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Daily Devotional Meditations and a Biblical Perspective on Current Events

A Study Through Proverbs

Popular Proverbs Studies

“There is no Honor Among Thieves.” (Proverbs 21:10-11)

It is no secret that America’s judicial system has been compromised by humanists who believe man is good and liberals who defend the criminal while re-victimizing the innocent.  There is no other explanation for a society that releases sexual predators from prison to...

God Gave us Two Ears and One Mouth (Proverbs 25:11-12)

In a day when the English language is reduced to abbreviations [LOL] and hashtags [#MeNoCanWrite], Proverbs 25:11-12 is particularly timely. Proverbs 25:11-12 – “A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver. 12  As an earring of gold, and an...

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“Hatred Reveals What Love Forgives” (Proverbs 10)

“Hatred Reveals What Love Forgives” (Proverbs 10)

Scripture reading - Proverbs 10 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study.  We are considering Proverbs 10 for our Scripture reading. Our devotional will consist of two principles from Proverbs 10:12 and Proverbs 10:31-32. [Reminder: Words and phrases in...

The Personification of Wisdom (Proverbs 8; Proverbs 9)

The Personification of Wisdom (Proverbs 8; Proverbs 9)

Scripture reading - Proverbs 8; Proverbs 9 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study.  Proverbs 8 and 9 record beautiful and engaging expositions on biblical wisdom. Proverbs 8   The Cry of Wisdom (8:1) Solomon personified Wisdom in Proverbs 8 and...

“A Spiritual Cancer Called Adultery” (Proverbs 7)

“A Spiritual Cancer Called Adultery” (Proverbs 7)

Scripture reading - Proverbs 7 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study.  Proverbs 7 continues Solomon’s warnings concerning the devastating consequences of immorality (a theme throughout the book of Proverbs). I encourage you to read all of today’s...

The Lips of a Strange Woman (Proverbs 5)

The Lips of a Strange Woman (Proverbs 5)

Scripture reading - Proverbs 5; Proverbs 6 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study.  Our devotional series continues in the book of Proverbs. You will notice that the subject of Proverbs 5 is an oft-repeated theme of Solomon’s wisdom– the tragic...

“Who Do You Trust?” (Proverbs 3)

“Who Do You Trust?” (Proverbs 3)

Scripture reading - Proverbs 3; Proverbs 4 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. Our chronological reading of the Scriptures continues in the book of Proverbs. Understanding it is impossible to mine the spiritual richness of this study in godly...

Two Rewards Imparted by Godly Wisdom (Proverbs 2)

Two Rewards Imparted by Godly Wisdom (Proverbs 2)

Scripture reading - Proverbs 2 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study.  Our study of Solomon’s proverbs continues in today’s Scripture reading. Proverbs 2 begins with a paternal, affectionate salutation, “My son” (2:1). So, we are reminded that the...

“A Preamble to the Book of Proverbs” (Proverbs 1)

“A Preamble to the Book of Proverbs” (Proverbs 1)

Scripture reading - Proverbs 1 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study.  This is a bonus devotional for those who might value an introduction to our Scripture readings in the Book of Proverbs. My first effort at producing daily devotionals for my...

Popular Devotional Studies

Marriage

What Love Is This? (Hosea 4)

What Love Is This? (Hosea 4)

Scripture reading - Hosea 2; Hosea 3; Hosea 4   Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. * This is the second of two Bible studies for today.   Hosea 4 With the backdrop that is reminiscent of a heavenly courtroom, we read the words, “Hear the word of...

Prayer

From Despair to Triumphant Faith (Habakkuk 3)

From Despair to Triumphant Faith (Habakkuk 3)

Scripture reading - Habakkuk 3 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, or French. Habakkuk 3 concludes our study of the prophecies of Habakkuk, a contemporary of the prophet Jeremiah. Having...

Hard Topics

The Consequences of National Sins and a Prayer of Intercession (Lamentations 4; Lamentations 5)

The Consequences of National Sins and a Prayer of Intercession (Lamentations 4; Lamentations 5)

Scripture reading - Lamentations 4; Lamentations 5 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, German, Spanish, Portuguese, or French. Today’s Scripture reading will conclude our study of “The Lamentations of Jeremiah.” On a...