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The Sin Of Laziness - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed” (Proverbs 26:14). This is one of the more colorful of numerous colorful verses in the book of Proverbs which rebukes the sin of laziness. Note a few of the others: “The way of...
The Proverbial Tongue - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise” (Proverbs 10:19). The book of Proverbs has much wise counsel concerning the use of the tongue. It contains, for example, no less than 27 sober warnings against speaking lies! There...
Holy Goodness - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... 37:23). • Good people expect God’s blessing (Proverbs 12:2). • Good people secure their children (Proverbs 13:22). • Good people are satisfied with life (Proverbs 14:14). • Good people love wisdom (Matthew...
The Measure of Better - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.” (Proverbs 15:16-17) There are many such comparisons as those in our text that have been incorporated in the book of Proverbs. We tend to think in financial terms, but the true measure...
How To Take Criticism - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... teach a just man, and he will increase in learning” (Proverbs 9:9). One of the most difficult lessons for Christians to learn is how to take criticism. The natural reaction is one either of resentment and desire to lash back, or else of...
I Will Ever Be True - Article
Connie J. Horn - ... turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger” (Proverbs 15:1). Grievous words are those that remind people of labor or sorrow or earthly things. The Hebrew word translated grievous in our text verse is first used in Genesis...
Joy In The Christian Life - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - merry heart doeth good like a medicine,” the Bible says (Proverbs 17:22), where the word for “merry” is more commonly translated as “joyful” or “rejoicing.” While the Bible never mentions “fun,” it has...
Righteous Friends - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend" (Proverbs 27:17). In our text above, James notes that the world's friendship so contrasts with the heart and mind of God that such a friendship turns our relationship with God into...
Divine Friendship - Article
David Woetzel, B.S. - ... there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother" (Proverbs 18:24). Who is this friend who adheres to us tighter than those that are joined by blood? Solomon had observed that his father was a man after God's own heart. But he also...
Majority "Rule" - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - the mainstream because "Every word of God is pure" (Proverbs 30:5) and we can do no other. Please share your resources with us that we might sow and reap together in the "fields ripe unto...
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