 8:17”

No Enabling in Love

If we have faith in the love of God towards us, then we know that we can trust in Him without fear of condemnation. However, because God loves us, He will not allow us to continue in destruction. Because He first loved us and we love Him, we will not condone or excuse sin withinContinue reading “No Enabling in Love”

No Fear in Love

I’ve been thinking today about the things I am afraid of. I am afraid of betrayal. I am afraid of being misunderstood, slandered, and accused. I am afraid of the words I write being misused, either as a tool against myself or others. I am afraid of being taken advantage of until there is nothingContinue reading “No Fear in Love”

Exhortation Against Projection Accusation

I don’t know how common this is, but I know this is something I have done, and this is also something I have seen and received from others a lot in my life. What I refer to is false accusations that are rooted in projection. What is projection? Projection is when we take something fromContinue reading “Exhortation Against Projection Accusation”

Considering Proverbs 8:14-16

14 Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength. 15 By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. 16 By me princes rule, and nobles, even all the judges of the earth. This morning I’m thinking about the topic of God’s sovereignty. Who can really know the wisdom of God and His sovereignty overContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 8:14-16”