Archive for February, 2010

Living right brings stability

February 25th, 2010

Proverbs 12:3 says, “A man cannot be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted”. This verse tells us that we need build our lives on righteousness or living right before God. It says we cannot truly establish a good life if we are doing it the wrong way. Some people think that the […]

Obtaining God’s favour

February 23rd, 2010

Proverbs 12:2 says, “A good man obtains favor from the LORD, but the LORD condemns a crafty man”.Dictionary.com defines favour in a number of ways… something done or granted out of goodwill, rather than from justice or for remuneration; a kind act: to ask a favour. friendly or well-disposed regard; goodwill: to win the favor […]

Good parenting advice from Dr Sears

February 23rd, 2010

One of the parenting books I have found quite useful over the years is Dr William Sears book “Parenting and Childcare: A Guide for Christian Parents”. My wife purchased it just before our second child was born. Two things in the book have really helped me over the years. The first one is about priorities […]

Receiving correction and discipline

February 22nd, 2010

I have decided to look at one verse per day from Proverbs chapter 12 for my private reflections over the next few weeks. As I work my way through them I will share some of these reflections here. Today I looked at verse one of chapter 12. It says, “Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but […]

A kind word cheers him up

February 20th, 2010

One of the great things I love about the Bible is that it prompts me and reminds me of certain things as I read it. Today I read Proverbs 12:25. It says, “An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up”. It is a short and simple verse, but it has […]