Living Words

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue; those who love it will eat its fruit.” (Pro 18:21)

You are what you say. God spoke the world into being, and we are created in His image. How many have been damaged by having negative words spoken over them by a parent, teacher, or...

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Sleep Deprivation

“Then I saw and considered well. I saw, and received instruction: a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep; so, your poverty will come as a robber, and your want as an armed man." (Pro 24:32-34)

I’m not a big fan of poverty. I certainly don’t...

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Talker

“In all hard work there is profit, but the talk of the lips leads only to poverty.” (Pro 14:23)

I have plenty of things I am going to get around to. If I talk about them for years, they still won’t get done. It is only when we stop talking and start doing that, we make...

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Obscurity

“Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve kings. He won’t serve obscure men.” (Pro 22:29)

We are all given a fixed amount of gifts and talents. They are allocated for a purpose; in that we all have a role to play and a part to fulfill. They do come, however, with...

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Diligence

“He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.” (Pro 10:4)

We are often quick to blame God for all our problems. Other people and b elsewhere when blame is to be apportioned.

This is not about a guilt trip, and I certainly wouldn’t...

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Ants

Go to the ant, you sluggard. Consider her ways and be wise.” (Pro 6:6)

I don’t like ants; they can be quite a nuisance; but they have enormous energy and strength. They never seem to rest. They are always productive and busy. There is a lesson of a need for application and...

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