Wisdom Wednesday: Fire Burns

Today’s verse compares adultery to a burning fire in its’ consequences. Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned? He cannot; if he sets his feet upon them, and continues them ever so little on them,…

Wisdom Wednesday: Murder by Mouth

In Proverbs 12:6 an alarming simile is used to compare the words of the wicked to a murderous ambush. Ever heard the term ‘if looks could kill”. This phrase takes on a whole new meaning when appropriated to the harm caused…

Wisdom Wednesday: Avoid Fake Prosperity

Better to be an ordinary person with a servant than to be self-important but have no food. (Proverbs 12:9 NLT) Pulpit commentary wrote of this verse, “Respectful mediocrity is better than boastful poverty.” Gills Exposition describes the person who fakes…