Monthly Archives: November 2012

November 27, 2012


Proverbs 10:22 The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it. With a very small difference in translation from the Hebrew, the Japanese for this verse makes a major difference in the thrust of it, … Continue reading

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November 26, 2012


Proverbs 10:9 The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out. I really like the way the Japanese translates this verse: “The walk of a person who walks completely straight is safe, but … Continue reading

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November 25, 2012


Proverbs 10:4 Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth. It seems incredible that this very, very basic truth would ever be forgotten, but it is increasingly so in today’s entitlement society. A big part of the … Continue reading

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November 24, 2012


Proverbs 9:10 “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. This verse should be inscribed over the entry to every institution of learning, but sadly, it isn’t. Most schools focus … Continue reading

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November 23, 2012


Proverbs 8:13 To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech. Christian churches today have great hesitation in calling hate a good thing, but the Bible has no such reservations. In … Continue reading

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November 22, 2012


Proverbs 4:18-19 The path of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, shining ever brighter till the full light of day. But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know what makes them … Continue reading

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November 21, 2012


Proverbs 3:32 for the LORD detests a perverse man but takes the upright into his confidence. Are you on good terms with God? Do you want to be? Those are questions we need to ask ourselves. If the answer to … Continue reading

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