Remembering Billy Graham: 20 Memorable Quotes

Remembering Billy Graham: 20 Memorable Quotes

With my eyes filled with tears, I remembered how instrumental he was in my walk with the LORD. His love for God and the gospel was something I had never seen and probably will never see. Billy Graham was one of the greatest evangelists, and as Steven Lawson stated this morning upon finding out about Graham's passing, "There will never be another evangelist like Billy Graham."

Proverbs 31: A Woman Who Fears the Lord

Proverbs 31: A Woman Who Fears the Lord

The heart of a godly mother is a rare treasure in this day and age. Here in Proverbs 31, one of the most famous passages of Scripture for women, we find the mother of King Lemuel pleading with her son to walk in an upright manner and be mindful of his ways. His strength and his youth are...

Proverbs 30: Finding a Correct View of Self

Proverbs 30: Finding a Correct View of Self

Proverbs 30 was an oration or speech spoken by a man named Agur. Scripture doesn't mention him elsewhere, but we can see from his beginning words, he was a humble man—one who had a right view of himself...

Proverbs 29: A Legacy of Consequence

Proverbs 29: A Legacy of Consequence

One of the most foundational facts of life is that community is essential. We cannot survive - or even exist in the first place - without human interaction. As much as our individualistic society would prefer to deny it, people are always dependent on one another in some way; and...

Proverbs 28: You Can Run but You Can't Hide

Proverbs 28: You Can Run but You Can't Hide

As I have been reading and studying the book of Proverbs, not only do I see the gift of God giving us wisdom through these words, but I have found this book and particularly this chapter to be a reflection, giving insight into my own self. This is one of the beautiful things about...

Proverbs 27: Principles for Biblical Relationships

Proverbs 27: Principles for Biblical Relationships

We live in a culture that is paradoxically concerned with the nature of love and relationships as well as the importance of self and the value of solitude. The reconciling factor in all this is even when it thinks about relationship and community, it usually places most of the emphasis on the...

Proverbs 25: The Importance of Self-Control

Proverbs 25: The Importance of Self-Control

All throughout the Scriptures we are warned about the dangers that come from displaying a lack of self control. Food, laziness, lust, money…all these things have the power to control us if we let it. We are sinful in nature and so prone to worshiping things that bring us fleeting...

Proverbs 24: Do Not Envy the Wicked

Proverbs 24: Do Not Envy the Wicked

We know that Proverbs is a book all about wisdom. In order to know how to use these Proverbs and apply it to our own lives, we must have wisdom. How do we get that wisdom? It comes from the very creator of Scripture itself…God. So before we dive in Proverbs 24, I would...

Proverbs 23: Wisdom Avoids Pitfalls

Proverbs 23: Wisdom Avoids Pitfalls

Have you ever been in a situation where you do or say something and after you say, "I should have thought about this more or asked for advice before I did that"? Or this is my favorite one, "I should have thought before I spoke." Am I the only one that has been in this situation? No...

Proverbs 22: Direction, Discernment, and Driving Forces

Proverbs 22: Direction, Discernment, and Driving Forces

Something you should know about me is that I’m the kind of woman who loves hiking in theory, but not in practice. I get so excited to see the forests of trees, hear the birds chirping, breathe in the fresh air, and caress the moss on old branches as I pass by - all those elements of the...

Proverbs 21: Our Creator Rules

Proverbs 21: Our Creator Rules

Election season, Supreme Court decisions, division, riots, ungodly leaders, violence all over the news... On a large scale, our country and our world appear to be in the hands of evil men. Even in our own small corner of the universe, in our personal lives, it can seem as if we are actually...