Leader’s Wives – Part 1

Leader’s Wives – Part 1

Leaders’ Wives Why are there qualifications or characteristics for leader’s wives in the New Testament? A man’s wife will dramatically impact his work – for good or evil – and can even make his leadership entirely impotent. If a leader’s wife can affect him that much,...
Proverbs 3:1-4 Obedience from the Heart

Proverbs 3:1-4 Obedience from the Heart

Obedience from the Heart Many people think God changed in-between the testaments. In the Old Testament, God was mean, vengeful, and only interested in rote obedience to his legal code. In the New Testament, God cares about love, compassion, and mercy – commandments...
Proverbs 1:1-7 – August 1, 2017

Proverbs 1:1-7 – August 1, 2017

Proverbs 1.7 says the “fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge.” Let’s begin the month of August by looking into the book of Proverbs to see all of the wonderful things God stored for us there. The Introductory Verses The first six verses of...
Proverbs 31.3 – Leadership and Purity

Proverbs 31.3 – Leadership and Purity

Politics and Purity Every day, as I read through the Bible, I’m amazed by what doesn’t change. People have always been people, and we will forever continue to make the same mistakes. Proverbs 31 contains advice from a mother to her son, who happens to be a...
What If I Didn’t Wait for Marriage?

What If I Didn’t Wait for Marriage?

In a previous post, we talked about marriage as God’s way to avoid sexual temptation. The Bible is very straightforward about calling premarital sex, or fornication, a sin. It’s wrong, and we shouldn’t do it. But what if we’ve already committed...