Month: October 2017

  • Unrighteous Zealots

    “Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, for he will despise the wisdom of your words”. (Proverbs 23:9) In my devotional reading this morning, Dr. Adam Dooley of Dauphin Way Baptist Church in Mobile, Alabama commented that “Believers should neither feel obligated to nor responsible for those who hate the truth.” Dr. Dooley […]

  • A Fool’s Heart

    “A man who isolates himself seeks his own desire; He rages against all wise judgment” (Proverbs 18:1). I am reminded of the story of Rehoboam, Solomon’s son. Rehoboam was ordained king over Israel following Solomon’s death but he ignored the wise counsel of the elders who served King Solomon and instead chose to heed the foolish advice of his friends who […]

  • The Whisperer

    “A perverse man sows strife, and a whisperer separates the best of friends” (Proverbs 16:28). Gossip, there is no shortage if it these days. Television, social media, and other forms of technology has rapidly increased the volume and velocity of gossip. Even the whisperer speaks loud and bold in the face of a desensitized generation. […]