“A Nation’s Leaders are Indicative of the Character of Its People” (Proverbs 28; Proverbs 29)

Scripture reading – Proverbs 28; Proverbs 29 We continue our study in the Book of Proverbs, and today’s Scripture reading is Proverbs 28 and 29. We will consider a proverb from each of those chapters, and this is the first of two devotional commentaries for the...

“Spiritual Benefits of Biblical Discipline” (Proverbs 23)

Scripture reading – Proverbs 23 Proverbs 23 is today’s Scripture reading, and as you will see, it is rich in metaphors that illustrate spiritual principles for life and daily living. Solomon is training his son, the future king of Israel, and instilling in him...

Sovereign God, and A Lesson in Parenting (Proverbs 21-22)

Scripture reading – Proverbs 21; Proverbs 22 Proverbs 21 The Lord is Sovereign of His Creation (Proverbs 21:1-3) We are once again reminded that God is Sovereign! He is the Ruler of His creation, and has all power and authority. He is involved in the affairs of...