Considering Proverbs 11:2

When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom. This reminds me of something Jesus said. “I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes. Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in thy sight.” In Matthew Chapter 11,Continue reading “Considering Proverbs 11:2”

My Use of “Man” Statements Do Not Indicate a Critical Stance Against the “Patriarchy.”

Do any of you wonder why I use the term “man” or “men” when speaking of corruption within the church and its leadership? Do you suppose that I am among those who want to overthrow the “patriarchy?” I don’t know much about these arguments. I’m not even sure what the “patriarchy” is, but I haveContinue reading “My Use of “Man” Statements Do Not Indicate a Critical Stance Against the “Patriarchy.””

The Loop of Depression for Ni-Ti Brains

This is an off-the-wall post for a friend. I suspect this person will benefit from this information who seems to be one of these weirdos like myself. I mean this in a light-hearted way. People gather, process, and implement information in a variety of ways. There is an area of loose science that has exploredContinue reading “The Loop of Depression for Ni-Ti Brains”

The Problem with Kings–We are the Four Horsemen

This was originally posted on October 4, 2019 on my first website, http://www.kindlingtruth.com I abandoned that project for a few reasons, and I’ve been thinking about that decision lately. I’m not sure that I made the right choice. In any case, I have decided to republish some of the articles from that website to thisContinue reading “The Problem with Kings–We are the Four Horsemen”

Considering Proverbs 9:10 (Part 2)

10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding. What does it mean, “knowledge of the holy is understanding?” I looked up different translations of the verse above, and I think we were on the right track yesterday; the best kind of knowledge is the knowledge of HeContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 9:10 (Part 2)”

Considering Proverbs 9:10

10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding. How does fear of the Lord make one wise? There are many things in life that cause us to feel foolish, but I don’t think we will ever feel foolish when we trust in Jesus and do His will.Continue reading “Considering Proverbs 9:10”

Considering Proverbs 9:7-9

7 He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot. 8 Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee. 9 Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and heContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 9:7-9”

Considering Proverbs 9:3-6

3 She hath sent forth her maidens: she crieth upon the highest places of the city, 4 Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him, 5 Come, eat of my bread, and drink of the wine which I have mingled. 6 Forsake the foolish, and live; and go inContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 9:3-6”

Considering Proverbs 9:2

2 She hath killed her beasts; she hath mingled her wine; she hath also furnished her table. If we think of the above scripture in terms of the faithful church—both as a collective and as the Christian individual—what might we consider? What should our table be furnished with? Jesus has the answer. John 6:47-62 47 Verily, verily,Continue reading “Considering Proverbs 9:2”