Honoring Fools

Proverbs 26:1 As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool.Who is a fool, you may ask? According to the Psalmist, a fool by definition is a person who does not believe in God. According to the prophet Isaiah 45, there is no God else...

Don't Trust Yourself!

Proverbs 28:14 Happy [is] the man that feareth alway: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.Proverbs 28:26 He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.It is clear from these two proverbs that one of...

The scourge of pride

Isa 2.11 “The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day. 12 For the day of the LORD of hosts [shall be] upon every [one that is] proud and lofty, and upon every [one that...

Come out… Come Away!

The Bible talks about “the spirit of the world” (1 Corinthians 2:12). This “world” is not the world of nature, but is a reference to the world system of which the devil is god (2 Corinthians 4:4). When the devil tested Jesus on the pinnacle of the temple, one of the...

The cause of trouble

1 Kings 18.17 “And it came to pass, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said unto him, [Art] thou he that troubleth Israel? 18 And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but thou, and thy father’s house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of the LORD,...