Tag: wisdom

Taking Manhood Back

One Step Away From Stupidity

It happens to all of us ….. “Flirting with Stupidity.” We have seen CEO’s, leaders of big movements, influencers who have built their reputation for years suddenly destroyed by what seemed like an act of stupidity. A husband who confesses his love for his family but chose to succumb to the temptation of flirting with…
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Who’s Your Teacher?

*Life has given us 2 effective teachers. Wisdom and Consequences. If consequences has a back-end price, wisdom has a front-end price. Many years ago, I started a small food business. Buildings with call center tenants (graveyard shift) would allow us set up pre-cooked food for their people. Our food stall was very convenient because their employees…
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This Just Might Save your Life

Proverbs 4 4 My father taught me, “Take my words to heart. Follow my commands, and you will live. 5 Get wisdom; develop good judgment. Don’t forget my words or turn away from them. 6 Don’t turn your back on wisdom, for she will protect you. Love her, and she will guard you. 7 Getting wisdom is the wisest thing you can do! And whatever else you…
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Positioned to Receive Wisdom

Proverbs 2 1 My son, if you receive my words and treasure up my commandments with you, 2 making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding; 3 yes, if you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding, 4 if you seek it like silver and search for it as for hidden treasures, 5 then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of…
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Using The Right Fear to Fight Temptation

Proverbs 1 7 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge;  fools despise wisdom and instruction. 8 Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching, 10 My son, if sinners entice you,    do not consent.11 If they say, “Come with us, let us lie in wait for blood;    let us ambush the innocent without reason;12 like Sheol let us swallow them alive,    and whole, like those…
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Wisdom is Calling

Proverbs 1 20 Wisdom cries aloud in the street, in the markets she raises her voice; 21 at the head of the noisy streets she cries out; at the entrance of the city gates she speaks: 23 If you turn at my reproof, behold, I will pour out my spirit to you;  I will make my words known to you. 28 Then they will call upon me,…
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Scrap Pork and Give us Some Wise Discerning Men

1 Kings 3:9-13 English Standard Version (ESV) 9 Give your servant therefore an understanding mind to govern your people, that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this your great people?” 10 It pleased the Lord that Solomon had asked this. 11 And God said to him, “Because you have asked this (WISDOM), and have not…
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Where is Wisdom?

There’s a story about a proud young man who came to Socrates asking for knowledge. He walked up to the muscular philosopher and said, “O great Socrates, I come to you for knowledge.” Socrates recognized a pompous numbskull when he saw one. He led the young man through the streets, to the sea, and chest…
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