On first name basis

Proverbs 8:1-4 Does not wisdom cry out, and understanding lift up her voice? She takes her stand on the top of the high hill, beside the way, where the paths meet. She cries out by the gates, at the entry of the city, at the entrance of the doors: “To you, O men, I call, … More On first name basis

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

Life-giving consequences

Proverbs 4:24-25 “Put away from you a deceitful mouth, and put perverse lips far from you. Let your eyes look straight ahead, and your eyelids look right before you.” Leader, probably the biggest risk God took when speaking this world into being was giving us the freedom of choice within the parameters of cause and effect. I bless … More Life-giving consequences

Be a light

Proverbs 4:18,19 “But the path of the just is like the shining sun, that shines ever brighter unto the perfect day. The way of the wicked is like darkness; they do not know what makes them stumble.” Leader, I bless you with your interactions and activities providing a pure light for others to follow on their path to fulfilment and … More Be a light

Hold on holding on

Proverbs 4:10-12 “Hear, my son, and receive my sayings, and the years of your life will be many. I have taught you in the way of wisdom; I have led you in right paths. When you walk, your steps will not be hindered, and when you run, you will not stumble. Leader, I bless you … More Hold on holding on

Always more

Proverbs 4:5,6 “Get wisdom! Get understanding! Do not forget, nor turn away from the words of my mouth. Do not forsake her, and she will preserve you; love her, and she will keep you.” Leader, God – who knows every challenge and decision you will face – places a high premium on wisdom as a … More Always more

A better way

Proverbs 3:19-22 “The Lord by wisdom founded the earth; by understanding He established the heavens; by His knowledge the depths were broken up, and clouds drop down the dew. My son, let them not depart from your eyes—Keep sound wisdom and discretion; so they will be life to your soul and grace to your neck.” Leader, to … More A better way

Just say no

Proverbs 1:10-14 “My son, if sinners entice you, Do not consent. If they say, “Come with us, Let us lie in wait to shed blood; Let us lurk secretly for the innocent without cause; Let us swallow them alive like Sheol, And whole, like those who go down to the Pit; We shall find all kinds of precious possessions, … More Just say no