April 12 | Love Covers All

Proverbs 10:12, “Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs.” If you had a choice to choose how people would always treat you, either with love or hate, which one would you pick? Love. Why? Everyone loves love. Even people who hate, like those in gangs or terrorist groups, still choose to love…

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April 11 | Lazy Hands vs. Diligent Hands

Proverbs 10:4, “Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth.” King Solomon in the above proverb is contrasting the difference between poverty and wealth. The poor man, in general, is said to be poor because he or she has “lazy hands” and the wealthy are rich, generally speaking, because they have “diligent…

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April 10 | Lust

Proverbs 6:25, “Do not lust in your heart after her beauty or let her captivate you with her eyes.” In the first nine chapters of Proverbs, King Solomon contrasts the call of wisdom to the temptation of the adulteress woman (Proverbs 2:16-22, 5:1-23, 6:23-35 & 7:1-27). Solomon mentions many of the devastating consequences of adultery.…

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April 9 | Seven Things The Lord Hates

Proverbs 6:16-19, “16 There are six things the Lord hates, seven that are detestable to him: 17 haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, 18 a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into evil, 19 a false witness who pours out lies and a man who stirs…

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April 8 | Guard Your Heart

Proverbs 4:23, “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.” I had the honor of growing up in a Christian home with godly parents. Both of my parents set a great example of love and faithfulness to the Lord. A saying from my Dad that has always impacted my life is,…

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April 7 | Wisdom is Supreme

Proverbs 4:7, “Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.” Did you know that God’s wisdom has an answer for every problem you face in life? By definition, “wisdom is the application of knowledge” and “understanding is the ability to comprehend truth.” Wisdom and understanding go hand in hand because…

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April 6 | Don’t Be Stingy

Proverbs 3:27, “Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act.” Nobody likes a stingy self-centered person. Can you remember the last time you needed to borrow something and the person you asked said, “No,” even though you knew they had it? Didn’t that upset you? Nothing frustrates…

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April 5 | Trust in the Lord

Proverbs 3:5-6, “5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.” Today’s proverb is the first one I ever committed to memory. It has proven to be just as powerful today as the day I…

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April 4 | Wisdom Will Save You

Proverbs 2:12, “Wisdom will save you from the ways of wicked men, from men whose words are perverse…” Have you ever thought about how wisdom saves you from harm in your every day life? When you apply wisdom to stop at a red light in your car, your life is spared from getting hit by oncoming…

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April 3 | Don’t Follow Sinners

Proverbs 1:10, “My son, if sinners entice you, do not give in to them.” The first time I saw pornography, was because my friend brought it to my house. The first time I smoked a cigarette, was because a friend offered it to me. The first time I stole from a store, was because my friend…

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