Sometimes it seems like God is ignoring our prayers for direction, but really what’s happening is not that he’s ignoring us, but that he’s doing work behind-the-scenes. We don’t always see the ways he’s busy making the path ahead straight for us.
God’s Sovereignty & Human Choice in Proverbs
One of the core teachings of Scripture (and something that really should go without saying) is that God is sovereign. He is in control of the world He has made. Nothing is outside of His power or authority. He calls the shots…. Read More ›
What Does It Mean to “Fear the Lord”?
In my last post, we looked at the biblical definition of “wisdom.” True wisdom is knowing God’s design for how his creation works, and living rightly in light of that design. It’s “heavenly perspective with earthly application.” Wisdom isn’t just… Read More ›
Wisdom . . . It Sounds Great, But What Exactly Is It?
As we’re taking a look at the book of Proverbs, our goal is to grow in wisdom. But what exactly are we talking about when we talk about wisdom? It’s pretty easy to have an implicit idea of the gist… Read More ›
The Book of Proverbs: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Needs
Proverbs is one of the most popular books of the Bible, perhaps because most of the book is comprised of bite-sized nuggets of practical wisdom. In the age of Twitter and text messages, many of us love getting our daily information… Read More ›
Are You Content, or Are You Complacent? A Life-and-Death Difference
“Wait, what day is it again?” I’ve found myself asking that question a lot lately. With both of us working full-time and with a baby on the way, the wife and I have had very full schedules and sleep has… Read More ›