7 Traits of a Good Name

How important is your name to you? What do people say about you behind your back? When people hear your name, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Do you have a good name? You cannot put a price tag on having a name that is well respected. Well what is in a name? Proverbs 22:1 (ESV) “A …

Taming The Mouth

  The hardest thing to tame in life is our tongue. Proverbs 10 deals directly to the different uses of the tongue specifically with the good and bad use of words. In this chapter Solomon gives much general advice but also gives direct council concerning words. Here are some excepts; 11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but …

The Key To Wisdom

  The opening paragraph in Proverbs lays out the purpose of the book, main themes and authors. The author is Solomon, probably written to one of his sons. The purpose of the book is to know wisdom, instruction and understanding and wisdom from God. He ends this section with probably the main theme or truth of the whole book. And …