Blessings of nurture

Proverbs 12:12-14 The wicked covet the catch of evil men, but the root of the righteous yields fruit. The wicked is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, but the righteous will come through trouble. A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, and the recompense of a man’s hands … More Blessings of nurture

Bless and be blessed

Proverbs 11:4,6-8 Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. The righteousness of the upright will deliver them, but the unfaithful will be caught by their lust. When a wicked man dies, his expectation will perish, and the hope of the unjust perishes. The righteous is delivered from trouble, … More Bless and be blessed

Guard your honour

Proverbs 5:1-5 “My son, pay attention to my wisdom; lend your ear to my understanding, that you may preserve discretion, and your lips may keep knowledge. For the lips of an immoral woman drip honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil; but in the end she is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword.” Leader, … More Guard your honour

Overcoming temptation

Isaiah 33:15-16 “He who walks righteously and speaks uprightly, He who despises the gain of oppressions, who gestures with his hands, refusing bribes, who stops his ears from hearing of bloodshed, and shuts his eyes from seeing evil: He will dwell on high; his place of defence will be the fortress of rocks; bread will be given … More Overcoming temptation

Open to learn

Psalm 141:5 “Let the righteous strike me; It shall be a kindness. And let him rebuke me; It shall be as excellent oil; Let my head not refuse it. For still my prayer is against the deeds of the wicked.” Leader, I bless you with being surrounded by righteous peers and superiors. I bless you with their input – to encourage or … More Open to learn

Love to love

1 Corinthians 13:4-6 “Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth.” Leader, I bless you with making good progress on the road … More Love to love