MONTHLY ARCHIVES August 2016

Day 16 – Proverbs 16

Day 16 – Proverbs 16 “Pleasant words are like the honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the bones” Proverbs 16:24 When you walk in to a shop, the chances of spending your money in there is usually determined by the kind of service you get. If the person is pleasant, your experience becomes […]

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Day 15 – Proverbs 15

Day 15 – Proverbs 15 “Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, Than great treasure with trouble” Proverbs 15:16 The Advertising industry worldwide is huge. Wherever you look, someone is advertising something. Everything looks so appealing and we just want and want and want… and want. Because of our selfish desires, we […]

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Day 14 – Proverbs 14

Day 14 – Proverbs 14 “Where no oxen are the troughs are clean, but much increase comes by the strength of an ox.” Proverbs 14:4 People generally stick to “the way its always been”. That way doesn’t challenge us and probably doesn’t bear much fruit either. We are scared to take risks and invest in […]

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Day 13 – Proverbs 13

Day 13 – Proverbs 13 “He who walks with wise men will be wise, but the companion of fools will be destroyed” Proverbs 13:20 It is always tempting to want to have everything overnight. Wealth, success, knowledge, wisdom and so on. Overnight success is the dream of many yet we will miss a valuable lesson […]

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Day 12 – Proverbs 12

Day 12 – Proverbs 12 “Anxiety in the heart of man causes depression, but a good word makes it glad.” Proverbs 12:25 When a hunter goes out hunting, he dresses up in camouflaged kit so that he blends in with the environment, with the hope that he doesn’t stand out and the animals won’t see […]

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Day 11 – Proverbs 11

Day 11 – Proverbs 11 “As a ring of gold in a swine’s snout, So is a lovely woman who lacks discretion” Proverbs 11:22 Sharing photos and videos on social media has taken the world by storm. It has revolutionized the way we do business, share life events and just get to know whats going […]

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Day 10 – Proverbs 10

Day 10 – Proverbs 10 “He who has a slack hand becomes poor, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.” Proverbs 10:4 At first when I read this, I immediately thought that it was referring to a lazy man becoming poor and a hard-worker becoming rich. Then I realised that this verse is also […]

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Day 9 – Proverbs 9

Day 9 – Proverbs 9 “Do not correct a scoffer, lest he hate you. Rebuke a wise man and he will love you.” Proverbs 9:8 If you have ever tried to correct a member of the police force, you will understand what it means to correct a scoffer. No matter how right you may be, […]

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Day 8 – Proverbs 8

Day 8 – Proverbs 8 “Blessed is the man who listens to me, Watching daily at my gates” Proverbs 8:34 Listening out for wisdom doesn’t always happen in an obvious way. It can happen when you’re at the gym or doing your shopping. Something will happen which will grab your attention. You must anticipate the […]

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Day 7 – Proverbs 7

Day 7 – Proverbs 7 “My son, keep my words, And treasure my commands within you.” Proverbs 7:1 Nobody likes to listen to adults when they are growing up. Teenagers feel they know everything and any advice given to them from adults is usually just to spoil their fun. Solomon had experience with women and […]

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